Diverse Books that Celebrate the Everyday

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These are books that don’t shine a spotlight on historical events or racial tensions, but just show children of color doing everyday kinds of things. We think every home should have plenty of these on the shelves.

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Papa, Do You Love Me?
Flossie and the Fox
The Snowy Day
Feast for 10
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! (Passport to Reading Level 3)
In Plain Sight: A Game
Big Snow
The World Is Awake: A celebration of everyday blessings
You Were the First
The Talking Eggs
Full, Full, Full of Love
Lola at the Library
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
A Pocket for Corduroy
Charlie Parker Played Be Bop
Bee-Bim Bop!
Come On, Rain!
The Favorite Daughter
Over and Under the Pond
AMAZING GRACE : CAROLINE BINCH ILLUSTRATIONS / 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Storm in the Night
Jabari Jumps
Joshua’s Night Whispers
Real Cowboys
Ten, Nine, Eight Board Book
Joshua By The Sea
Last Stop on Market Street
Whose Knees are These?
Do Like Kyla (Orchard Paperbacks)
I Smell Honey: Family Celebration Board Books
When God Made You
Mama, Do You Love Me?
Pretty Brown Face Pretty Brown Face
Corduroy
We Have a Baby

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“The recommendations are spot on. Sort of freaky in a good way! 😂”
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“Excellent book choices and easy to use!”
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Sarah Y.