Books by and/or about Black, Indigenous and People of Color 2019-

Beginning in 2019, based on feedback, the CCBC added a category for “Pacific Islanders,” which previously had been folded into the “Asian” category as “Asian / Pacific Islanders.”

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Children’s Books By and/or About Black, Indigenous and People of Color Received by the CCBC 2019-

Last Updated: April 16, 2020
See next chart for numbers from U.S. publishers only.

Year
Books
Received
at CCBC
Black/African
Indigenous
Asian
Latinx
Pacific Islander
By About By About By About By About By About
2019 4,029 219 472 45 66 428 363 238 237 4 5

Children’s Books By and/or About Black, Indigenous and People of Color Received by the CCBC–U.S. Publishers Only 2019-

Last Updated: April 16, 2020

Year
Books
Received
at CCBC
Black/African
Indigenous
Asian
Latinx
Pacific Islanders
By About By About By About By About By About
2019 4,029 212 452 28 44 379 334 225 235 4 5