Equity Resources

We hope you’ll find these handouts, articles, lists, videos, etc. to be helpful in learning about and discussing race and equity issues. If you have a resource you’d like to see added to this page, please email equity@cedarparkpta.org


These are available to borrow from the Cedar Park library!

For Kids

Picture Books Celebrating Diversity

  • All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah, by Emily Jenkins and Paul O. Zelinsky
  • Alma and How She Got Her Name, by Juana Martinez-Neal
  • The Day You Begin, by Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López
  • Don’t Touch My Hair! by Sharee Miller
  • Julián Is a Mermaid, by Jessica Love
  • Mommy’s Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn
  • Night Job, by Karen Hesse and G. Brian Karas.
  • The Name Jar, by Yangsook Choi
  • Apple Pie 4th of July, by Janet S. Wong
  • Seaside Dreams, by Janet Bates
  • Allie’s Basketball Dream, by Barbara E. Barber and Daryl Ligasan
  • Big Bushy Mustache, by Gary Soto
  • Grace for President, by Kelly DiPucchio
  • Peter’s Chair, Ezra Jack Keats
  • Drawn Together, by Minh Lê. and Dan Santat
  • Dreamers, by Yuyi Morales

Chapter books

  • Almost Zero, by Nikki Grimes
  • Freddie Ramos Springs into Action, by Jacqueline Jules
  • Max Loves Muñecas, by Zetta Elliott
  • My Name is Maria Isabel, by Alma Flor Ada
  • Ruby Lu series, by Lenore Look
  • Jada Jones series, by Kelly Starling Lyons


  • Colorful Pages supports educators, families, and librarians in using multicultural literature
  • The Conscious Kid promotes access to children’s books centering underrepresented and oppressed groups.