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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"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!"--
This lyrical picture book from beloved creator Nikki McClure follows a family through one day and muses in the possibilities that one day holds—from enjoying treats at the bakery, to admiring handmade goods from local artisan shops, to observing the new construction in town. Illuminating themes of community, creativity, and collaboration, What Will These Hands Make? dares the reader to dream up everything they can be and all the ways they can leave their little corner of the world better than they found it.--publisher
Smart Sarah discovers how rainbows, cupcakes, and a curiosity about colors lead her to an appreciation for science.
Now, more than ever, kids need tools to deal with a wide range of emotions they experience day to day: fear, anxiety, shame, anger, sadness, grief, worry.... and they need tools to help them feel good about themselves, too! EFT Tapping can provide the tools kids (and adults) need to get through these emotions without letting them get the overhand. Brad Yates is a leading expert in EFT Tapping, and this book presents a unique series of tappings sessions designed especially for kids to help them get through a Garden of Emotions. --publisher
Hugs and Kisses is a warm, lighthearted story that appeals to all children. Hugs and kisses can be most welcome any time and in any place. They are great with a cookie and some milk. They are also wonderfully soothing for a bruised knee. Hugs and kisses are also great for scaring away scary nights. They are most welcome in the spring and summer as well as in the fall and winter. Hugs and Kisses is an endearing story that will also appeal to adults.--publisher
What Is...? is a story that children will love from start to finish. Children love to play guessing games and they are sure to find this to be great fun. It is a relaxing book that will pique the interest of children and adults as well. This book is great for a rainy day or any other time. What Is...? takes the reader on an interesting journey and it is a great page turner with a warm and amusing ending. -- publisher
This is an entertaining story about childhood friendships that children will easily understand and enjoy reading. Friends are simply wonderful, whether old or new. All children love to laugh and run and play with friends. However, childhood friendships are special in all areas of life.--publisher
Calvin Cooper Carter longed for his big day. He longed for the day when he would be able to go to school. He wished that he could go to school, too. When his big day finally arrives, he is both excited and even a little scared. However, Clavin Cooper Carter's big day turns out to be a great day! --publisher
Two twin girls, who have always shared everything, sleep in separate beds with their own blankets for the first time.
Sights and sounds of a summer twilight mingle with recollections of a lovely day at the beach as a household settles in for the night.