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Celebrating BIPOC Voices in KidLit!

Check out some wonderful stories by BIPOC authors and illustrators below, including new titles and bookseller favorites! This list focuses on books for readers ages 0-12.

BIPOC is the acronym for an inclusive term used to describe "Black, Indigenous, People of Color." It acknowledges the individual experiences, identities, and histories of Black and Indigenous People that the more general "people of color" term did not. 

This list will be updated regularly, come back and explore! This page was updated Oct. 5, 2020. 


 

We Sang You Home Cover Image
By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459811782
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 18th, 2016

Please, Baby, Please (Classic Board Books) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416949114
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Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2007

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Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon Cover Image
By Simran Jeet Singh, Baljinder Kaur (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555094
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Published: Kokila - August 25th, 2020

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I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Red Shoes Cover Image
By Karen English, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338114607
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 15th, 2020

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They Say Blue Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419728518
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 13th, 2018

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A Big Mooncake for Little Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

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We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Bear Came Along Cover Image
By Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316464475
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

Grandma's Purse Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714314
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

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Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

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The Old Truck Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005193
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

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Layla's Happiness Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592702886
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - November 19th, 2019

Sweetest Kulu (English) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781772271119
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Inhabit Media - April 6th, 2016

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Salsa Cover Image
By Jorge Argueta, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781773060033
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 14th, 2017

The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Cover Image
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (With)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316519007
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

When We Were Alone Cover Image
By David A. Robertson, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781553796732
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Published: Highwater Press - March 1st, 2017

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Ron's Big Mission Cover Image
By Rose Blue, Corinne Naden, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525478492
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2009

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In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419707858
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 10th, 2015

Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business Cover Image
By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534440074
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - January 14th, 2020

Meet Yasmin! Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781684360222
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Pashmina Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626720879
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - October 3rd, 2017

American Born Chinese Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312384487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - December 23rd, 2008

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King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

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Other Words for Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062747808
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2019

The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545952781
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

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The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374313609
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 21st, 2020

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Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368042413
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 22nd, 2020

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Dragon Pearl Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368014748
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 7th, 2020

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A Wish in the Dark Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204940
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Published: Candlewick - March 24th, 2020

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The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328499219
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

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Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525554974
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - March 17th, 2020

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The Last Last-Day-of-Summer (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358244417
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Versify - September 8th, 2020

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Ikenga Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593113523
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

The First Rule of Punk Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425290422
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Published: Puffin Books - July 17th, 2018

Bee Fearless: Dream Like a Kid Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815088
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368049177
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020

My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399187360
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Published: Puffin Books - July 7th, 2020

Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Novel #1) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547600564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020

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The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101997253
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 3rd, 2018