These picture books (or illustrated easy-reading chapter books) are meant to expose children to diverse characters, cultures, histories, and concepts through fiction and non-fiction.
Take a look at the individual tabs to see bibliographies of books owned by Staley Library that fit within several different diversity themes.
Bilingual picture books
Characters with Physical, Mental, or Emotional Differences
Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu Characters or Religious Themes
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Characters/Themes
Native American Characters/Themes
For more suggestions on diverse book for all grade levels, check out the resources section of: