Corduroy just has to take a peek outside, and when he does, he falls out! Ok, I’ll get it added to the list! Amira and her friends Taylor, Zahla, Kennedy and Hayden have been cheering since the second grade. She collected over 70,000 insect specimens, discovered new species, had tangles with sticky spider webs, and tumbled from a cliff. He was born to an enslaved mother and grew up with the horrors of slavery. A contemporary middle-grade novel that follows Jude, a 12-year-old Syrian girl who is forced to move to a suburban American town to live with her uncle and his family, where she experiences the joys and struggles of a new life. Lety Out Loud byÂ Angela Cervantes The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi This moving book featuresÂ stylish and quirky illustrationsÂ andÂ extra facts at the back, including aÂ biographical timelineÂ with historical photos and a detailed profile of “The Greatest’s” life. It was unlike any other garden she knew. She went on to be one of the most important people in the history of space travel. (shelved 73 times as childrens-chapter-books) avg rating â¦ Aunty pins hers up with a beautiful brooch. Love You Head to Toe by Ashley Barron The most notable picture books, middle grade and young adult books of the year, selected by The Timesâs childrenâs books editor. An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. What’s that you say? Writer, activist, trolley car conductor, dancer, mother, and humanitarianÂMaya Angelou’s life was marked by transformation and perseverance. But all that seemed unimportant when his country came under the grip of a brutal dictator and entered World War II on the side of Nazi Germany. This book list is only for books being published in 2019. Girls with Guts! The profound message of this delightful board book is you are free to be whoever you choose to be; you’ll always be loved. Hope this information helps. Jada Sly, Artist & Spy by Sherri Winston . Color Me In by Natasha Diaz Ann Fights for Freedom: An Underground Railroad Survival Story by Nikki Shannon Smith Clever Little Witch by Muon Thi Van The storyâs events unfold from the perspectives of Hector, his sister, and the photographer who captured their photo in the chaos. Her first language is Spanish and she likes to take her time putting her words together. Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams by Jeanette Winter. She read. Some people are girls. What makes a writer? 2. Thurgood Marshall was a born lawyer–the loudest talker, funniest joke teller, and best arguer from the time he was a kid growing up in Baltimore in the early 1900s. That they are secure. One handy little stroller is passed from family to family in this uplifting picture book celebration of community, diversity, and sharing. What they all have in common is that theyâre dealing with unplanned pregnancies. Alternating panels depict what the family is experiencing in tandem with how the baby is growing, spanning everything from receiving the news about the new baby to the excitement of its arrival. Though they had nothing to do with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, or the war at all, theyâd still been forced to live behind a barbed wire fence like prisoners, simply because they were Japanese. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. They compete in their first tournament and they both win. Fearless Mary:Â The True Adventures of Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver by Tami Charles. What Do You Celebrate? That they are loved. Call Me María by Judith Ortiz Cofer. Diverse Easy Readers & Early Chapter Books What Do We Do All Day: 35 Multicultural Early Chapter Books PragmaticMom: Nina Soni, Former Best Friend and Other Diverse Chapter Books PragmaticMom: Chapter Book Series Starring Diverse Girl Characters PragmaticMom: 5 Great New Diversity Easy Readers PragmaticMom: 11 New Diversity Early Chapter Books PragmaticMom: â¦ Everyone knows about Rosie the Riveter, the icon for working women during World War II. As a little girl and her father bake her birthday cake together, Daddy tells the story of her Grandpa Cacao, a farmer from the Ivory Coast in West Africa. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander Eventually, he was given the opportunity of a lifetime–and using sparse brushstrokes and soft watercolors, Tyrus created the iconic backgrounds ofBambi. Middle grade books are geared towards upper elementary to middle school aged kids, since theyâre usually chapter books. Now in her Second Year at Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, Peasprout Chen strives to reclaim her place as a champion of wu liu, the sport of martial arts figure skating. From that moment on, the song has provided inspiration and solace for generations of Black families. They inform, entertain, surprise, deepen curiosity, and inspire. Lola and her family prepare for the first day of school the night before, then get up early, take pictures, and head to class. But what if your new home isnât anything like your old home? Will Mayumi find a way to keep the memory of the garden alive for both of them? She was raised among strong women, including her mother and teachers, who encouraged her to fight for what she believed in. In the early-morning hours of June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn was raided by police in New York City. âPlanting stories: The life