Children BIPOC Books

Somos Como Las Nubes / We Are Like the Clouds Cover Image
By Jorge Argueta, Alfonso Ruano (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781554988495
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Published: Groundwood Books - October 11th, 2016

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them.

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.

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!

Eyes That Speak to the Stars Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780063057753
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Published: HarperCollins - February 15th, 2022

New York Times bestselling team Joanna Ho and Dung Ho present Eyes That Speak to the Stars, companion to the acclaimed Eyes That Kiss in the Corners.

“A brilliant treatise to love of self and heritage.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

Across the Bay Cover Image
By Carlos Aponte, Carlos Aponte (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524786625
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 17th, 2019


Author-illustrator Carlos Aponte takes readers on a journey to the heart of Puerto Rico in this enchanting picture book set in Old San Juan.

"A lively and honest story about filling voids and exploring what defines a family--as well as a love letter to a childhood home."--Horn Book

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!

Nosotros Means Us: Un cuento bilingüe Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593305140
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

A moving bilingual ode to the unshakeable bond between a parent and child in the tradition of Runaway Bunny and The Wonderful Things You Will Be, from a New York Times bestselling creator.

If I were a sheep, you would be a lamb.
If I were a bear, you would be a cub.

Areli Is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient Cover Image
By Areli Morales, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781984893994
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Published: Random House Studio - June 8th, 2021

In the first picture book written by a DACA Dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story.

When Areli was just a baby, her mama and papa moved from Mexico to New York with her brother, Alex, to make a better life for the family--and when she was in kindergarten, they sent for her, too.

First 100 Words: Bilingual Firsts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945635298
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Published: Encantos - May 4th, 2021

From the Emmy-nominated, award-winning bilingual preschool series Canticos, comes First 100 Words, a part of the Canticos Bilingual Firsts collection.

If Dominican Were a Color Cover Image
By Sili Recio, Brianna McCarthy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534461796
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - September 22nd, 2020

The colors of Hispaniola burst into life in this striking, evocative debut picture book that celebrates the joy of being Dominican.

If Dominican were a color, it would be the sunset in the sky, blazing red and burning bright.
If Dominican were a color, it’d be the roar of the ocean in the deep of the night,
With the moon beaming down rays of sheer delig

Festival of Colors (Classic Board Books) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534478176
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Published: Little Simon - January 5th, 2021

Holi, Hai! Holi, Hai! It’s time to prepare for the Indian springtime Festival of Colors in this delightful Classic Board Book!

It’s time for the Indian festival of Holi, a celebration of the start of spring, of new beginnings, and of good over evil.

Where Three Oceans Meet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419741296
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 24th, 2021

 A child, mother, and grandmother travel all the way to the end of the earth in this picture book that celebrates multigenerational love—perfect for fans of Drawn Together and Alma.

“I want to see what’s at the end of the earth!”
Sejal, Mommy, and Pati travel together to the southern tip of India.

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?