Diverse Reading for Students
 
Adoption
 
Babies Come From Airports by Erin Dealey
 
LGBTQ/Gender
Red by Michael Hall
Morris Micklewhite & The Tangerine Dress by Christine
Baldacchino
Julian Is A Mermaid by Jessica Love
Pink Is A Girl Color by Stacey Drageset
George by Alex Gino
Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack
Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill
 
Race & Religion
The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad
New Year at the Pier (A Rosh Hashanah Story) by April Halprin
Wayland
Passage To Freedom: The Sugihara Story by Ken Mochizuki
The Grand Mosque of Paris by Karen Gray Ruelle (5th Grade and
Up)
 
Racism
A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory (K & up)
 
Starting Conversations About The History of Discrimination and
Bias
 
Black All Around by Patricia Hubbell (TK - 3rd)
Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden (TK - 2nd)
The Other Side by Jaqueline Woodson (K-3rd)
 
Disability
Moses Goes To A Concert by Isaac Millman
My Travelin’ Eye by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw (TK- 4)
Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson and Sean Qualls
(TK-4)
Not So Different: What You Really Want To Ask About Having A
Disabilty by Shane Burcaw and Matt Carr
 
General Diversity & Acceptance
 
The World Needs More Purple People by Kristen Bell
We’re Different, We’re The Same
Love Me Tender (TK/Kinder/1st)
It’s OK To Be Different: A Children’s Picture Book About Diversity
& Kindness by Sharon Portillo
Unique & Wonderful
A Family Is A Family Is A Family by Sara O’Leary
Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferri and Patrice Barton
 
Politics & Activism
 
If I Had Your Vote by The Cat In The Hat (Kinder/1st/2nd)
Daddy, There’s A Noise Outside by Kenneth Braswell (K & Up)
A is For Activist (Toddler - K)
Momma, Did You Hear The News? By Santa Whittaker Gragg
Diverse, Brave, and Inspiring Figures
I Am Billie Jean King (TK - 3)
I Am Jackie Robinson by Brad Meltzer (TK - 3)
The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles (TK - 5)
Rosa by Nikki Giovanni (4th & Up)
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob
Sanders
 
Visually Diversifying Your Bookshelf (General kids books with
diverse characters)
 
Sulwe by Lupita Nyongo
Thank You Omu by Oge Mora
Saturday by Oge Mora
Last Stop On Market Street
Lola At The Library (Series of Lola and Leo books) by Anna
McQuinn
Not Quite Snow White by Ashley Franklin
My Papi Has A Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero
The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes
I Am Enough by Grace Byer
Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty 
Hairy Love by Matthew Cherry 
 

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