of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise, $14.16 â¦ Celebrate Sonia Sotomayorâs most motivational and powerful moments, with quotes from the Supreme Court Justice. Brooks ultimately published 20 books of poetry, two autobiographies, and one novel. His smart thinking and talking earned him the greatest title in boxing: Heavyweight Champion of the World. When he was little, Muhammad Ali had his bicycle stolen. Frederick Douglass was a keystone figure in the abolitionist movement, and his story has impacted generations of people fighting for civil rights in America. Across the globe, every country has its special holidays. Do add those beautiful books to the list too! But Evelyn took charge of the London Zoo insect house, filling it with crawling and fluttering specimens and breathing life back into the dusty exhibits. Based on the Cyrus Tang Hall of China exhibit at The Field Museum, China: A History traces the 7,000-year story of this diverse land. Where do their stories come from? One question always leads to another until sheâs off on a journey of discovery! Set in Harlem in the early days of hip-hop,Â My Life as an Ice Cream SandwichÂ is a moving and hilarious story of girl finding a place and a voice in a world that’s changing at warp speed. Ayah responds to online hate. Snuggle up and learn how to say âgood nightâ in ten different languages with this heartwarming bedtime board book!Â Ages 2-4. A picture book biography of the Jamaican poet, writer, activist and educator Miss Lou.Â Born in Kingston, Jamaica Louise Bennett remains a household name in Jamaica, a âLiving Legendâ and a cultural icon. In 1911, three men were in the final round of the famed Pendleton Round-Up. Kids will grow up hearing the words of this inspiring woman and will learn what YOU value in a person! Before she knows it, it’s time to sing the good-bye song and rush into Mommy’s arms for a warm reunion. She also has a new brother named Baby Phu, and she does not like him one bit. But the ritual was more powerful than they could’ve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too. Parker saw the possibility and promise, the hopes and dreams of herself in this powerful painting of Michelle Obama. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything. Jada Jones: Sleepover Scientist by Kelly Starling Lyons But they also blame each other if something goes wrong, don’t want to share their toys, and wiggle against each other to nab a spot on Abuela’s lap. James thinks hard about what he can add to the Temple’s “love box,” but what does he have worth giving? A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks by Alice Faye Duncan. Camp Tiger by Susan Choi Get 5 conversation starters for preschool, elementary, and middle school age kids that work better than saying "we're all equal. Shortly after this accident, Kahlo took up painting, and through her surreal, symbolic self portraits described the pain she suffered, as well as the treatment of women, and her sadness at not being able to have a child. Unique features of these books include short sentences, simple words, and the intermingling of illustrations with the text. She also went on to write a book of her own. When Rosie Revereâs Uncle Ned gets a little carried away wearing his famous helium pants, itâs up to Ada and friends to chase him down. This is his story. As a child, she was badly affected by polio, and later suffered a terrible accident that left her disabled and in pain. When adversity comes, will their friendship survive … “Making The Squad?”. My Mama is a Mechanic by Doug Cenko Otto, the rhyming parrot, is causing a little bit of trouble for Dougâs friend Claire. B is for Baby byÂ Atinuke Frida Kahlo by Jane Kent, illustrated by Isabel Munoz **, Check out our lists from previous years: 2018, 2017, 2016. Unfortunately, poachers are hunting elephants rapidly to extinction for their ivory tusks, and that could be catastrophic to the world as we know it. Amy loves to make bao with her family. Based on Alikiâs own experience as a Greek schoolgirl in Philadelphia, this is an essential, timely, and relevant American immigration story. Thanks for stopping by to check out the list! Â Enjoy! by Barbara Kramer, illustrated by Dede Putra With happy-go-lucky Nanny K leading the charge, things become catastrophic. But in the early 1800s, only white actors were allowed to perform Shakespeare. byÂ Susan Aglukark From her early childhood lessons to the height of her success as the first African American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, this is the story of a remarkable pioneer. Manuelito by Elisa Amado 3. When Katie’s Aunt Patty asks her to be the flower girl at her wedding, Katie is thrilled! Now, with the help of some very strange people and even stranger creatures, Otto and Sheed will have to put aside their differences to save their townâand each otherâbefore time stops for good. The bilingual picture bookÂ Lucaâs Bridge / El puente de Luca, by Mariana Llanos with illustrations by Anna LÃ³pez Real, tells the emotional story of a boy coming to terms with his familyâs deportation from the United States to Mexico. Charlotte's Web (Paperback) E.B. Rhymes with Claire by Chad J. Thompson What a great list! One is a piÃ±ata that’s ready to break! They post their work online–poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Jasmine’s response to the racial microaggressions she experiences–and