A list of incredible children’s books that focus on diversity in food and culture. This list was curated and reviewed by elementary school teacher and licensed reading specialist, Libby Barclay.

This list of books covers a range of cultures, foods, and traditions. From boa buns and ramen, to fry bread and pie, there’s something for every young reader to enjoy!

These books are great for preschool through late elementary. Let your kids explore the world of food and culture, one incredible book at a time!

And if you’re looking to cook up something, check out my list of 55+ Cookbooks written by Black authors.

This list was curated by the talented Libby Barclay, Elementary School Teacher and Licensed Reading Specialist.

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About The Author

Libby is a food fanatic, wine lover and cookbook connoisseur! An incredible mom of one, she's also Lo's sister. Libby is the one who encouraged Lo to start a food and recipe website AND she's the brains behind the name Zestful Kitchen. We wouldn't be here today without her!

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  1. Love this list, what a great idea to pull together! We bought Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie and Fry Bread this fall and have loved reading them with our 3 girls. I can’t wait to purchase more from this list to grow our library!