Multicultural Picture Books
Picture books about different peoples and cultures.
When Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela asks her father about her many names, she learns about her grandparents.
At the mountain's base sits a cabin with a family waiting for their loved one to return from war.
As Awâsis searches for the ingredients to make Kôhkum's world-famous bannock, he runs into a variety of relatives who help.
This story reimagines the cycles of the moon as Mama bakes a mooncake and Little Star begins nibbling it.
Having to take her younger sister along the first time she is invited to a birthday party spoils Rubina's fun.
Bilal invites his friends to help make his favorite dish, then all must wait patiently for it to be done.
When a girl moves to town, she feels lonely until she meets someone who shares her love of nature.
A young girl learns to love her difficult-to-manage hair with the help of her mother.
A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.
An evocative depiction of a modern Native American family and the significance of fry bread. Includes recipes.
One young girl reflects on a year with her beloved grandpa.
Simone's skin is not black like her mother or white like her father, so she invents her own color word.
You are invited into the amautik—the pouch in the back of a mother's parka used to carry a child.
A baby when she left the Island, Lola has to draw it for an assignment, so she asks her family for help.
While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up.
Señor Calavera arrives to take Grandma Beetle to the next life, but Grandma isn't ready to go.
This story offers encouragement to a loved one, including snacks, a blanket, and a map to find the way home.
A retired Kamishibai man—a Japanese street performer who tells stories and sells candies—decides to make his rounds once more.
When Leila visits her grandmother's house, she finds parts of herself and her heritage in family, friends, and art.