soon they go viral. From saxophonists and drummers to trumpeters, pianists, trombonists, and singers, talented young women across the country picked up their instruments–and picked up the spirits of an entire nation–during the dark days of World War II. Soon she was writing her own songs and performing in grand cathedrals. After battling the impossible, ZÃ©lie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of OrÃ¯sha. But when her grandmother tells her the saffron beads on her scarf suit her, she feels a tiny bit better. With charming and stylish illustrations, this book is perfect for curious minds. An Uprising. I was honored to present it at the Ruby Bridges Reading Festival at the National Civil Rights Museum in May and am looking forward to presenting it at the Tulisoma Book Festival at the African American Museum in Dallas in August and the NYC School Librarians annual conference on a joint panel with the Anne Frank Center in November. Pebble always listens to her stories. Known for her self-portraits, she became a feminist icon whose work now sells for millions of dollars. She would like nothing more than to escape Jinju, her neglected, dust-ridden, and impoverished planet. A foreword by Angelou’s grandson, Colin A. Johnson, describes how a love of literature and poetry helped young Maya overcome childhood trauma and turn adversity into triumph. Rhythmic free verse imbues his story with musicality and gets readers in the groove. I am about to take a course on sharing diverse books in storytime- I will definitely be sharing this blog post. Why stick with plain oldÂ A,Â B,Â Cwhen you can haveÂ AmeliaÂ (Earhart),Â Malala,Â TinaÂ (Turner),Â RuthÂ (Bader Ginsburg), all the way toÂ eXtraordinary Youâand theÂ ZillionÂ of adventures you will go on? The Central Park Lost Mitten Party is available at the Central Park Conservancyâs Visitor Centers, and additionally on Amazon, and through Baker and Taylor, Ingram and your local bookstore. Pride Colors by Robert Stevenson Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids by Elizabeth Haidle Up until her fifteenth birthday, the most important thing in the world to Beatriz Mendez was her dream of becoming a professional dancer and getting herself and her family far from the gang life that defined their days–that and meeting her dance idol Debbie Allen on the set of her favorite TV show,Â Fame. The Journey of York:Â The Unsung Hero of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Hasan Davis Love by Matt de la Peña. The Moon Within byÂ Aida Salazar Kwame Alexanderâs evocative poetry and Melissa Sweetâs lush artwork come together to take you on a sensory journey between the pages of a book. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don’t want anything to do with her because the Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor and her family is Japanese American. But these great men were not alwaysÂ goodÂ men. When Mayumi was born, her grandfather created a garden for her. He argued–and won–cases before the Supreme Court, including one of the most important cases in American history:Â Brown v Board of Education. Contents hide. At the Mountain’s Base by Traci Sorell, illustrated byÂ Weshoyot Alvitre (Ages 4-8) But her mother sees this as a distraction from working on her portfolio paintings for the prestigious fine art academy where she’s been accepted for college. But life is far from idyllic: PACsâarmed civil patrolâare a constant presence in the streets, and terrifying memories of the countryâs war linger in the villagersâ collective conscience. But as she grows, the world grows too. During World War II, Gyoâs family was forced to abandon everything and was taken to an internment camp in Arkansas.Â Â The book includes extensive back matter, including a note from the creators, a timeline, archival photos, and further information on Gyo Fujikawa. Otto and Sheed are the local sleuths in their zany Virginia town, masters of unraveling mischief using their unmatched powers of deduction. Growing up in an affluent suburb of New York City, sixteen-year-old Nevaeh Levitz never thought much about her biracial roots. But when Polly and Spell join forces to make the school fair super spectacular, they quickly discover that what you write and what you mean are not always the same. Raking the gravel is her favorite part. Not only do the cards teach yoga poses, they also develop discipline, focus, balance, and wellness for both parents and their littles. Sam has no intentions of taking any more chances with these people-eating creatures. Follow the remarkable true story of eleven-year-old Titan, his teammates, and their soccer coach who went exploring the Tham Luang Caves in Chiang Rai, Thailand, only to become trapped inside by monsoon rains. Featuring an introduction by Harry Belafonte, words from Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. among others, this inspirational collection sets a powerful example for generations of young leaders to come. Regards: No one is feeling that grief more than her shunned pre-fame best friend, Kya, and ParSec’s chief groupie, Fuse — two sworn enemies who happened to be the ones who discovered her body. . Thanks so much, Charnaie, for including JUST READ on this wonderful list and for promoting children’s books! Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town: Based on the History of the African American Pioneer Settlement by A. LaFaye All of the listâs mainstay books (books that have been on the list for over 100 weeks) feature white main characters and are by white authors. Carter wants a puppy, but he gets a truck instead. Afterward, the two of them sit on a bench and enjoy the results of their efforts in happy silence. Maybe even a friend who likes things to stay the same and all in order, as Henry does. I think they will make gray holiday gifts! Caterpillar Summer by Gillian McDunn He would go on to become the star of his high school and college debate teams, a stellar law student at Howard University, and, as a lawyer, a one-man weapon against the discriminatory laws against black Americans. Thomas Jefferson’s Corps of Discovery included Captains Lewis and Clark and a crew of 28 men to chart a route from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean. He went on to star in smash blockbuster hits, featuring his skill as a martial artist, and he even wrote film scripts himself. Â What books should I add to the list? And he’ll do anything to make her–and her hair–happy. Striking illustrations and a popular graphic novel format bring to life this anthology of literary legends and their childhoods. Maybe this will help her understand her family–and herself–in new way. Thereâs just one problem: Samâs family knows him as a girl named Isabel. Follow Little Lobo and his dog Bernabe as they deliver supplies to a variety of vendors, selling everything from sweets to sombreros, portraits to piÃ±atas, carved masks to comic books! Frank really wants to pet her. The people in Daniel’s neighborhood always say, “Have a good day!” But what exactly is a good day? Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.Â This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. This book captures the special moments without sentimentality, but with warmth and love. The Dragon Thief (Dragons in a Bag) by Zetta Elliott But this Saturday, one thing after another goes wrong–ruining storytime, salon time, picnic time, and the puppet show they’d been looking forward to going to all week. A story about a bubbly, talented, and eager African-American girl who wants to be Snow White in her school play. Non-Caucasian Protagonists in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Paranormal Romance. When a captain from the south arrives to trade with Ukpikâs father, Ukpik is excited to learn how to use the forks, knives, and spoons he brings with him. Eventually, Nandaâs studies lead her to become an astronaut and see the small, round shape of Earth far away. AndÂ herÂ bao keep coming out all wrong.Â Then she has an idea that may give her a second chanceâ¦Will Amy ever make the perfect bao? Families with same-sex parents are celebrated in this board book that follows busy moms and their kids throughout their day–eating breakfast, going on a playdate, heading to the pool for a swim, and settling back in at night with a bedtime story and a good-night lullaby. Uplifting and resonant, and with a variety of interests ranging from sports to science to politics, this book is sure to inspire any young girl, instilling the idea that the best way to dress like a girl is the way that makes you feel most like YOU! Bilingual in a new way, this paper over board book teaches readers simple words in Spanish as they experience the bustling life of a border town. His best friend’s sister, Kavita, is a dragon thief! A young boy, Ivan, experiences the early stages of his parents’ separation and finds hope in the beauty and music of nature. Heâll have to go along the bumpy road, past the baobab trees, birds, and butterflies, and all the way over the bridge. Read more. Middle Grade . During an unfortunate mishap, young AwÃ¢sis loses KÃ´hkumâs freshly baked world-famous bannock. Luckily, with a little advice from his anaana and ataata, and some help from his friends Dana and David, Simonie learns how to listen to the music and dance the way it makes him feel. Â As other books are released, I will come back and make changes to this post throughout the year so be sure to check it periodically or bookmark it to read later. The short text focuses on drawing inspiration from these iconic heroes, and includes an interactive element and factual tidbits that young kids will be able to connect with. When she was accepted into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as a teenager on the condition that she paint her skin white for performances, Janet refused. With a vibrant mixture of photography, illustration, biography, and storytelling, author Malaika Adero will spotlight well-known historical figures and women who are pushing boundaries todayâincluding Ida B. LGBTQ+ parents and their friends and families will welcome this diverse and cheerful book that reflects their own lives and family makeup. Featuring beloved authors such as Maya Angelou, C.S. Thank you so much for including DRESS LIKE A GIRL in your terrific list, Charnaie! Groundbreaking Guys: 40 Men Who Became Great By Doing Good by Stephanie True Peters, illustrated by Shamel Washington Thanks for mentioning some amazing children’s books it is quite a helpful list. But with such positive support, the club is also targeted by trolls. She emerges from her grief with a project that fuses her artistic talent with a new interest in sharks. It is a reminder that they are more than athletes, more than a jersey number, more than a great crossover