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Bodies are cool! These fantastic books for young readers share body positivity, neutrality, and acceptance. Add titles like these to your bookshelves - books that show people and families of all kinds with diverse body types, skin tone, body hair, scars, mobility aids, stretchmarks, pimples, tattoos, braces, gender expression, and all things that make our bodies unique!

Beautifully Me
Noor, Nabela

 Staff Pick


From designer, creator, and self-love advocate Nabela Noor (@Nabela) comes a much-needed picture book about loving yourself just as you are.

Meet Zubi: a joyful Bangladeshi girl excited about her first day of school. But when Zubi sees her mother frowning in the mirror and talking about...

Item No. 9781534485877
$17.99
Big Bath House
Maclear, Kyo
A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY New York Public Library - NPR - Publishers Weekly - Kirkus Reviews - Horn...

Item No. 9780593181959
$17.99
Bodies are Cool
Feder, Tyler

 Staff Pick


This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.

From the acclaimed creator of Dancing at the Pity Party and Roaring Softly, this picture book is a pure celebration of all the different...

Item No. 9780593112625
$17.99
Curls
Forman, Ruth
A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls and the beauty of their curls.

Me
Morning

Mirror Smile

Shine big
hair love

This simple, playful, and beautiful board book stars four friends who celebrate the joy of...

Item No. 9781534446311
$8.99
El Deafo
Bell, Cece
The beloved #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor winning graphic novel memoir from Cece Bell

Starting at a new school is scary, especially with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest! At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here, she's different. She'...

Item No. 9781419712173
$12.99
Eyes that Kiss in the Corners
Ho, Joanna

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller - A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year - A School Library Journal Best Book of 2021 - Included in NPR's 2021 Books We Love List - Featured in Forbes, Oprah Daily, The Cut, and Book Riot - Golden...

Item No. 9780062915627
$17.99
Fred Gets Dressed
Brown, Peter

 Staff Pick


From a New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott-honor winning artist comes an exuberant illustrated story about playing dress up, having fun, and feeling free.

The boy loves to be naked. He romps around his house naked and wild and free. Until he romps into his parents'...
Item No. 9780316200646
$18.99
I Am Enough
Byers, Grace

A #1 New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Choice Awards picture book winner! This is the perfect gift for mothers and daughters, baby showers, and graduation.

This gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another...

Item No. 9780062667120
$18.99
It Isn't Rude to be Nude
A beautiful, brilliant debut picture book celebrating bodies in every color, shape, and size

This beautiful and brilliant debut picture book from Rosie Haine celebrates all bodies in every color, shape, and size you can imagine! All bodies are brilliant bodies, no matter what they look...

Item No. 9781849767002
$16.99
Laxmi's Mooch
Anand, Shelly
A joyful, body-positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.

Laxmi never paid much attention to the tiny hairs above her lip. But one day while playing farm animals at recess,...

Item No. 9781984815651
$17.99
Lovely
Hong, Jess
Big, small, curly, straight, loud, quiet, smooth, wrinkly. Lovely explores a world of differences that all add up to the same thing: we are all lovely!
Item No. 9781939547378
$17.99
Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match
Brown, Monica

Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor
Junior Library Guild Selection

Mismatched and fabulous Marisol McDonald celebrates her Peruvian and Scottish heritage.
Bilingual English/Spanish.

Marisol McDonald has flaming red hair and nut-brown skin. Polka dots and stripes are her...

Item No. 9780892392353
$18.95
Mixed Me
Diggs, Taye

Mom and Dad say I'm a blend of dark and light:
We mixed you perfectly, and got you just right.

Mike has awesome hair. He has LOTS of energy! His parents love him. And Mike is a PERFECT blend of the two of them.

Still, Mike has to answer LOTS of questions about being...

Item No. 9781250047199
$17.99
Our Skin: A First Conversation about Race
Ralli, Jessica
Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by...

Item No. 9780593382639
$8.99
Our Skin: A First Conversation about Race (Hardcover)
Ralli, Jessica
Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by...

Item No. 9780593519394
$14.99
Starfish
Fipps, Lisa
A Printz Honor winner!

Ellie is tired of being fat-shamed and does something about it in this poignant debut novel-in-verse.

Cover may vary.

Ever since Ellie wore a whale swimsuit and made a big splash at her fifth birthday party, she's been bullied about her weight....

Item No. 9781984814500
$17.99
Sulwe
Nyong'o, Lupita

Staff Pick


A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children's...
Item No. 9781534425361
$17.99
We Are Little Feminists: Hair

Beautiful photos of real-life families showcase all the wonderful forms of hair, while poetic text builds both vocabulary and family connection. HAIR helps families and educators celebrate race and ethnicity at home and in the classroom.

Created with 0-5-year-olds in...

Item No. 9781734182408
$8.00
You Are (Not) Small
Kang, Anna

Winner of the 2015 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!

The simple text of Anna Kang and bold illustrations of New Yorker cartoonist...

Item No. 9781477847725
$16.99