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Project LIT for Littles

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Books That Showcase Diversity & Inclusion

  • Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Catch That Chicken by Atinuke
  • I Want to Ride the Tap Tap by Danielle Joseph
  • Brown Baby Lullaby by Tameka Fryer Brown
  • Like the Moon Loves the Sky by Hena Khan
  • Red Shoes by Karen English
  • We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
  • Who Will You Be? by Andrea Pippins
  • Southwest Sunrise by Nikki Grimes
  • I Got the School Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison
  • Brick by Brick by Heidi Sheffield
  • I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes
  • Cool Cuts by Mechal Renee Roe
  • Danbi Leads the School Parade by Anna Kim

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Year-Round Reads for Hispanic Heritage Month

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Picture Books

  • Islandborn by Junot Diaz
  • Tomas and the Library Lady by Pat Mora
  • Smoky Night by Eve Bunting and David Diaz
  • Waiting For the Biblioburro by Monica Brown
  • Mango, Abuela and Me by Meg Medina
  • La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya
  • Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor
  • Dalia’s Wondrous Hair by Laura Lacamara
  • Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
  • Yes! We Are Latinos by Alma Flor Ada
  • Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt De La Pena
  • My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero
  • Tito Puente, Mambo King by Monica Brown
  • Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall

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Year Round Reads for Black History Month

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Picture Books

  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats (most circulated book of all time NYPL)
  • I Love My Hair by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
  • Crown: An Ode to a Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes
  • Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
  • Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • I Am Enough by Grace Byers
  • Happy to Be Nappy by Bell Hooks
  • Woke Baby by Mahogany Browne
  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
  • Leo Can Swim by Anna McQuinn
  • Peekaboo Bedtime by Rachel Isadora
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena
  • Trombone Shorty by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews
  • Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins

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