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Thematic Children's Book Recommendations


Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage



Celebrate Hispanic heritage

paletero man
Isabel and her colores
Pepe and the parade
Where are you from
Digging for Words José Alberto Gutiérrez and the library he built
Green is a chile pepper
Octopus Stew

Available in Spanish

Us, in progress : short stories about young Latinos
Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora
Allie First at last
I got this to gold and beyond
My corner of the ring : a memoir from a champ
Path to the stars : my journey from Girl Scout to rocket scientist

available in English

Bravo! Poems about amazing Hispanics
Planting Stories: Pura Belpre
Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor
Harvesting Hope
Diego Rivera his world and ours
Lety Out Loud
Stella Diaz has something to say
Alma and how she got her name
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Island Born

Available in Spanish

My Papi has a motorcycle

Available in Spanish

The pinata that the farm maiden hung
Que Seras
la selva de zonia

Available in English



Celebrate indigenous peoples

Indigenous Peoples
the sea in winter
On the trapline
when a ghost talks listen
Ancestor approved
indian shoes
We Are Water Protectors
hiawatha the peacemaker
range eternal
Bowwow Powwow
Barren Grounds
my heart fills with happiness



rainbow reads

best liars in riverview
My Own Way



amazing girls




Books about a range of emotions.






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button pusher
Tale as Tall as Jacob
Anybody Here Seen Frenchie?



modern art for families

The art book for children. Book two
What's the big idea? : activities and adventures in abstract art
What is texture?
Modern art explorer : with 30 artworks from the Centre Pompidou
Art installations
Splat! : the most exciting artists of all time
The jumbo book of art
I spy colors in art
Imagine that! : activities and adventures in surrealism
Modern art adventures : 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by artists from Monet to Banksy
Inkblot : drip, splat, and squish your way to creativity
Come look with me : enjoying art with children
I spy : an alphabet in art
Express yourself! : activities and adventures in expressionism


new baby

Picturebooks about the arrival of a new baby. 



celebrating dyslexia

Books celebrating, overcoming and living with dyslexia. Many of these titles were purchased by the Couri Educational Fund.



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