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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Books for Grades K-3

45 items


written by Rob Sanders ; illustrated by Steven Salerno. |

Julián is a mermaid

Jessica Love. |

Jack, not Jackie

words by Erica Silverman ; pictures by Holly Hatam. |

I am Rosa Parks

Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos. |

The story of Ruby Bridges

by Robert Coles ; illustrated by George Ford. |

The colors of us

Karen Katz. | Hardcover

All the colors we are

Katie Kissinger ; photographs by Wernher Krutein = Todos los colores de nuestra piel : la historia de por que tenemos diferentes colores de piel / Katie Kissinger ; fotografias de Wernher Krutein. | Paperback

Shades of people

by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly ; photographs by Shelley Rotner. | Hardcover

Under my hijab

by Hena Khan ; illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel. |

Mixed me!

by Taye Diggs ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans. |


written by Lupita Nyong'o ; illustrated by Vashti Harrison. |

Don't touch my hair!

Sharee Miller. |

Not quite Snow White

written by Ashley Franklin ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn. |

A place inside of me

written by Zetta Elliott ; illustrated by Noa Denmon. |

Little legends

Vashti Harrison ; with Kwesi Johnson. |

Hair love

Matthew A. Cherry ; illustrated by Vashti Harrison. |

The undefeated

by Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson. |


Derrick Barnes ; illustrated by Gordon C. James. |

Mindy Kim and the yummy seaweed business

by Lyla Lee ; illustrated by Dung Ho. |

The people shall continue

by Simon Ortiz ; illustrated by Sharol Graves. | Paperback

Pelé, king of soccer =

by Monica Brown ; illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez ; translated by Fernando Gayesky. | Hardcover

Meet Yasmin!

written by Saadia Faruqi ; illustrated by Hatem Aly. |

Jasmine Toguchi, mochi queen

Debbi Michiko Florence ; pictures by Elizabet Vuković. |

The day you begin

Jacqueline Woodson ; illustrated by Rafael López. |

Available in Spanish

A boy called Bat

written by Elana K. Arnold ; with pictures by Charles Santoso. |

Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year parade

by Lyla Lee ; illustrated by Dung Ho. |

I am enough

Grace Byers ; pictures by Keturah A. Bobo. |


Oge Mora. |

The name jar

Yangsook Choi. | Hardcover

Jasmine Toguchi, flamingo keeper

Debbi Michiko Florence ; pictures by Elizabet Vukovic. |

Those shoes

Maribeth Boelts ; illustrated by Noah Z. Jones. | Hardcover

El día en que descubres quién eres

Jacqueline Woodson ; ilustrado por Rafael López ; traducido por Teresa Mlawer. |

Thank you, Omu!

Oge Mora. |

Sofia Valdez, future prez

by Andrea Beaty ; illustrated by David Roberts. |

Same, same, but different

Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw. | Hardcover

Mae among the stars

written by Roda Ahmed ; illustrations by Stasia Burrington. |

Fry bread

written by Kevin Noble Maillard ; illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal. |

Mindy Kim and the birthday puppy

Lyla Lee ; illustrated by Dung Ho. |

Full, full, full of love

by Trish Cooke ; illustrated by Paul Howard. | Hardcover


by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera. |

Alma and how she got her name

Juana Martinez-Neal. |

All are welcome

Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman. |

Jasmine Toguchi, drummer girl

Debbi Michiko Florence ; pictures by Elizabet Vukovic. |

Mindy Kim, class president

by Lyla Lee ; illustrated by Dung Ho. |