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Diverse Books for our Diverse Nation

This is a list of books for all of looking to be represented in the world!

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(These books are alphabetical by title, with 4 titles in Spanish finishing off the list!) 

The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

This brand new book is FILLED with Black History and would be good for kids older than about 6 or 7 years old; could be good for families to talk about together.


Baby's First Kind Words: A Board Book Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781635862508
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - September 15th, 2020

This board book is ADORABLE! It is very simple with just 1 word per page and an illustration that begs to be talked about.  Ages Baby to 3


The Circus Ship Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763630904
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Published: Candlewick - September 22nd, 2009

One of Book Bin's ALL-TIME Favorites (:

This picture book, available in both hardcover and paperback, is told in rollicking rhyme.

Don't push those circus animals off the island! They're so helpful and nice to have around (:

All ages


Follow Your Dreams, Little One Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316475150
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Published: LB Kids - September 29th, 2020

"  Follow your dreams, little one. There's so much good you can do.

Just look at all the legends who came before you. "

Wow! What a great book of fabulous role models!  This board book shows the ways they changed the world. Ages 2 to 4


Hey, Baby!: A Baby's Day in Doodles Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984849519
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 4th, 2020

We wake up and shake it, baby! We have fun and eat, yum yum baby!

The doodles in these illustrations will make pointing out and identifying familiar objects a treat.

Ages Baby to 2


Jabari Jumps Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763678388
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Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

This picture book, available in both hardcover and paperback, is a triumphant story of a boy working up the courage to jump off the diving board. You can do it, Jabari!  Ages 4 to 8


Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062937407
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

What a charming story! Two sisters, "per-sisters", work together to turn the crummy courtyard in their apartment complex into a small park for the kids who live there.  Ages 4 to 7


The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story Cover Image
By Aya Khalil, Anait Semirdzhyan (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884487548
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - February 18th, 2020

A touching story about a new immigrant who doesn't want to be different than the other kids in her third grade classroom. Instead, she learns to embrace her heritage through a class project.

Ages 6 to 8


Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

2016's Caldecott Honor Books and Newbery Medal Winner!

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things... enough said.  Well, I'll also say this is about taking a different perspective on what you see around you, appreciating its diversity, and it's also about being engaged with your surroundings.

Ages 4 to 7


My Hair is a Garden Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807509234
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2018

This is a book to savor. Not only is it a story of being teased and figuring a way to grow from it, it is a beautiful metaphor for life and challenges, complete with real hair care tips at the back! 

All Ages


Remarkably You Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062427588
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Published: HarperCollins - February 5th, 2019

A love letter to individuality in fabulous rhyme:

"You have your own spirit, unparralleled flair. So rock what you've got-- every day, everywhere. Perhaps you wander. Or wonder. Or sing. The world needs your voice and the gifts that you bring."

Ages 4 to 8


Superheroes Are Everywhere Cover Image
By Kamala Harris, Mechal Renee Roe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984837493
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - January 8th, 2019

Who makes you feel special? Who can you count on? Who are your favorite teachers?

We all look for helpers in our lives- people around us who are being the best they can be. Superheroes.

This book has a lot of text, but there is so much to talk about!

Ages 5 to 8


You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

YOU MATTER

That's the whole thing, the most important thing, the indisputable thing.

A very interesting picture book; I read it twice through, and I want to go back and read it again (:

Ages 4 to 8


When I Grow Up...Great Leaders: Kids Like You that Became Inspiring Leaders Cover Image
By DK, Lucy Semple (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781465491404
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Published: DK Children - March 10th, 2020

A range of GREAT Leaders and their impact is the story here - from RBG to Gandhi, MLK Jr., Rosemarie Kuptana, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Emmeline Pankhurst, all the way to Nelson Mandela. Theres's some GREAT information in here!

Ages 3 to 5


Who Says I Love You?: Baby's First
By Highlights (Created by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781684371563
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Published: Highlights Press - November 13th, 2018

A board book complete with cute babies and animal noises... WHO can ask for anything more? Well, there's more! It has a mirror in the back as well <3

Ages Baby to 2


Words to Love by Cover Image
By Rick Warren, Ag Jatkowska (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780310752820
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Published: Zonderkidz - December 25th, 2018

A bright and colorful picture book to show that words can DO lots of things like encourage and spread love and show respect, but they also can't be taken back once they are out there, so choose them wisely. Ages 4 to 8

 

Ages 4 to 8


Freight Train/Tren de carga Board Book: Bilingual Spanish-English Cover Image
By Donald Crews, Donald Crews (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062457080
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 27th, 2016

The classic board book in a board book with English and Spanish side-by-side.

Colors, movement, train cars... poetry in motion.  Ages Baby to 4


Hogar Cover Image
By Carson Ellis, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536210682
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Published: Candlewick - March 17th, 2020

The beautifully illustrated book HOME by Carson Ellis, now in paperback and in Spanish, shows how different all of our homes can be.  Some people live in igloos, some on ships, some in apartments buildings, and some in shoes! Tall homes short homes, clean homes, messy homes. All are perfect or what they are.  Could spark good conversation.

Ages 4 to 8


La llama llama rojo pijama (Spanish language edition) Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney, Anna Dewdney (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425290392
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - June 13th, 2017

We LOVE the Llama Llama books!  This is the original story in Spanish (:

Have you seen this: Ludacris Llama Llama Red Pajama Freestyle  ... it's excellent (:


Say Hello! Cover Image
By Rachel Isadora, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399256325
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 16th, 2017

(Book is mostly in English)

As Carmelita and her mama walk through the neighborhood, they say hello to everyone they see... in their native language!

There's Arabic in this book, as well as French, Spanish, Italian, Swahili, Japanese, Madarin, and Hebrew!

Ages 2 to 5