Our collection of children's picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC) is available to the public. You can use the Search Tool below to find titles. *Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL recommendation.* See our related readings page for suggested tools for evaluating books.
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Noura loves watermelon truly, madly, deeply. Can there ever be too much of a good thing?
Crocodile goes to the dentist, and both of them have to overcome their fears--not only of tooth extractions, but of each other.
Cookie is a genius, Milk a daredevil. Cookie loves math & science. Milk loves adventure & adrenaline. What could two little girls who are nothing alike possibly have in common? Follow this dynamic duo through skateboard stunts and tubular-tastic surfs to discover what lies beneath true friendship. You may be surprised at what you find. -- publisher
"A nonstop talker learns about the power of listening when he comes down with a case of laryngitis"--
The first children's book from multi-genre artist Brontez Purnell, a 2018 winner of the Whiting Award, sweetly portrays a common but rarely narrated childhood experience --having a single parent and taking care of a younger sibling. With illustrations by Brooklyn artist Elise R. Peterson, The Nightlife of Jacuzzi Gaskett recounts 11- year-old Jacuzzi's evening activities while he cares for his baby brother and waits for mama's arrival home. He ponders his dad, school, and his future--and when his brother wakes up, Jacuzzi knows just how to get him back to sleep.
"From a velociraptor's sharp sickle-tipped toes to a T. rex's giant curved teeth, and from the body armor of an ankylosaurus to the long neck of a brachiosaurus, discover what it would be like if you had one of these wild dinosaur parts"--Publisher marketing
A collection of poems celebrates the four seasons, including spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Illustrations, simple text, and haiku reveal a young boy's longing and remembrance of his mother.
"A little boy describes what his parents' lives were like before he was born ... and how much more fun-filled they are now that he's here!"--
"It's time to clean Adi's room! If only a computer could do it for her! That gives Adi and her best friend Gabi an idea-think like a coder! These scientific thinkers put on their computer coding caps and make cleaning up a snap by sorting with variables!"--