|Brown||Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match|
Marisol McDonald, a nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.
|JE Bilingual Spanish Brown|
|Choi||The Name Jar|
After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, her new classmates help her decide what her name should be.
|Coh||The Seven Princesses|
Part of a large, multiracial royal family, seven sisters couldn't be closer, until they have the biggest fight in the history of princess fighting.
|Fox||Whoever You Are|
Despite our differences, there are similarities that bind us together.
When each family in a diverse apartment building needs something to light up the darkness, a single candle provides a glow bright enough for all.
|Hall||Henry and the Kite Dragon|
Children from Chinatown and Little Italy resolve a cultural conflict.
|Howe||Big Bob, Little Bob|
Big Bob likes trucks and being loud. Little Bob likes dolls and being quiet. Can they be friends despite these differences?
A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages.
|Jungman||The Most Magnificent Mosque|
When the king decides to tear down the beautiful Mosque of Cordoba, three friends—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish—decide something must be done.
|Manushkin||Happy in Our Skin|
All children can see themselves and open their eyes to the world around them in this celebration of skin in all its many wonderful forms.
|Milgrim||Some Monsters Are Different|
Monsters are all perfectly wonderful just the way they are!
|Moss||One of Us|
On her first day at a new school, Roberta searches for a group to fit in with.
|O'Brien||I’m New Here|
Three children from other countries struggle to adjust to their new home and school in the United States.
|O'Leary||A Family Is a Family Is a Family|
When a teacher asks her students what makes their families special, some answers are different and some the same.
|Parr||Be Who You Are|
Encourages kids to be proud of what makes them unique. See also It’s Okay to Be Different.
|Rania||The Sandwich Swap|
Best friends Lily and Salma disagree over their preferred foods, but after trading sandwiches to see how they taste, the girls change their minds.
|Ringgold||We Came to America|
Celebrates the United States’ diverse immigrant heritage.
|Rotner||Shades of People|
Photographs reveal the many beautiful shades of human skin. See also Families, shelved under JE306.85 RO.
|Schiffer||Stella Brings the Family|
Stella, who has two fathers, searches for a way to approach her school’s Mother’s Day celebration.
Counting from one to ten, we see families of not only different sizes, but also of different colors and configurations.
Madlenka goes around the block to show her friends her loose tooth and finds that it is like taking a trip around the world.
When Yoko brings sushi to school for lunch, her classmates make fun of what she eats, until one of them tries it for himself.
|Woodson||The Other Side|
Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.
|Harris||Who We Are! : All About Being the Same and Being Different|
Nellie and Gus notice the many ways people may look different.
|Harris||Who’s in My Family? : All About Our Families|
Nellie and Gus learn that wherever you go, there are all kinds of families.
|Roberts||What Makes Us Unique? : Our First Talk About Diversity|
An accessible introduction to the concept of diversity, teaching children how to respect and celebrate people's differences.
|Strickland||The Barefoot Book of Children|
Wherever or however we live, there are things that set us apart from the crowd and things that bring us together.
Last Updated: 2/17