Kids Books Featuring Children of Color!

We've gotten a lot of requests for books for young children featuring non-white children that aren't what we think of as Issue Books. Here are a few of our favorite kids' stories featuring protagonists of color, for kids ~5 and under!

Max Speed Cover Image
By Stephen Shaskan, Stephen Shaskan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481445900
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2016

Please, Baby, Please (Classic Board Books) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416949114
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2007

Lola at the Library (Lola Reads) Cover Image
By Anna McQuinn, Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580891424
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge - July 1st, 2006

The Princess and the Pony Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545637084
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 30th, 2015

The Wedding Portrait Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781609808020
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Triangle Square - October 17th, 2017

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Happy! Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399548123
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2016

Staff Pick Badge
Ada Twist, Scientist Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419721373
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 6th, 2016

Niño Wrestles the World Cover Image
By Yuyi Morales, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250062703
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Square Fish - August 25th, 2015

The Boy & the Bindi Cover Image
By Vivek Shraya, Rajni Perera (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551526683
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 11th, 2016

A Different Pond (Fiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Thi Bui (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623708030
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Capstone Young Readers - August 1st, 2017

In Plain Sight: A Game Cover Image
By Richard Jackson, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626722552
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 20th, 2016

My Princess Boy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442429888
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - December 21st, 2010

Alfie: (The Turtle That Disappeared) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781419725296
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 3rd, 2017

The Snowy Day Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140501827
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - October 28th, 1976

The New Small Person Cover Image
By Lauren Child, Lauren Child (Illustrator)
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780763678104
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Candlewick - February 10th, 2015

Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! (Baby Loves Science #1) Cover Image
By Ruth Spiro, Irene Chan (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781580895415
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge - October 4th, 2016

Love Is: (Illustrated Story Book about Caring for Others, Book About Love for Parents and Children, Rhyming Picture Book) Cover Image
By Diane Adams, Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452139975
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - January 24th, 2017

Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match: Marisol McDonald No Combina Cover Image
By Monica Brown, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780892392353
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Children's Book Press (CA) - April 1st, 2013

Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780688091736
Availability: Backordered
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 17th, 1990

Baby Goes to Market Cover Image
By Atinuke, Angela Brooksbank (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763695705
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 5th, 2017

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

We Love You, Rosie! Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Linda Davick (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442465114
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beach Lane Books - February 28th, 2017

Happy to Be Nappy Cover Image
By Bell Hooks, Chris Raschka (Illustrator), Chris Raschka (Cover design or artwork by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781484788417
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017