Colorín Colorado Book Finder

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Welcome to Colorín Colorado’s Book Finder!

Using this tool, you can search for books by categories such as age, language, country, and theme. Our books are also organized into themed booklists are welcome to browse and share.

For additional resources related to diverse books, see Using Diverse Books with ELLs: A Guide for Educators.

Note: A diverse panel of authors and educators has advised us in our development of we realize, however, that there many different ways to represent diverse identities and life experiences, and we both inclusive and user-friendly. We are still adding books from our collection to this tool.


Includes bilingual books, multilingual editions, and books featuring vocabulary in other languages
Cultures, nationalities, and communities represented by book’s characters and creators
Includes award winners, as well as honor books
This list includes Indigenous Nations throughout the Americas. Please note that tribal nations are sovereign nations.

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious

Victoria Kann
Elizabeth Kann
Age Level: 6-9

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Drawing of a woman and four children sitting on a stoop reading and flowers grow around them.

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Anika Aldamuy Denise
Age Level: 6-9, 9-12
Language: English, Spanish vocabulary featured

Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

Painting of Sonia Sotomayor

Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

Juan Felipe Herrera
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)
Language: English

Pretty Brown Face

Young baby with father

Pretty Brown Face

Andrea Pinkney
Age Level: 0-3

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

A woman in a lab coat sits in front of books and physics symbols float around her.

Queen of Tejano Music: Selena

Painting of Selena with roses coming from her hair

Queen of Tejano Music: Selena

Silvia López
Age Level: 6-9, 9-12
Language: Spanish

Rainbow Weaver/Tejedora del arcoíris

Rainbow Weaver

Rainbow Weaver/Tejedora del arcoíris

Linda Elovitz Marshall
Age Level: 6-9

Ranger Rick Cub

Photo of tiger cub

Ranger Rick Cub

National Wildlife Federation
Age Level: 0-3

Rea and the Blood of the Nectar (The Chronicles of Astranthia, 1)

Illustration of tween girl in magical land

Rea and the Blood of the Nectar (The Chronicles of Astranthia, 1)

Payal Doshi
Age Level: 9-12, Middle Grade (9-14)

Red Is a Dragon: A Book of Colors

Girls with red dragon

Red Is a Dragon: A Book of Colors

Roseanne Greenfield Thong
Age Level: 0-3, 3-6

Red Kite, Blue Kite

Boy with two kites

Red Kite, Blue Kite

Ji-li Jiang
Age Level: 6-9

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

Young girl in red scarf

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

Ji-li Jiang
Age Level: 9-12, Middle Grade (9-14)

Red, White, and Whole

Young woman with a long braid

Red, White, and Whole

Rajani LaRocca
Age Level: 9-12, Middle Grade (9-14)

Refugee

Refugee

Refugee

Alan Gratz
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)

Remembering Blue Fish

Daniel Tiger and his mom look at a fish aquarium

Remembering Blue Fish

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Age Level: 3-6

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