or a forty-time, that the biggest game that they’ll ever play is the game of life, and there are people rooting for them off of the courts and fields, not as athletes, but as future leaders of the world. Please consider “Zaynab’s Enchanted Scarf” (ISBN-13: 978-0692837238) for your upcoming listing of diverse and/or black history children’s books. Thank you for responding so quickly to my last message. But can a girl really lead the all-boys troupe? When he was a pup, Guy was just like any dog in the shelter; he liked to bark and follow his nose, and dreamed of a forever home above all things. Sixteen award-winning children’s book artists illustrate the civil rights quotations that inspire them in this stirring and beautiful book. When Sadiq’s father leaves on a business trip, he worries he’ll miss his baba too much. Listopia > Diversity Book Lists. Their young neighbor, Missippi, is also pregnant, but doesnât fully understand the extent of her predicament. Now What? But, with the new year comes new competition, and Peasproutâs dreams are thwarted by an impressive transfer student. When Luna is born, her mommy gives her a little red stroller. This empowering story encourages both boys and girls to challenge the social norm, revealing their true selves. . Zara styles hers to match her outfit. LGBTQ+ books for kids and teens account for a very small portion of the overall industry. But no matter what happens, she is always his mama, and that’s the most important thing of all! It’s never too early to introduce your child to the people you admire–such as Malala Yousafzai, the activist for girls’ education and Nobel Peace Prize winner! His return to music was an interesting journey–with a long detour on the Williamsburg Bridge. Every year, Haitians all over the world ring in the new year by eating a special soup, a tradition dating back to the Haitian Revolution. Little Linh is the cleverest little witch on MÃ£i MÃ£i island. How can she possibly keep it secret? 19 Best Chapter Books For Third Graders. Trevor Noah, the funny guy who hostsÂ The Daily Show,Â shares his remarkable story of growing up in South Africa, with a black South African mother and a white European father at a time when it was against the law for a mixed-race child like him to exist. Be Bold Baby: Sonia Sotomayor by Alison Oliver But ordinary people (and kids!) All she wants to doÂ is to follow the rules. 21 Diverse Early Chapter Books. Genesis Begins Again by Alicia Williams One Sunday before Valentine’s Day, Reverend Dennis makes an announcement during the service– the Temples have lost everything in a fire, and the church is collecting anything that might be useful to them. Most of the books â¦ Inspire children to believe in their dreams and blaze their own trail with the story of Evelyn’s amazing life! Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team by Susan Hood & Patthana Sornhiran This book tells the story of Frida Kahlo’s life through her own artworks, and shows how she came to create some of the most famous paintings in the world. When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sheraldâs transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she didnât just see the First Lady of the United States. Stonewall: A Building. Once in America, Tyrus seized every opportunity to make art, eventually enrolling at an art institute in Los Angeles. The Line Tender. In 1956, one year before federal troops escorted the Little Rock 9 into Central High School, fourteen year old Jo Ann Allen was one of twelve African-American students who broke the color barrier and integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. A dream. Find out what equality for women really means, get a short history of feminism, and take a look at the issues that affect women at work, in the home, and around sex and identity. The day will be jam-packed, but he’s up to the challenge, taking new experiences in stride with his infectious enthusiasm! From the joyous to the poignant, poems by award-winning, diverse poets are paired with images by celebrated illustrators from similar backgrounds to pay homage to what is both unique and universal about growing up in the United States. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Travis sets no limits to what he enjoys doing. For years, he’d dreamed about making a new kind of ramen noodle soup that was quick, convenient, and tasty for hungry people he’d seen in line for a bowl on the black market following World War II.Â Peace follows from a full stomach,Â he believed. A young girl sets out on errands for the day, and while she’s gone, the farm maiden prepares a piÃ±ata from scratch with help from a boy, horse, goose, cat, sheep, and farmer. Through her musings, Isabella creates a wondrous museum of her own making, showing how home can be the most special place of all! Children and grandmothers love playing together, eating togetherâjust being together. Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family by Elizabeth Zunon Sweet Dreams, Zaza by Mylo Freeman She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.Â But as the sun sets purple-blue-gold behind Daisy Ramona and her papi, she knows that the love she feels will always be there. Megan and Jorge Lacera. Serenity is good at keeping secrets, and she’s got a whole lifetime’s worth of them. and led an equally colorful life. 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