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POC on the Cover

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Picture Books with People of Color on the Cover

 

Big Box of Shapes by Wiley Blevins

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • See also: Imagination 
  • Two kids imagine what some shapes could be. 

 

One Word From Sophia by Jim Averbeck

  • Pub Date: 2015
  • See also: Manners 
  • Sophia tries to convince her family to let her get a pet giraffe. 

 

Hank's Big Day by Evan Kuhlman

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • Hank is a bug who likes to play with his friend Amelia, a human girl. 

 

City Shapes by Diana Murray

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • See also: City Life, Taking a Walk
  • A girl takes a walk through her city looking for shapes in what she sees. 

 

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena

 

Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn

  • Pub Date: 2014
  • Part of a series

 

How to Find a Fox by Nilah Magruder

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • See also: Nature
  • A little girl explores nature.

 

City Green by Dianne DiSalvo-Ryan

 

Rosie and Crayon by Deborah Marcero

  • Pub Date: 2017
  • See also: Emotions
  • Uses descriptive language to share Rosie's happy times with her pet and her sadness when her pet dies.

 

Green Green by Marie and Baldev Lambda

  • Pub Date: 2017
  • See also: Cooperation
  • A diverse community works together to turn a vacant lot into a community garden. 

 

First Day of Winter by Denise Fleming

  • Pub Date: 2005
  • See also: Winter
  • A snowman comes alive.

 

I Had a Favorite Dress by Boni Ashburn

  • Pub Date: 2011
  • See also: Reuse/Recycle
  • A little girl's dress becomes something new every time she outgrows it thanks to her mom's sewing skills. 

 

It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon by Jarrett Krosoczka

  • Pub Date: 2015
  • See also: Emotions
  • Explores childhood frustrations and encourages kids to look on the bright side. 

 

The Thing Lou Couldn't Do by Ashley Spires

  • Pub Date: 2017
  • See also: Perseverance 
  • Lou can't climb a tree. She tries to avoid the problem, but eventually she takes on the challenge.

 

Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley

 

Out! by Arree Chung 

 

Grandma in Blue with Red Hat by Scott Menchin

  • Pub Date: 2015
  • See also: Art 
  • A boy sees all sorts of art at an art museum and creates art featuring his grandma in the style of famous works of art. 

 

All My Friends are Fast Asleep by David Weinstone

 

My Good Morning by Kim Crockett Corson

 

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwell

  • Pub Date: 2017
  • A little boy at the pool with his dad decides to jump off the diving board. 

 

The Word Collector by Peter Reynolds

  • Pub Date: 2018
  • See also: Word Lovers
  • Jerome collects words and learns the joy in sharing them. 

 

In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • See also: Seek and Finds, Grandparents
  • Sophie finds all sorts of items for her grandfather. Can you see them in plain sight? 

 

Busy-Eyed Day by Anne Marie Pace

 

My Mom has X-Ray Vision by McAllister

  • Pub Date: 2011
  • See also: End pages
  • Is your mom a superhero?

 

Off and Away by Cale Atkinson

  • Pub Date: 2018
  • When her dad gets sick, Jo sets sail to do his job even though she is scared. 

 

You Can Read by Helaine Becker 

  • Pub Date: 2018
  • A rhyming list of all the places you can read. 

 

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • A version of Little Red Riding Hood starring an African girl. 

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