Best Multicultural Books of 2015

Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature is among the leading educational research centers in the field of multicultural literature. Our mission is to preserve the richness of the many cultures in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Further, our mission is to provide children, teachers, parents, educators, students, and librarians access to multicultural children’s books with high literary and artistic standards. The primary objectives include: a) to foster an interest in multicultural children’s literature for young people; b) to promote awareness of the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature (CSMCL); and c) to generate excitement in the study of multicultural literature.

Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly



by Pam Muñoz Ryan

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Juna’s Jar

by Jane Bahk / Felicia Hoshino


Last Stop on Market Street

by Matt de la Peña / Christian Robinson

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Listen, Slowly

by Thanhhà Lại

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March: Book Two

by John Lewis / Nate Powell

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by JiHyeon Lee



by Daniel José Older


Stella by Starlight

by Sharon M. Draper

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X: A Novel

by Ilyasah Shabazz

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