BIPOC Role Models for Future Leaders

Strong BIPOC characters in kids picture books, middle readers, and young adult books. Give your kids the tools and confidence they need to change the world.

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

by Tiffany Jewell Author and Aurelia Durand Illustrator

A book for young people of all races, giving them the language to understand personal and systemic racism, stand …

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"A" is for Activist

"A" is for Activist

by Innosanto Nagara Author

Do you want to indoctrinate your children with your worldviews and a broader and diverse context of history? Nagara has …

$17.95

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Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

by Jamia Wilson Author and Andrea Pippins Illustrator

Short bios, relevant quotes, and vividly colorful illustrations combine to spotlight 52 of history’s black …

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Stories for South Asian Supergirls

Stories for South Asian Supergirls

by Raj Kaur Khaira Author and Vinny Soor Author

This beutifully illustrated collection of biographies, celebrates the lives of 50 amazing and under-acknowledged women …

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This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational Primer

This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational Primer

by Joan Holub Author and Daniel Roode Illustrator

Each spread in this little board book features an inspiring famous person, beginning their story with "This little …

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This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer

This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer

by Joan Holub Author and Daniel Roode Illustrator

Learn all about some of the influential women who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for …

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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

by Vashti Harrison Author

Let these 40 women who changed the world inspire you and your kiddo to aim for great heights. From Alice Ball …

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I am Harriet Tubman

I am Harriet Tubman

by Christopher Eliopoulos Author and Brad Meltzer Author

Harriet Tubman not only escaped slavery but risked everything to then establish and run the Underground Railroad, …

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Little Guides to Great Lives: Nelson Mandela

Little Guides to Great Lives: Nelson Mandela

by Isabel Thomas Author and Hannah Warren Illustrator

In 1964 Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in prison for treason. In 1994 he was a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and …

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Little Guides to Great Lives: Frida Kahlo

Little Guides to Great Lives: Frida Kahlo

by Marianna Madriz Author and Isabel Thomas Author

This colorful and beautifully illustrated guide chronicles the life of prolific artist Frida Kahlo. With a timeline and …

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Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

by Tonya Bolden Author

Frederick Douglass lived a huge life—abolitionist, newspaper reporter, women's rights activist, diplomat, …

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The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne

The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne

by Lesa Cline-Ransome Author and John Parra Author

In the early 1900s, Ethel Payne was the daughter of a Pullman Porter with an ear for good stories. She grew up to be …

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Patricia's Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight

Patricia's Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight

by Michelle Lord Author and Alleanna Harris Illustrator

Dr. Patricia Bath was an ophthalmologist who pioneered laser surgery for removing cataracts. She was the first …

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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

by Rebel Girls Author and Salini Perera Illustrator

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a story based on the life of Madam C.J. …

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Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest

Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest

by Rebel Girls Author and Eugenia Mello Author

This illustrated, middle grade level book tells the life story of 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Wangari …

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Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

by Teresa Robeson Author and Rebecca Huang Illustrator

A short biography of Wu Chien Shiung, a Chinese woman who made incredible discoveries in physics. This illustrated …

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Ada Twist, Scientist

Ada Twist, Scientist

by Andrea Beaty Author and David Roberts Author

If you have kids (or you like things explained to you as if you were a kid), this book offers up some answers to basic …

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Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists: 40+ Things to Draw, Discover, and Make

Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists: 40+ Things to Draw, Discover, and Make

by Andrea Beaty Author and David Roberts Illustrator

Do you ask questions? Is why your favorite word? Do you like to search for answers and conduct experiments? …

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The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

by Kate Berube Illustrator and Curtis Manley Author

Nick loves books and loves playing with his cats. His grand vision: Get his cats as excited about reading books as he …

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Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom

Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom

by Jeanne Rorex Bridges Author and Tim Tingle Author

A haunting story of family and friendship. There is a river called Bok Chitto that cuts through Mississippi. In the …

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The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop

The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop

by Frank Morrison Author and Carole Boston Weatherford Author

A rhyming children's book that covers the history of rap! The illustrations in this book have a vibrant style, …

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas Author

When a sixteen-year-old black girl, Starr Carter, witnesses the murder of her friend by a police officer, her surburban …

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Roller Girl

Roller Girl

by Victoria Jamieson Author

A delightful coming of age graphic novel about roller skating, girl power, and lost friendships. The summer before …

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The Green Bicycle

The Green Bicycle

by Haifaa Al Mansour Author

The adaptation of the 2012 movie Wadjda about a girl who wants nothing more than to buy a bicycle—which was, …

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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

by Ibi Zoboi Editor

An essential collection of short fiction for and about teens about so many different facets of what it is like to be …

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A Young People's History of the United States

A Young People's History of the United States

by Rebecca Stefoff Author and Howard Zinn Author

Now in paperback, this is the new, illustrated, and updated single-volume young adult edition of Howard Zinn's …

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Young Readers' Edition: Everything American History Textbooks Get Wrong

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Young Readers' Edition: Everything American History Textbooks Get Wrong

by James W. Loewen Author with Rebecca Stefoff

Look, let's face it - your teachers lied. To be fair, so did theirs. This book looks to dismantle those lies for …

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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

by Erika L. Sánchez Author

The story of a pair of sisters, an untimely death, and a hunt to discover family secrets. After Julia leaves home to …

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Juliet Takes a Breath

Juliet Takes a Breath

by Gabby Rivera Author

This book is so good it'll have you reading bits out loud as you go, just to savor the humor and wisdom and …

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I am Jackie Robinson

I am Jackie Robinson

by Christopher Eliopoulos Author and Brad Meltzer Author

As a great athlete faced with great prejudices, Jackie Robinson became the first black player to join a major-league …

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I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Christopher Eliopoulos Author and Brad Meltzer Author

As a powerful minister, speaker, and activist for African American rights, Martin Luther King, Jr., was an incredibly …

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I am Rosa Parks

I am Rosa Parks

by Christopher Eliopoulos Author and Brad Meltzer Author

When segregation was still the norm, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white rider, igniting the …

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I am Sacagawea

I am Sacagawea

by Christopher Eliopoulos Author and Brad Meltzer Author

As the only girl and the only Native America to journey with Lewis and Clark and co. through the wild and unfamiliar …

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March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

by Andrew Aydin Author, John Lewis Author and Nate Powell Author

Discover the inside story of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of one of its most iconic figures, Congressman …

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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

by Phillip Hoose Author

Meet the Rosa Parks before Rosa Parks, with extensive interviews and historical documentations of a high school student …

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