Collection of Award-Winning Children’s Books Centers Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

University of Pennsylvania parents and educators can now browse and borrow more than 1,500 award-winning and notable books for children and young adults, all highlighting diverse characters and experiences, as part of a new initiative at the Penn Libraries.

The new and growing collection features English-language books, with selections suitable for the youngest readers up to 12th graders, that have won or been nominated for awards related to diversity. The collection also includes books from the Penn Graduate School of Education’s annual Best Books for Young Readers lists.

Find more information on the Penn Libraries website [] or stop by the first floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center to browse in person.