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Cultures

Multicultural and Diverse Children's Books

Lee & Low Books, America's largest multicultural children's book publisher, is proud to offer books that celebrate the diversity of America's communities and classrooms. Our award-winning cultural children's books are authentic and published with care, offering both "mirrors and windows" for every reader. Books affirm children's identities while meeting the demands of educational standards. These diverse multicultural books include a range of high-interest topics, meaningful themes, genres, and complexity to meet young readers' varied needs and turn them into lifelong readers.

African/African American Interest

Find award-winning children's books about Black history and culture for young readers, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in Black history and page-turning fiction.

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Asian/Asian American Interest

Find award-winning books for young readers featuring Chinese, Korean, Indian, Japanese, Filipino, and Hmong cultures, including several bilingual titles.

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Latino Interest

Find award-winning books highlighting the wide diversity of Latino cultures, including bilingual and dual language editions and books set throughout the United States, Central America, and South America.

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Middle Eastern and/or Muslim Interest

Find a range of children's books featuring Muslim and Middle Eastern cultures including nonfiction biographies of important figures in history and culture such as Muhammad Yunus; page-turning fiction featuring Middle Eastern main characters; and poetry.

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Native American Interest

Find a wide range of Native American, First Nations, and Indigenous children's and young adult books, including many #ownvoices titles by Native authors and illustrators.

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Birdie's Beauty Parlor

By Lee Merrill Byrd

Illustrated by Francisco Delgado

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COLLTS English Book Bundle

By The American Institutes for Research AIR

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COLLTS Spanish Book Bundle

By The American Institutes for Research AIR

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My Tata's Remedies / Los remedios de mi Tata

By Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford

Illustrated by Antonio Castro L.

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De colores: Una canción de las estaciones

By Elena Castro

Illustrated by John Martínez

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Danza Africana

By Patricia A. Keeler

Illustrated by Patricia A. Keeler

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Surprise Moon

By Caroline Hatton

Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino

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Richard Wright y el carné de biblioteca

By William Miller

Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

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Say Hola to Spanish

By Susan Middleton Elya

Illustrated by Loretta Lopez

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Say Hola to Spanish at the Circus

By Susan Middleton Elya

Illustrated by Loretta Lopez

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Selvakumar Knew Better

By Virginia Kroll

Illustrated by Xiaojun Li

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Say Hola to Spanish Otra Vez (Again!)

By Susan Middleton Elya

Illustrated by Loretta Lopez

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Lakas and the Manilatown Fish

By Anthony Robles

Illustrated by Carl Angel