Mixed Heritage Children’s Books

Ages 4-8

  • Black is Brown is Tan. Arnold Adoff. 1973.
  • How My Parents Learned to Eat. Ina R. Friedman. 1984.
  • We Adopted You, Benjamin Koo. Linda Walvoord Girard. 1989.
  • You Be Me, I’ll Be You. Pili Mandelbaum. 1990.
  • Families are Different. Nina Pellegrini. 1991.
  • The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i. Fay Stanley. 1991.
  • Billy and Belle. Sarah Garland. 1992.
  • Sofie’s Role. Amy Heath. 1992.
  • Black, White, Just Right! Marguerite Davol. 1993.
  • Less Than Half, More Than Whole. Kathleen Lacapa. 1994.
  • How I Was Adopted. Joanna Cole. 1995.
  • Amanda’s Secret Wish. Phyllis Cercone. 1996.
  • The Aunt in Our House. Angela Johnson. 1996.
  • Muskrat Will Be Swimming. Cheryl Savageau. 1996.
  • Jalapeno Bagels. Natasha Wing. 1996.
  • Ginger Brown: Too Many Houses. Sharon Dennis Wyeth. 1996.
  • Trevor’s Story. Bethany Kandel. 1997.
  • Over the Moon. Karen Katz. 1997.
  • Allison. Allen Say. 1997.
  • Journey Home. Lawrence McKay, Jr. 1998.
  • Hope. Isabell Monk. 1998.
  • For My Family, Love, Allie. Ellen B. Senisi. 1998.
  • Anthony’s Surprise. Roz Grace. 1999.
  • The Colors of Us. Karen Katz. 1999.
  • Brown Like Me. Noelle Lamperti. 1999.
  • Grandfather Counts. Andrea Cheng. 2000.
  • An American Face. Jan M. Czech. 2000.
  • Gem. Emma Kallok. 2000.
  • Mommy Far, Mommy Near. Carol Antoinette Peacock. 2000.
  • Two Mrs. Gibsons. Toyomi Igus. 2001.
  • I Love Saturdays y Domingos. Alma Flor Ada. 2002.
  • Sungka and Smiling Irish Eyes. Natalie Gonzales-Sullaway. 2003.
  • It’s Test Day, Tiger Turcotte. Pansie Hart Flood. 2004.
  • Cooper’s Lesson. Sun Yung Shin. 2004.
  • The Hello, Goodbye Window. Norton Juster. 2005.
  • Am I a Color Too? Heidi Cole and Nancy Vogl. 2005.

Ages 9-12

  • The World of Daughter McGuire. Sharon Dennis Wyeth. 1994.
  • Thief of Hearts. Laurence Yep. 1995.
  • Bonjour, Lonnie. Faith Ringgold. 1996.
  • Sun Dance at Turtle Rock. Pat Costa Viglucci. 1996.
  • The Window. Michael Dorris. 1997.
  • Jubilee Journey. Carolyn Meyer. 1997.
  • Half and Half. Lensey Namioka. 2003.