Selected picture books in the Children’s Library collection that illustrate and celebrate diversity in children’s literature.

Kids Multi-Cultural Picture books List.pdf

*Items may be found in multiple locations. Check the catalog or ask a librarian for assistance

Adoff, Arnold. Black is Brown is Tan.

Alexi, Sherman. Thunder Boy, Jr.

Bridges, Shirin Yim. Ruby’s Wish.

Castan͂eda, Omar. Abuela’s Weave.

Choi, Sook Nyul. Halmoni and the Picnic.

De la Pen͂a, Matt. Last Stop on Market Street.

Diaz, Junot. Islandborn.

Dorros, Arthur. Abuela.

Friedman, Ina. How My Parents Learned to Eat

Isadora, Rachel. Peekaboo Morning.

Katz, Karen. The Colors of Us.

Keats, Ezra Jack. The Snowy Day.

Keats, Ezra Jack. Peter’s Chair.

Khan, Hena. Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: a Muslim Book of Colors.

Kim, Aram. No Kimchi for Me!

Manushkin, Fran. Happy in Our Skin.

McAnulty, Stacy. Excellent Ed.

McQuinn, Anna. Lola Plants a Garden.

McQuinn, Anna. Lola Reads to Leo.

Medina, Meg. Mango, Abuela and Me.

Meshon, Aaron. Take Me Out to the Yakyu.

Meyers, Susan. Everywhere Babies.

Mora, Pat. Tomás and the Library Lady.

Pak, Soyung. Sumi’s First Day of School Ever.

Park, Linda Sue. Bee-Bim Bop!

Penfold, Alexandra. All Are Welcome!  

Phi, Bao. A Different Pond

Recorvits, Helen. My Name is Yoon.

Richardson, Justin. And Tango Makes Three.

Rotner, Shelley. Shades of People.

Tafolla, Carmen. What Can You Do with a Rebozo?

Say, Allen. Grandfather’s Journey.

Say, Allen. Tea With Milk.

Scanlon, Liz Gordon. All the World.

Schofield-Morrison, Connie. I Got the Rhythm.

Shannon, George. One Family.

Sima, Jessie. Harriet Gets Carried Away.  

Sima, Jessie. Not Quite Narwhal.  

Soto, Gary. Too Many Tamales.

Smiley, Jane. Twenty Yawns.

Thong, Roseanne. Green is a Chile Pepper: a Book of Colors.

Thong, Roseanne. Round is a Mooncake: a Book of Shapes.

Watts, Jeri. A Piece of Home.

Wells, Rosemary. Yoko.

Wells, Rosemary. Yoko Writes Her Name.

Williams, Vera B. A Chair for My Mother.

Williams, Vera B. “More, More, More,” said the Baby.

Wing, Natasha. Jalepen͂o Bagels.  

Woodson, Jaqueline. The Day You Begin

Yashima, Taro. Umbrella.