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.

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

Barrio: José's Neighborhood/Barrio: El barrio de José

neighborhood

Barrio: José's Neighborhood/Barrio: El barrio de José

George Ancona
Age Level: 6-9
Language: English, Spanish vocabulary featured

Baseball in April and Other Stories

red pick up truck

Baseball in April and Other Stories

Age Level: Middle Grade
Language: English, Spanish vocabulary featured

Baseball Saved Us: 25th Anniversary Edition

Young boy playing baseball in front of barbed wire

Baseball Saved Us: 25th Anniversary Edition

Ken Mochizuki
Age Level: 6-9
Language: Spanish

Be Water, My Friend

Bruce Lee

Be Water, My Friend

Ken Mochizuki
Age Level: 9-12

Beacon Hill Boys

Young men's legs

0439267498

Ken Mochizuki
Age Level: Young Adult

Beautiful Origami Paper Wreaths: Handmade Japanese Decorations for Every Occasion

Photos of origami wreaths

Bebé Goes Shopping

Illustration of mother pushing baby in grocery cart

Bebé Goes Shopping

Susan Middleton Elya
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish vocabulary featured

Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx

A photo of young Sonia Manzano coming down the stairs

Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx

Sonia Manzano
Age Level: Young Adult

Before We Were Free

Young girl staring out a window

Before We Were Free

Julia Alvarez
Age Level: Young Adult
Language: Spanish vocabulary featured

Behind My Doors: The Story of the World’s Oldest Library

A child and woman near a library

Behind My Doors

Hena Khan
Age Level: 3-6, 6-9

Behind the Mask

Young child with special mask

Behind the Mask

Yangsook Choi
Age Level: 6-9

Berry Song

Young girl and her grandmother looking out from berry plans

Berry Song

Michaela Goade
Age Level: 3-6, 6-9
Language: Tlingit

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