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Celebrating BIPOC Voices in KidLit!

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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 Nov. 17, 2020.


 

We Sang You Home Cover Image
By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459811782
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 18th, 2016

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Little Owl's Night Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780670015795
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 29th, 2013

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

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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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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

You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

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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

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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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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The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 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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The Old Truck Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005193
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Sweetest Kulu (English) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781772271119
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Published: Inhabit Media - April 6th, 2016

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¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
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Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

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

Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316481670
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 10th, 2020

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

Mindy Kim, Class President Cover Image
By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534440166
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Published: Aladdin - September 15th, 2020

You Can Do It, Yasmin! Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781515860914
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Published: Picture Window Books - February 1st, 2020

Pashmina Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626720879
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Published: First Second - October 3rd, 2017

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When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

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Twins: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

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The Magic Fish Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

Race to the Sun Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368024662
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 14th, 2020

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Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338129311
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

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

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The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374313609
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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

Rise of the Halfling King (Tales of the Feathered Serpent #1) Cover Image
By David Bowles, Charlene Bowles (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781947627376
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - November 3rd, 2020

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Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525554974
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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
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Published: Versify - September 8th, 2020

The Last Mirror on the Left (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358129417
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Published: Versify - October 20th, 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

Bee Fearless: Dream Like a Kid Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815088
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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
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020

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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875853
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

Measuring Up Cover Image
By Lily LaMotte, Ann Xu (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062973863
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Published: HarperAlley - October 27th, 2020