So when they discover a riddle that opens a magic portal in the brain fair at school, they can’t wait to check it out! And Vera Rubin studied more than two hundred galaxies and found the first strong evidence for dark matter. To encourage conversations about race and diversity with your children, check out this list of children's books to read together as a family. Nana Akua Goes to School by Patricia Elam Walker, April Harrison Ages 4 – 8 This is his story. There are dangers to leaving behind the place that made you. always ready for liftoff. With luminous art from illustrator Alea Marley, Goodnight, Little Dancer is sure to send little ones to sleep with twirling, dancing dreams. Good thing Dad is there for a pep talk and his little sister, Nika, is there to assist, fairy wings and all. Seeking truth, justice, and equality, Ethel followed stories from her school newspaper in Chicago to Japan during World War II. A perfect gift for a baby shower, birthday, or graduation. Amy loves craft time at school. series expands into the board book space, bringing age-appropriate biographies of influential figures to readers ages 2-4. ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP! When they returned to the rubble where their home once stood, her father miraculously found their serving bowl fully intact. One night, Elgin had enough and staged a one-man protest that captured the attention of the press, the public, and the NBA. When the war ended, Albert continued to live his life as a man. Alaa loves Aleppo, but when war comes his neighbors flee to safety, leaving their many pets behind. Or a secret admirer? Libby Loves Science by Kimberly Derting (Author), Shelli R. Johannes(Author), Joelle Murray Ages 4 – 8 This beautiful first-ever biography of Sylvia Townsend tells the story of how one determined girl got her wings by discovering the magic of the bookmobile, keeping the beat in her feet, and staying on her tippy-toes . Lizzy Rockwell is the artistic director and organizing force behind the Norwalk Community Quilt Project: Peace by Piece, and this book is inspired by all the people who have gathered over the years to teach and learn and to make something beautiful together. With hard work and talent, she propelled herself into the universities of Princeton and Harvard. Joey is the first ever picture book about the young life of Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, and includes never before told family stories about the presidential candidate and former vice president’s childhood—written by Jill Biden, his spouse. From playing to sleeping, eating to reading, leisure to learning, Counting Kindness proves we can lift the heaviest hearts when we come together. Commended by Amnesty International. Celebrate all the sweet things that Baby discovers about Halloween. Is there printable list for this (as well as past years?) what a great list! Jabari is frustrated. Thank you! Malika is delighted when Nana surprises her with a beautiful new pair of red shoes! With 80 artists, bands, and composers from all genres (including classical) there’s something for every family member to love and recommend to the next generation. Bisou’s grandmother is a dentist. . In this powerful, affirming poem by award-winning author Zetta Elliott, a Black child explores his shifting emotions throughout the year. A biography in rhyme relates the story of Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini. Bedtime for Sweet Creatures by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon Ages (4-8), Earth Hour: A Lights-Out Event for Our Planet by Nanette Heffernan, illustrated by Bao Luu  (Ages 3- 7). Stella gets a big surprise when her mom plans a trip to visit their family in Mexico! Zoe is determined to uncover the truth. . Over the next decade, the pirate queen built a fleet of over 1,800 ships and 70,000 men. Michelle Obama: First Lady and Superhero: I Can Read Level 1 by Sarah Howden (Author), Nick Craine (Illustrator) Ages 5 – 6 Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow (Ages 4 – 8). He’s not used to being away from home and he doesn’t know any of the other kids in his class. The Art of Protest by Jo Rippon (Author), Mari Copeny (Foreword) Ages 8 – 12 Frances realized she had to make her voice heard, even when speaking made her uncomfortable, and use it to fight injustice and build programs to protect people across the nation. From those small scraps, young Charles raised himself to become a founding father of American gospel music whose hymn was the basis for the Civil Rights anthem “We Shall Overcome.”