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Diverse Books Need Us: PreK-2nd Grade

PreK-2nd Grade Books Suggestions

Books that Feature Characters who are Asian

Link to Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat  Zhang in the catalog.
Link to Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes by Mahak Jain in the Catalog
Link to a Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin in the catalog.
Link to Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed in the catalog.
Link to Bindu's by Supriya Kelkar in the catalog.
Link to Chaiwala! by Priti Birla Maheshwan in the catalog.
Link to Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho in the catalog.
Link to Ginger and Chrysanthemum by Kristen Mai Giang in the catalog.
Link to Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say in the catalog.
Link to Grandmother School by Rina Singh in the catalog.
Link to Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin by Chieri Uegaki in the catalog.
Link to Home is in Between by Mitali Perkins in the Catalog
Link to I Dream of Popo by Livia Blackburne in the catalog.
Link to Grandpa Across the Ocean by Hyewon in the catalog.
Link to Hundred Years of Happiness by Thanhha Lai in the catalog.
Link to I am Golden by Eva Chen in the Catalog.
Link to I'll Go anc Come Back by Rajani LaRocca in the Catalog
Link to the Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig in the catalog.
Link to Jasmine Toguchi Mochi Queen by Debbi Michiko Florence in the catalog.
Link to the Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar in the catalog.
Link to Katie Woo series by Fran Manushkin in the catalog.
Link to Like a Dandelion by Huy Voun Lee in the catalog.
Link to Ling & Ting Together in all Weather by Grace Lin in the Catalog
Link to magic Ramen: the story of Momofuki Ando in the catalog.
:ink to My Day with Gong Gong by Sennah Yee in the catalog.
Link to the Name Jar by Yangsook Choi in the catalog.
Link to The Ocean Calls by Tina Cho in the Catalog
Link to the Paper Boat by Thao Lam in the catalog.
Link to Sugar in Milk by Thrifty Umrigar in the catalog.
Link to  Tales of  Bunjitsu Bunny by John Himmelman in the catalog.
Link to Thank You, Miyuki by Roxanne Marie Galliez in the catalog.
Link to the Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters who are Black

Link to America, My Love, America, My Heart by Daria Peoples-Riley in the catalog.
Link to Backyard Camp-out by Jerdine Nolan in the catalog.
Link to the Bell Rang by James Ransome in the catalog.
Link to the Big Bed by Bunmi Laditan in the catalog.
Link to Black is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy in the catalog.
Link to Born Ready: the true story of a boy named Penelope by Jodie Patterson in the catalog.
Link to Brown by Nancy Johnson James in the catalog.
Link to Carpenter's Helper by Sybil Rosen in the catalog.
Link to Carter Reads the Newspaper by Deborah Hopkinson in the catalog.
Link to Don't Touch My Hair by Sharee Miller in the catalog.
Link to Electric Slide and Kai by Kelly J. Baptist in the Catalog
Link to the First Day of School by Margaret McNamara in the catalog.
Link to Get a Hit, Mo! by David Adler in the catalog.
Link to A Girl Like Me by Angela Johnson in the catalog.
Link to Hair Love: a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere by Matthew A Cherry in the catalog.
Link to Here Comes the Parade by Tony Dungy in the catalog.
Link to I am Every Good Thing by Derrick D. Barnes in the catalog.
Link to I Am Smart, I Am Blessed, I Can Do Anything by Alissa Holder in the catalog.
Link to I Promise by Lebron James in the catalog.
Link to Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall in the catalog.
Link to Kick Push by Frank Morrison in the catalog.
Link to King & Kayla by Dori Hillestad Butler in the Catalog
Link to the King of Kindergarten by Derrick D. Barnes in the catalog.
Link to Lily's New Home by Paula Yoo in the catalog.
Link to Lubaya's Quiet Roar by Marilyn Nelson in the catalog.
Link to My Rainbow by Trinity Neal in the catalog.
Link to Milo Imagines the World by Matt de la Pena in the catalog.
Link to Mommy's Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow in the catalog.
Link to My Day with the Panye by Tami Charles in the catalog.
Link to Princess Truly series by Kelly Greenawatt in the catalog.
Link to Play Ball, Jackie by Stephen Krensky in the catalog.
Link to the Proudest Blue: a story of hijab and family by Ibtihaj Muhammad in the catalog.
Link to Ruby and the Booker Boy series by Derrick D. Barnes in the catalog.
Link to Red Shoes by Karen English in the catalog.
Link to Saturday by Oge Mora in the catalog.
Link to Springtime Blossoms by Jerdine Nolan in the catalog.
Link to Sulwe by Nyong'o Lupita in the catalog.
Link to Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang in the Catalog
Link to Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora in the catalog.
Link to Time for Kenny by Brain Pinkey in the catalog.
Link to We March by Shane W. Evans in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters who are Latinx

