Books About Identity: A Bibliography



Allen, A., & Littlechild, G. (1996). We are all related: A celebration of our cultural heritage. Vancouver: George T. Cunningham Elementary School.

Baldacchino, C. (2014). Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress. Illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant. Toronto: Groundwood Books.

Brown, M. (2011). Marisol McDonald doesn’t match. Illustrated by Sara Palacios. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press.

Burgess, M. (2015). Enormous smallness: A story of E.E. Cummings. Illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo. New York: Enchanted Lion Books.

Choi, Y. (2001). The name jar. New York: Knopf.

Hoffman, M. (1991). Amazing Grace. Illustrated by Caroline Binch. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers.

Kranz, L. (2011). You be you. Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Pub.

Leaf, M. (1936). The story of Ferdinand. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. New York: Viking Press.

Myers, W.D. (2009). Looking like me. Illustrated by Christopher Myers. New York: Egmont USA.

Otoshi, K. (2010). Zero. San Rafael, CA: Ko Kids Books.

Piper, W. (2005). The little engine that could. Illustrated by Loren Long. New York: Philomel Books.

Rosenthal, A.K. (2009). Spoon. Illustrated by Scott Magoon. New York: Disney/Hyperion Books.

Shannon, D. (1998). A bad case of stripes. New York: Blue Sky Press.

Tyler, Michael. (2005). The skin you live in. Illustrated by David Lee Csicsko. Chicago, IL: Chicago Children’s Museum.

Underwood, Deborah. (2015). Interstellar Cinderella. Illustrated by Meg Hunt. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.


Student art project inspiration in addition to Wordle site:  Art Cards, p. 126 in Leland, C., Lewison, M., & Harste, J. (2012). Multimodal responses to literature. In Teaching children’s literature: It’s critcial. Taylor and Francis.

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