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As You Like It
Books about families comprised of multiple races and ethnicities.
When Allison realizes that she looks more like her favorite doll than like her parents, she comes to terms with this unwelcomed discovery through the help of a stray cat.
Amy Hodgepodge series, beginning with All Mixed Up!
J PAPERBK WAYAN
Attending a "regular" school for the first time, former homeschooler Amy, whose family is racially mixed, meets new friends who celebrate their differences and include Amy in their song and dance routine for the upcoming talent show.
Black, White, Just Right!
Davol, Marguerite W.
A girl explains how her parents are different in color, tastes in art and food, and pet preferences, and how she herself is different too but just right.
Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It
Frazier, Sundee Tucker
Brendan Buckley, a biracial ten-year-old, applies his scientific problem-solving ability and newfound interest in rocks and minerals to connect with his white grandfather, the president of Puyallup Rock Club, and to learn why he and Brendan's mother are estranged.
Cilla Lee-Jenkins Future Author
A half-Chinese, half-Caucasian girl's 'memoir' about a new sibling, being biracial, and her path to literary greatnes.
Shin, Sun Yung
K JE SHIN
When Cooper, a biracial Korean-American boy, feels uncomfortable trying to speak Korean in Mr. Lee's grocery, his bad behavior eventually leads to a change in his attitude.
For My Family, Love, Allie
Allie, whose father is black and mother is white, decides to make special food as a present for her relatives when they come for a big family party.
When her maternal grandfather comes from China, Helen, who is biracial, develops a special bond with him despite their age and language differences.
Half and Half
At Seattle's annual Folk Fest, twelve-year-old Fiona and her older brother are torn between trying to please their Chinese grandmother and making their Scottish grandparents happy.
Happy in our Skin
Bouquets of babies sweet to hold: cocoa-brown, cinnamon, and honey gold. Ginger-colored babies, peaches and cream, too - splendid skin for me, splendid skin for you! A rhythmical read-aloud text is paired with bright, bustling art.
Have You Seen Elephant?
Elephant wants to play hide and seek. See if you can help the others find him? he's very good! Have You Seen Elephant?
During a visit with her great-aunt, a young girl learns the story behind her name and learns to feel proud of her biracial heritage.
I Don't Have Your Eyes
Kitze, Carrie A.
Gentle multicultural exploration of how people are alike despite differences in appearance, background or ethnicity.
I Love Saturdays y Domingos
Ada, Alma Flor
A young girl enjoys the similarities and the differences between her English-speaking and Spanish-speaking grandparents.
I'm Your Peanut Butter Big Brother
A child in an interracial family wonders what his yet-to-be-born sibling will look like.
In My Heart
Parents describe how their child is always in their hearts, no matter where they are or what they are doing. The family featured is a white-skinned mother and father and a brown-skinned child.
It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte
Flood, Pansie Hart
Already so worried about the big second grade test that his stomach is upset, seven-year-old Tiger Turcotte, whose parents are African American, Meherrin Indian, and Hispanic, gets stuck on the question about race.
Less Than Half, More Than Whole
A child who is only part Native American is troubled by his mixed racial heritage.
Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash
S JE BROWN
"A unique, spunky, multiracial, bilingual girl plans a one-of-a-kind birthday party and hopes her abuelita (grandma) will be able to come from Peru to join the festivities. Includes an author's note and glossaries"-- Provided by publisher
Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match
S JE BROWN
Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness. (Bilingual)
Mixed Blessing: A Children's Book About a Multi-Racial Family
Cosman, Amy Marsha
A young son discovers he does not have exactly the same skin color as either parent. He questions this revelation and his parents explain using animals during a visit to the zoo.
Told in rhyming text, Mike is a mixed-race boy, completely comfortable with his identity and his parents--and his wild, curly hair.
Mixed Me: A Tale of a Girl Who is Both Black and White
Little Mixie wonders why everyone wants to know what she is. Isn't it obvious? She is clearly a human being. And anyway, isn't who she is what matters most? Coming from a family with a black dad and a white mom makes her extra special, and maybe a little different too. But different is good. Mixie embraces her uniqueness and determines to be the best "Me" she can be.
My Two Grandads
This delightful story of a mixed-race family reconciling their very different cultures is a wonderful celebration of diverse cultures.
My Two Grannies
This story about a mixed-race family shows what life was like for two grannies growing up in England and Trinidad.
Oscar's Half Birthday
To celebrate his half birthday, Oscar, his parents, and his sister go out for a picnic.
Pecan Pie Baby
When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born. Illustrations feature a multiracial extended family with an African American mom and daughter at its center.
A young girl starting dance classes wants silver shoes like her grandmother's, but when told she must wait to see if she likes the class first, she finds a noisy, used pair of shoes to wear in the meantime.
Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie
Shows the two sides to this delightful, biracial (Black/white) girl's character, and the loving relationships among members of her family. Sequel to The Hello, Goodbye Window.
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond
Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods' story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds.
The Colors of Us
Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, viewed in terms of foods and things found in nature.
The Hello, Goodbye Window
This story about a multigenerational, biracial family is a love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild.
Trevor's Story: Growing Up Biracial
Ten-year-old Trevor Sage-el describes his life at home and at school, his feelings about being son of a white mother and a black father, and what he likes and does not like about being biracial.
Two Mrs. Gibsons
The biracial daughter of an African American father and a Japanese mother fondly recalls growing up with her mother and her father's mother, two very different but equally loving women.
Why Is John Special?
You Be Me, I'll Be You
A brown-skinned daughter and her white father experiment to see what it would be like to have the other's skin color.