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.

Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

Illustration of Amy Wu sitting on bao

Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

Kat Zhang
Age Level: 3-6

An Island Like You

neighborhood image

An Island Like You

Judith Ortiz Cofer
Age Level: Middle Grade
Language: English, Spanish vocabulary featured

Angel’s Grace

Young woman near beach

Angel’s Grace

Tracey Baptiste
Age Level: Middle Grade

Aniana del Mar Jumps In

Young girl near ocean

Aniana del Mar Jumps In

Jasminne Mendez
Age Level: Middle Grade, Young Adult
Language: Spanish vocabulary featured

Antelope Woman: An Apache Folktale

Illustration of Antelope

Antelope Woman: An Apache Folktale

Michael Lacapa
Age Level: 3-6, 6-9

Apple Pie 4th of July

Young girl looking at container of Chinese food

Apple Pie 4th of July

Janet Wong
Age Level: 6-9
Language: English

Apple: Skin to the Core

Illustration of apple peel surrounding young person

Apple: Skin to the Core

Eric Gansworth
Age Level: Young Adult

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

A red truck in a field under a night sky.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Age Level: 9-12, Middle Grade
Language: Spanish vocabulary featured

At the Market

Boy and mother at market

At the Market

Elena Castro
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Spanish

Baby Present

Photo of baby

Baby Present

Rachel Neumann
Age Level: 0-3

Bamboo People

Shadows of people in bamboo forest

Bamboo People

Mitali Perkins
Age Level: Middle Grade

Banana for Two

Mother with baby

Banana for Two

Ellen Mayer
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Chinese, Hindi, Hmong, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp), Vietnamese

Banned Book Club

Illustratoin of girl holding book

Banned Book Club

Kim Hyun Sook
Ryan Estrada
Age Level: Young Adult

Barbed Wire Baseball: How One Man Brought Hope to the Japanese Internment Camps of WWII

Baseball player in front of barbed wire

Barbed Wire Baseball

Marissa Moss
Age Level: 9-12

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