. It’s a laboratory full of robots, 3D printers, an antigravity chamber, and more. Ming’s Christmas Wishes by Susan L. Gong, Masahiro Tateishi  Ages 5 – 6 and up Farah and her best friend, Allie Liu, are getting excited to turn in their applications to the Magnet Academy, where they both hope to attend sixth grade. She loved going to school, and she knew that, one day, she would use her voice to empower other young girls, just like her. The Magnificent Makers #2: Brain Trouble by Theanne Griffith, Reggie Brown Ages 7 – 10 The chronology and themes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s meaningful life are presented in a masterfully succinct text, with just a few sentences per page. Lizzie decided to fight back. “It’ll be easy. Black. As a child, his gift for art was noticed by his teachers and nurtured by his mother. Musa’s feeling nervous about his first day of school. As a daughter of immigrants in 1930s California, Ming is often treated differently than other children at school. But on the way, he meets a hungry wolf. Ms. Alex has assigned Yasmin’s class to write about their heroes. Each child packed a suitcase and boarded the Mexique, expecting to return home in a few months. Finding diverse chapter book series for elementary students can be difficult. Thanks for this wonderful list! The Slave Who Went to Congress by Frye Gaillard (Author), Marti Rosner (Author), Jordana Haggard (Illustrator) Ages 8 – 12. Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. . There, she fought to be seen and heard and eventually reached the pinnacle of success, landing her iconic role in West Side Story and, finally, winning her groundbreaking Oscar. Target Age Range: 4-8 Number of Pages: 96 Author: Juana Medina was born in Bogota, Colombia, and has earned a number of awards for her writing and illustrations. Plus, his classmate Angel has a few good ideas of her own–once she stops hassling Isaiah. But when they start to lose interest, Ana & Andrew learn from an important African American about the importance of practicing. Each chapter builds on the previous one as you learn more about yourself and racial oppression. Along with their new classmate, Deepak, the friends discover a magical makerspace called the Maker Maze. Jesse Owens by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Anna Katharina Jansen Ages 4 – 7. Together, Lymon and his grandpops share a love of music, spending late summer nights playing the guitar. Mrs. Snowden tells the kids that T = True, H = Helpful, N = Necessary, and K = Kind. Her first dragon has a long, wingless body, stag-like horns, and eagle claws, but her friends don’t think it’s a, In her first picture book since the bestselling and award-winning, , Misty Copeland tells the story of a young Misty discovering her love for dance through the ballet of. The catchy, breezy, rhymed tale is perfect for bedtime, and the book includes a CD plus a link to a digital download. How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion by Ashima Shiraishi, Yao Xiao. Grandpa Grumps by Katrina Moore (Author), Xindi Yan (Illustrator) Ages 4 – 8 These short biographies tell the stories of 0 artists, thinkers, athletes, and activists with disabilities, from past and present. Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Inspired by the global movement to empower girls through education, this lyrical story tells of one small girl who reads a book that lights a spark. So many great suggestions. And as a young child, there were other questions, such as Why am I a slave? His father was from Haiti and his mother was Puerto Rican–American. Kindle Edition. After struggling in high school, he gained recognition as part of the graffito duo SAMO that spray-painted cryptic messages and images around the landscape of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Cool Cuts by Mechal Renee Roe Ages 3 – 7 A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! Alexandra Penfold. Swish: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters, Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? MINE! Thanks so much, Linda! “What are we making, Mama?” she asks. They design, cut, stitch, layer, and quilt. Like the Moon Loves the Sky by Hena Khan, Saffa Khan Ages 3 – 5 Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon by Kelly Starling Lyons, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) Ages 9 – 12 Inspired to fight for change, Savannah starts attending suffragist lectures and socialist meetings, finding herself drawn more and more to Lloyd’s world. Jack climbs all the way up and encounters a frightening giant. I know other amazing books will be released throughout the year, but these are the ones that were on my radar right now. It’s going to take a lot of work and help from old and new friends to make a difference, but Stella Díaz never gives up! A Journey Toward Hope tells the story of Rodrigo, a 14-year-old escaping Honduran violence; Alessandra, a 10-year-old Guatemalan whose first language is Q’eqchi’; and the Salvadoran siblings Laura and Nando. 4.9 out of 5 stars 164. Through lyrical words and stunning illustrations, it soon becomes clear that this brown sugar babe should be proud of the skin she’s in. Here We Read – http://hereweeread.com/2019/11/the-2020-ultimate-list-of-diverse-childrens-books.html […], Awesome list!! Mama wears a hijab and calls her daughter Habibti (dear one). ZJ’s mom explains it’s because of all the head injuries his dad sustained during his career. Brown Girl Ghosted by Mintie Das (Author) Ages 14 and up. I found so much great content on her website. Lists often refer instead to regions or even entire continents. A lyrical meditation on the preciousness of one child and the vastness of the universe, this gorgeously illustrated picture book shares the immensity of a parent’s love along with the message that we are all connected to the broader cosmos in important and intimate ways. Be a queen. Beginning Chapter Books with Diverse Main Characters Happy Paws: Layla and the Bots by Vicky Fang, illustrated by Christine Nishiyama Layla wants to help her amusement park owner friend keep the park open. Life is hard for Chia. Ana & Andrew are going to Ghana! Then it’s time for the election! Acting feminine labelled them “a sissy” and brought social isolation. Malika wonders. In the midst of their happy home, Carol Olivia Clementine misses her mother and father. But does being productive mean she is happy? These multicultural chapter books are geared for kids in upper elementary through middle school. It even led her to the White House briefing room, where she broke barriers as the only black female journalist. Little does Mari know, the secret to feeling like herself is simply to focus her breath, find her quiet place, and follow her instincts. Ginger is excitable; she leaps into action, throwing herself headfirst into any project. Adam Rippon, Alan L. Hart, Alan Turing, Albert Cashier, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Alexander the Great, Al-Hakam II, Alvin Ailey, Bayard Rustin, Benjamin Banneker, Billie Jean King, Chevalier d’Éon, Christina of Sweden, Christine Jorgensen, Cleve Jones, Ellen DeGeneres, Francisco Manicongo, Frida Kahlo, Frieda Belinfante, Georgina Beyer, Gilbert Baker, Glenn Burke, Greta Garbo, Harvey Milk, James Baldwin, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, José Sarria, Josephine Baker, Juana Inés de la Cruz, Julie d’Aubigny, Lili Elbe, Ma Rainey, Magnus Hirschfeld, Manvendra Singh Gohil, Marsha P. Johnson, Martine Rothblatt, Maryam Khatoon Molkara, Natalie Clifford Barney, Navtej Johar, Nzinga, Pauli Murray, Renée Richards, Rudolf Nureyev, Sally Ride, Simon Nkoli, Stormé DeLarverie, Sylvia Rivera, Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, Wen of Han, We’Wha. All Are Welcome. Absolutely. Though their reasons for making the journey are different and the journey northward is perilous, the four children band together, finding strength in one another as they share the dreams of their past and the hopes for their future. Brother and sister Millicent and John are slaves on Simon Plenty’s plantation and have suffered one hurt and heartbreak after another. Could you send this list to my email so I can start addy these to my classroom. Some grew up rich. Thank you. So when they discover a riddle that opens a magic portal in the Science Space at school, they can’t wait to check it out! There, he found his passion for running, and was making national headlines by high school, where he equaled the world record in the 100-yard dash. Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy by Lyla Lee, Dung Ho Hanh Ages 6 – 9 With a stirring text by Kelly Starling Lyons, vibrant pictures by Laura Freeman, and an afterword from Philip Freelon himself, it is sure to inspire the next generation of dreamers and builders. The class narrows it down to two options: Team Turtle and Team Bird. You will find nonstop, give-it-all-you’ve-got, out-to-win-it, sky’s-the-limit BASKETBALL! Selena was determined to prove them wrong. Do you have this in a printable form as I am hoping to donate them to my children’s school library. Author Ellen Labreque takes readers through each exciting moment, from his iconic dunks to his 81-point game–all the milestones that span Kobe Bryant’s legendary career and legacy. by Derrick Barnes and John John Bajet Ages 8 – 12 For repairs? Maybe that’s why she forgets to take the kofta sandwich her mother has made for her lunch, but that backfires when Mama shows up at school with the sandwich. A heartwarming picture book following a group of boys from different backgrounds throughout the school year as they become the best of friends. Empowered by this newfound understanding, the young girl is ready to return the next day to share her knowledge with her class. Can Azaleah get to the bottom of the mystery in time to finish her extra credit? Swish: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Don Tate Martin Luther King, Jr. by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Author), Mai Ly Degnan Ages 5 – 6. