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Black Boy Joy: 30 Picture Books Featuring Black Male Protagonists

Finding good, quality books featuring people of color can be a challenge. Here are 30 must-read stories with Black boys at the center.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Picture Books To Celebrate Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year kicks off on February 10th this year. In the spirit of celebration, here are some festive books to share with young readers.

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Teen

On Justice for Black Boyhood

As an author and parent, Kim Johnson aims to foster a world where Black boys can thrive and be cherished for the incredible individuals they are.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Books That Celebrate Diverse Holidays and Traditions

As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to remember there are a diverse set of holidays available to explore. Here are great picture books that introduce kids to diverse holidays and traditions.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

31 Children’s & YA Books That Celebrate Native American Heritage

These stories offer young readers an opportunity to learn more about the rich and complex history of Indigenous peoples in North America.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

15 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic & Latine Heritage

What better way to celebrate Hispanic culture and history with kids than with picture books? From biographies to folktales, there’s something great for every young reader.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Uplifting Children's Books About Black Hair

From kinks and coils to afros and cornrows, the Black children in these empowering picture books are proud to rock their natural hair.

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All Ages

Children's & YA Books by Latine Authors

These Latine and Hispanic authors in children's literature use their stories to celebrate the beauty and complexities of the cultures that shaped them.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

Evocative Books by Afro-Latine Authors To Read With Your Child

Our hand-picked selection of kids' books showcases the rich voices and talents of Afro-Latine storytellers.

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Teen

What Does It Mean To Be First Generation?

Explore nine different ways of looking at the immigrant experience through the lens of these young adult stories.

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Tween

Start Reading an Excerpt of Lei and the Fire Goddess

Prepare to be transported to a realm where fiery goddesses, mythical creatures, and courageous heroes come to life with every turn of the page.

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Teen

11 Diverse YA Romance Novels To Swoon Over

These swoony romance stories feature diverse characters and a fresh blend of love and culture, bringing a sense of realism to the genre.

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Tween

Teen

The Power of Poetry To Break Down Ableist Beliefs

When Jasminne Mendez's chronic illness felt overwhelming and scary, poetry helped her to overcome her biased beliefs around her disability in three key ways.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Must-Read Children’s Books To Celebrate Juneteenth

From festive foods to parades, there are many ways to celebrate Juneteenth. Use these kids' books to help mark this special day.

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