Celebrate Diversity with Books from Lerner

Books have the power to affirm our identities, to build understanding with people unlike ourselves, to challenge our misconceptions, and to broaden our awareness of the world. Click one of the categories below to browse an online collection of diverse titles for grades PreK-12, or browse all our diverse books.

Social Justice

Race & Ethnicity




Mental Health

Physical Disability & Illness

Feminism & #MeToo

Take Your Order to Go!

On our site, you can purchase books directly or export a list to order from your vendor of choice. Click the “Add to Cart” button to add products to your list. Once you’ve finished, select the cart in the upper right-hand corner and click “View Cart.” From there, you can choose to export your cart as an Excel spreadsheet or PDF.


Buy Digital, Get Print Books for Free

When you buy direct and spend $350 or more on any multi-user eBooks, Lerner Interactive Books, or Audisee eBooks with Audio, you can receive the print edition of those books for free. Use promo code COMBO2 when ordering online or via customer service. Learn more here.


Download the Diverse Books Index

Need to scan a list of titles in each category? This index identifies books across nine categories: Social Justice, Race and Ethnicity, #OwnVoices, Immigration, LGBTQIA+, Mental Health, Physical Disability and Illness, Feminism, and #MeToo. Hyperlinked titles will lead you to the book details online. Download the index here.


Watch Our SLJ Webinar with #ReadWoke Librarian Cicely Lewis

What is a #ReadWoke book—and how can having more of them benefit your library program? Join librarian, SLJ columnist, and #ReadWoke founder Cicely Lewis to learn more about the #ReadWoke movement, the power of #OwnVoices books, and how diversifying your collections will make a difference in your library. Watch the webinar recording here.

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