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Book List: Multiracial Families

Here is a selection of high quality books from our collection depicting multiracial families. We strive to include as much varied racial/cultural representation as possible, with a focus on #OwnVoices, but these lists also reflect what is available on the market. These titles are only a sample of what you can find in our comprehensive collection. To see more, go to Search the Collection and use the "Content" filter on the left-hand menu for “Diverse Family,” or click here. See also our Adoption book list for titles with adopted characters and diverse families.

Twenty Yawns

2016

by Jane Smiley and Lauren Castillo

"Featuring lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, this bedtime tale from Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley and Caldecott Honor recipient Lauren Castillo evokes the splashy fun of the beach and the quietude of a moonlit night, with twenty yawns sprinkled in for children to discover and count. As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?" -- publisher

Any Child

Two problems for Sophia

2018

by Jim Averbeck and Yasmeen Ismail

When her family complains about her pet giraffe's loud snoring and sloppy kisses, Sophia finds an engineering solution.

Any Child

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