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Book List: Skin Tone

Here is a selection of books from our collection exploring skin tone and color and other racial features and countering anti-blackness

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 full collection. To see more, use the filtered search on the left-hand bar: go to “Content” and click “Skin Tone and Color.”

Amazing faces


by Lee Bennett Hopkins and Chris K. Soentpiet

Poems focusing on universal emotions, as expressed by poets from diverse backgrounds, including Joseph Bruchac, Nikki Grimes, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Pat Mora, Janet S. Wong, and many others.--Provided by publisher

Race/Culture Concepts

I am Hapa! / !Soy Hapa!


by Crystal Smith

With delightful photographs, I am Hapa encourages children to look within themselves and appreciate the diverse cultures and ethnicities that make each person special. I am Hapa is the first trilingual children's book in English, Spanish and Chinese, celebrating the multiracial and multicultural experience.

Race/Culture Concepts

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