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Books about Being Biracial

Curated by Joanna Ho
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Mixed: A Colorful Story book
6.0
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Mixed: A Colorful Story
Written & illustrated by Arree Chung
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Each believing that their hue is the best, the three primary colors live in separate parts of the city until Yellow and Blue meet, fall in love, and decide to mix.

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Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match: Marisol McDonald No Combina book
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Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match: Marisol McDonald No Combina
Written by Monica Brown & illustrated by Sara Palacios
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7
Bilingual English/Spanish. Mismatched and fabulous Marisol McDonald celebrates her Peruvian and Scottish heritage.
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Mixed Me! book
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Mixed Me!
Written by Taye Diggs & illustrated by Shane W. Evans
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Mom and Dad say I’m a blend of dark and light: “We mixed you perfectly, and got you just right.” Mike has awesome hair. He has LOTS of energy! His parents love him. And Mike is a PERFECT blend of the two of them. Still, Mike has to answer LOTS of questions about being mixed. And he does, with LOTS of energy and joy in this charming story about a day in the life of a mixed-race child.

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Spork book
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Spork
Written by Kyo Maclear & illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
board book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

When you’re a little bit spoon and little bit fork, where do you go when the table is set? A funny ?multi-cutlery? tale for everyone who has ever wondered about their place in the world. Spork is neither spoon nor fork but, rather, a bit of both. His (spoon) mother and (fork) father think he’s perfect just the way he is. Only, Spork stands out. All the other cutlery belongs with those like themselves, and they all have a specific purpose. Spork tries fitting in with the spoons, and then with the forks, but he isn’t quite enough like either. Instead, he watches from the drawer at dinnertime as the others get to play with the food and then enjoy a nice warm bath in the sink. But one morning, a ?messy thing? arrives. A thing that has obviously never heard of cutlery customs or table manners. Will Spork finally find his place at the table? In this unconventional celebration of individuality, Kyo Maclear has created a humorous ?multi-cutlery? tale for everyone who has ever wondered about their place in the world. The mixed-media artwork by award-winning illustrator Isabelle Arsenault is high-spirited and quirky, providing just the right level of mixed-up-ness to the scenes. Children will appreciate the fun take on the inner lives of cutlery. This picture book is perfect for discussions of individuality and acceptance. But most important, it offers a hopeful and positive message that all of us belong and have a purpose.

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