Children 2022 BIPOC Releases

I Am Golden Cover Image
By Eva Chen, Sophie Diao (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250842053
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - February 1st, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

This joyful and lyrical picture book from New York Times bestselling author Eva Chen and illustrator Sophie Diao is a moving ode to the immigrant experience, as well as a manifesto of self-love for Chinese American children.

What do you see when you look in the mirror, Mei? Do you see beauty?

Nigel and the Moon Cover Image
By Antwan Eady, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780063056282
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 15th, 2022

From debut author Antwan Eady and artist Gracey Zhang comes a glowing tale about the young dreaming big. A perfect story to demonstrate how pride in where we come from can bring a shining confidence.

When Nigel looks up at the moon, his future is bright. He imagines himself as…an astronaut, a dancer, a superhero, too!

With Lots of Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593205006
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

A beautiful, lyrical story about a girl who moves from her home in Central America to the United States, and everything she leaves behind and longs for—especially her Abuela—as she makes a new life.

The Year We Learned to Fly Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399545535
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 4th, 2022

Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López's highly anticipated companion to their #1 New York Times bestseller The Day You Begin illuminates the power in each of us to face challenges with confidence.

Anansi and the Golden Pot Cover Image
By Tinuke Fagborun (Illustrator), Taiye Selasi
ISBN: 9780744049909
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Published: DK Children - February 15th, 2022

A West African story about the much-loved trickster, Anansi, retold and reimagined for a new generation by award-winning author Taiye Selasi

“Allow me to introduce myself.”
But he needed no introduction. “Anansi the spider!” said Anansi the boy. “The tales were true!”

Just Help!: How to Build a Better World Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593206263
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Published: Philomel Books - January 25th, 2022

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Just Ask! comes a fun and meaningful story about making the world--and your community--better, one action at a time, that asks the question: Who will you help today?

We Play Soccer (My Friend, Mi Amigo) Cover Image
By René Colato Laínez, Nomar Perez (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823445066
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Published: Holiday House - January 11th, 2022

Joe speaks English.  He loves soccer. José habla español. A José le gusta el fútbol. This story is in English and Spanish!

Hola, Joe. / Hi, José. 
I have my uniform. /Tengo mi uniforme.
I am ready. / Estoy listo.

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The Unbreakable Thread Cover Image
By Emily Joof, Asma Enayeh (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781953859259
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Soaring Kite Books - October 4th, 2022

A bittersweet celebration of the everlasting bond between a mother and child through the changing phases of their lives.

Love in the Library Cover Image
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Yas Imamura (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536204308
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Published: Candlewick - February 8th, 2022

Set in an incarceration camp where the United States cruelly detained Japanese Americans during WWII and based on true events, this moving love story finds hope in heartbreak.

To fall in love is already a gift. But to fall in love in a place like Minidoka, a place built to make people feel like they weren’t human—that was miraculous.

Dear Reader: A Love Letter to Libraries Cover Image
ISBN: 9781499812251
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Published: little bee books - February 8th, 2022

"A rousing call to action for more racially diverse children's literature." -Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

In this book a young girl pens a love letter to libraries and books, and powerfully expresses the need for diversity and the importance of representation in stories!

There was just this one thing, this nagging suspicion, that I didn&