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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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Lucha Libre

By Xavier Garza

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Watch Out for Clever Women / Cuidado con las mujeres astutas

By Joe Hayes

Illustrated by Vicki Trego Hill

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Let's Work

By Cynthia Weill

Illustrated by The Master Artisans of Chigmecatitlán

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Once Around the Block / Una vuelta a la manzana

By José Lozano

Illustrated by José Lozano

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The Everything I Have Lost

By Sylvia Zéleny

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The Smell of Old Lady Perfume

By Claudia Guadalupe Martínez

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Playing for the Devil's Fire

By Phillippe Diederich

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Olor a perfume de viejita

By Luis Humberto Crosthwaite

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The Mariachi Is Here!

By Elena Castro

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The Two Volcanoes

By Elena Castro

Illustrated by John Martínez

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Pig Park

By Claudia Guadalupe Martínez

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COLLTS English Book Bundle

By The American Institutes for Research AIR