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.

What's Up, Baby?

Baby stretching arms

What's Up, Baby?

Kathleen Rizzi
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Portuguese

When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

guitar player

When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

Michael Mahin
Age Level: 9-12, Middle Grade (9-14)
Language: English, Spanish vocabulary featured

When the Rainbow Goddess Wept

Old sepia photograph of a family together

When the Rainbow Goddess Wept

Cecilia Brainard
Age Level: Young adult (14-18)

When the Sea Turned to Silver

When the Sea Turned to Silver

When the Sea Turned to Silver

Grace Lin
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)

When You Trap a Tiger

A large tiger near magical light

When You Trap a Tiger

Tae Keller
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)

Where on Earth Is My Bagel?

A boy watching a flying bagel

Where on Earth Is My Bagel?

Frances Park
Ginger Park
Age Level: 6-9

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Illustration of young girl riding a dragon

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)

Whose Knees Are These?

Baby's brown knees

Whose Knees Are These?

Jabari Asim
Age Level: 0-3

Won't You Be My Neighbor?: A Mister Rogers Poetry Book

Illustration of Mister Rogers

Words In The Dust

Young Afghan woman covering mouth

Words In The Dust

Trent Reedy
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)

Written in the Stars

Young girl looking at archway

Written in the Stars

Aisha Saeed
Age Level: Young adult (14-18)

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

blue locker

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Meg Medina
Age Level: Young adult (14-18)
Language: English, Spanish vocabulary featured

Yes No Maybe So

Two teens looking at their phones

Yes No Maybe So

Becky Albertalli
Aisha Saeed
Age Level: Young adult (14-18)

Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country

Paintings of famous Asian Americans

You Go First

Two kids floating on Scrabble tiles in the water

You Go First

Erin Entrada Kelly
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)

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