Link to the Sophia Martinez series by Jacqueline Jules in the catalog.
Link to All Around Us by Xelena Gonzales in the catalog.
Link to Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal in the catalog.
Link to A Bear for Miguel by Elaine Marie Alphin in the catalog.
Link to Juana and Lucas series by Juana Medina in the catalog,
Link to Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Pena in the catalog.
Link to Feliz new Year, Ava Gabriela by Alessandra Allesandri in the catalog.
Link to mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina in the catalog.
Link to My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero in the catalog.
Link to Octopus Stew by Eric Velasquez in the catalog.
Link to Paletero Man by Lucky Diaz in the catalog.
Link to Pedro Series by Kate Manushkin in the Catalog
Link to Senor Cat's Romance and other Latin American stories by Lucia Gonzalez in the catalog.
Llnk to Storyteller's Candle by Lucia Gonzalez in the catalog.
Link to Tia Fortuna's New Home by Ruth Behar in the catalog.
Link to Vamo!: Let's Go to Market  by Raul the Third in the catalog.
Link to Where are You From by Yamilie Saied Mendez in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters who are LGBTQ+

Link to Adventures with My Daddies by Peter Gareth in the catalog.
Link to Bling Blaine: : throw glitter, not shade by Rob Sanders in the catalog,
Link to Born Ready: the true story of a boy named Penelope by Jodie Patterson in the catalog.
Link to Call Me Max by Kyle Lukoff in the catalog.
Link to Calvin by Ronald Martin Ford in the catalog.
Link to Daddy and Dada by Ryan Brockington in the catalog.
Link to From Archie to Zach by Vincent X. Kirsch in the catalog.
Link to Grandad's Camper by Harry Woodgate in the catalog.
Link to Home at Last by Vera B. Williams in the catalog.
Link to I'm Not a Girl by Maddox Lyons in the catalog.
Link to Jacob's New Dress by Sarah Hoffman in the catalog.
Link to Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love in the catalog.
Link to Morris Mickelwhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino in the catalog.
Link to My Maddy by Gayle E. Pittman in the catalog.
Link to Mama and Mommy and Me in the mIddle by Nina LaCour in the Catalog
Link to My Moms Love me by Anna Membrino in the Catalog
Link to My Rainbow by Trinity Neal in the catalog.
Link to My Shadow in Pink by Scott Stuart in the catalog.
Link My Sister Daisy by Adria Karlsson in the catalog.
Link to Pride Puppy by Robin Stevenson in the catalog.
Link to Prince and Knight by Daniel Haack in the Catalog
Link to The Rainbow Parade by Emily Neilson  in the Catalog
Link to Riley Can't Stop Crying by Stephanie Boulay in the catalog.
Link to Stella Brings the Family by Miriam B. Schiffer in the Catalog
Link to Uncle Bobby's Wedding by Sarah s Brannen in the catalog,
What Are Your Words by by Katherine Locke in the catalog.
Link to What Riley Wore by Elana K. Arnold in the catalog.
When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters who are Indigenous

Link to Birdsong by Julie Flett in the catalog.
Link to Bowwow Powwow by Brenda Child in  the catalog.
Link to Fall in Line, Holden by Daniel Vandever in the catalog.
Link to Fry Bread: A native american family story by Kevin Noble Malliard in the catalog.
Link to Anaana's Amautik by Nadia Sammurtaok in the catalogt.
Link to Pow Wow Day by Traci Sorell in the catalog.
Link to Swift Fox All Along by Rebecca Thomas in the catalog.
Link to We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom in the catalog
We are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell in the catalog.
Link to When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith in the catalog.
Young Wolf and Spirit Heroes by Janice Shefelman in the catalog,

Books that Feature Characters with Neurodiversity

 

Link to Benny J. and the Horrible Halloween by Sivan Hong in the catalog,
Link to Benji, the Bad Day, and Me by Sally J. Pla in the catalog.
Link to A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey in the catalog.
Link to I'm Here by Peter Reynolds in the catalog.
Link to My Brother Charlie by Holly Robinson Peele in the catalog.
Link to My Rainbow by Trinity Neal in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters with a Disability

Link to ali and the sea stars by ali stroker in the Catalog
Link to Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus in the catalog.
Link to Dancing with Daddy by Anitra Rowe Schulte in the catalog.
Llnk to the Deaf Musicians by Pete Seeger in the catalog.
Link to Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari in the catalog.
Link to Just Because by Rebecca Elliot in the catalog.
Link to Travelin Eye by Jenny Sue Kosstecki-Shaw in the catalog.
Link to Rescue and Jessica by Jessica Kensky in the catalog.
Link to Ruby Lu : Empress Everything by Lenore Look in the catalog.
Link to A Sky Blue Bench by Bahram Rahman in the catalog.
Link to Some Days by Julie A. Stamm in the catalog.
Link to Susan Laughs by Jeanne Willis in the catalog.
Link to Thank You, Mr, Falker by Patricia Polacco in the catalog.
Link to When Charley Met Emma by Amy Webb in the catalog.
Link to You Are Enough: A book about Inclusion by Margaret O'Hair in the catalog.