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Little Jesse, originally J.C., was born in Oakville, Alabama, during segregation. Who Got Game? Papa says that’s too long and they need a forever home. But she faced prejudice as both a woman and a Jew, making it difficult to get a job. But a bit nervous too, for when she walks into the classroom, everything goes quiet. Legendary artist Jerry Pinkney’s singular reinvention of this tale about love and sacrifice empowers young, twenty-first century girls with the strong message that “you should never give up your voice…for. A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter, based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal. In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Evonne Goolagong, the inspiring indigenous Australian tennis player. There, they learn about the origins of the slave trade. Azaleah’s big sister, Nia, has been cast as Willa Wonka in the school musical, and the entire Lane family is looking forward to the show. … Unfortunately, a talented classmate and a serious attack of nerves derail his audition: he just stands there, frozen. There aren't enough diverse children's books on the shelves, according to the Cooperative Children's Book Center, which updated its data on … The lyrical title comes from how Douglass “paid” other children to teach him. There are some fantastic early chapter books out there that have a diverse cast of characters, interesting stories, and fun illustrations. Claire Wang never thought she’d be one of them, until her parents pluck her from her privileged life in Shanghai and enroll her at a high school in California. THANK YOU so much Charnaie for putting together this amazing list! What books are you and your kids looking forward to reading in the year ahead? Appreciate you!!! Together. Ana & Andrew: Going to Ghana by Christine Platt, illustrated by Junissa Bianda Ages 3 – 7 Greta Thunberg: Little People, Big Dreams Ages 4 – 7 With bright portraits in Vanessa’s signature style of vibrant colors and unique patterns and fabrics, this book invites readers to find themselves and each other within its pages. If they can’t find those antiques, Aunt Bernice might lose the house forever. I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James Ages 3 – 7 : Baseball: Amazing but True Stories! Every little girl (and boy!) Each leg of the trip brings new revelations as scenes out the window of folks working in fields give way to the Delaware River, the curtain that separates the colored car is removed, and glimpses of the freedom and opportunity the family hopes to find come into view. Stella wants to save the ocean, but she knows she can’t do it alone. Tyaja Uses the THiNK Test by Linda Ryden (Author), Shearry Malone (Illustrator) Ages 6 – 8 As always, I tried to target books that will likely have: stunning illustrations, read aloud appeal, a kid-friendly theme – or all three! Books shelved as childrens-chapter-books: Charlotte's Web by E.B. He challenged racism and overcame hardships to follow his passion and do the right thing. In response, the girl’s mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city. A Girl Like You encourages girls to embrace what makes them unique, to choose kindness, and to be their own advocates. And just maybe, with grandpa’s help, you’ll get that dollhouse after all. Multicultural chapter books for children ages 6 to 10 with a diverse group of characters. Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z by Irene Latham (Author), Charles Waters Mehrdokht Amini Ages 8-12 The true story of Fauja Singh reminds us that it’s both where we start and how we finish that make our journeys unforgettable. I appreciate you stopping by to check out the list. […] Here Wee Read: The 2020 Ultimate List of Diverse Children’s Books (it contains MG and YA titles) […]. The anthology will also include a poem, graphic-novel chapter, and spot illustrations. Immigrant Architect: Rafael Guastavino and the American Dream by Berta de Miguel, Kent Diebolt, Virginia Lorente Ages 6 – 8. One seed to start a garden, one note to start a melody, one brick to start breaking down walls: Every movement and moment of change starts with just one. It comes out in July 2020 from Scholastic.). A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! Azaleah becomes determined to make sure the musical isn’t ruined for Nia. Hello! The bird transforms them and gives them the courage to set their plan into motion and escape to freedom. COVER REVEAL: Anita and the Dragons by Hannah Carmona and Anna Cunha, The Last Mirror on the Left by Lamar Giles (A Book Review), COVER REVEAL: The Electric Slide and Kai by Kelly J. Baptist and Darnell Johnson, Trailblazers: Beyonce Queen of the Spotlight, Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story, Michelle Obama: First Lady and Superhero: I Can Read Level 1, Brave. Corazon Aquino by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Ginnie Hsu Ages 4-7. Ana & Andrew are learning to play the violin! Jabari Tries by Gaia Cornwall Ages 4 – 8 Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care Omar knows his nonverbal brother needs. It lets young children know that no matter what, they have a place, they have a space, they are welcome in their school. 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