Multicultural Book Recommendations

All Titles                                                     by Ezra Jack Keats

Anna Hibiscus series                                      by Atinuke

Jaden Toussaint, The Greatest series               by Marty Dumas

Princess Cupcake Jones series                        by Ylleya Fields

The King of Kindergarten                               by Derrick Barnes

A Girl Name Misty                                         by Kelly Starling Lyons

One Crazy Summer                                       by Rita Williams-Garcia

Ada Twist, Scientist                                       by Andrea Beatty

Jubari Jumps                                                by Gaia Cornwalal

Piecing Me Together                                      by Renee Watson

Last Stop on Market Street                             by Matt de la Pena

Those Shoes                                                 by Maribeth Boelts

Happy In Our Skin                                         by Fran Manushkin

Amazing Grade                                              by Mary Hoffman

Sulwe                                                           by Lupita Nyong’o

Saturday                                                       by Oge Mora

Little Leaders                                                 by Vashti Harrison

One Family                                                    by George Shannon

This Is the Rope                                             by Jacqueline Woodson

Henry’s Freedom Box                                      by Levine Ellen

Trombone Shorty                                            by Troy Andrews

The Patchwork Path                                        by Bettye Stroud

I, Too, Am America                                         by Langston Hughes

The Other Side                                               by Jacqueline Woodson

Firebird                                                          by Misty Copeland

We Shall Overcome                                         by Debbie Levy

Ellen’s Broom                                                 by Kelly Starling Lyons

A Sweet Smell of Roses                                   by Angela Johnson

Freedom on the Menu                                     by Carole Boston Weatherford

Of Thee I Sing                                                by Barack Obama

Moses                                                            by Carole Boston Weatherford

The Bot That Scott Built                                   by Kim Norman

Thunder Boy Jr                                               by Sherman Alexie

No1 Car Spotter                                              by Atinuke

Lizard From the Park                                       by Mark Pett

Monster Trouble                                             by Lane Fredrickson

Drum Dream Girl                                            by Margarita Engle

Princess Hair                                                  by Sharee Miller

Max and the Tag-Along Moon                           by Floyd Cooper

Luke Goes to Bat                                            by Rachel Isadora

All the World                                                  by Liz Garton Scanlon

One Love                                                       by Bob and Cedella Marley

Charlotte and the Quiet Place                           by Deborah Sosin

City Shapes                                                    by Diana Murray

Grace for President                                         by Kelly DiPucchio

Jamaica’s Find                                                by Juanita Havil

Mr. George Baker                                           by Amy Hest

Not Norman                                                   by Kelly Bennett

Tutu Goes Green                                            by Tulani Thomas

Visiting Feelings                                              by Lauren Rubestein

Chapter Books

Sophie Washington series                              by Tonya Duncan Ellis

The Julian (and Huey, and Gloria) books          by Ann Cameron

STAT: Standing Tall and Talented series          by Amar’e Stoudemire

Miami Jackson series                                     by Patricia & Fredrick McKissack

Tiki aand Ronde Barber books                        by Tiki and Ronde Barber

Elijah Breeze aka Jumper series                      by Sharon Robinson

Junebug series                                              by Alice Mead

Ellray Jakes Is Not a Chicken                          by Sally Warner

Lulu and the Duck in the Park                         by Hilary McKay

Nikki and Deja                                              by Karen English

Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel                     by Nikki Grimes

Brand New School, Brave New Ruby                by Derrick Barnes

Clubhouse Mysteries series                             by Sharon Draper

The Crossover                                               by Kwame Alexander

Ghost                                                           by Jason Reynolds

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind                  by William Kamkwamba]

Ghost Boys                                                   by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Akimbo series                                               by Alexander McCall Smith

Who Was? Series                                          by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Jupiter Storm                                                by Marti Dumas

The House on Mango Street                           by Sandra Cisneros