Directory of diverse books

We Read Too is a directory of hundreds of picture, chapter, middle grade and young adult books written by authors of color featuring main characters of color. Whether you are a parent, librarian, teacher or student, We Read Too is the best resource for you to find diverse books for youth readers.

Screenshot of iPhone App
Screenshot of Android App


Look through hundreds of titles categorized into picture, chapter, middle grade and young adult books.


Search for any title using author name, book title or description.


If there is a title you would like added to the directory, send a suggestion directly through the app.


The following are publications that have featured We Read Too:


Kaya Thomas

Creator & iOS Developer

Kaya came up with the idea for We Read Too based off of her own experience of growing up loving to read but always felt a lack of representation. In 2014, she designed, developed and launched the first version of the app.

Julia Nguyen

Android Developer

Julia developed the Android version of We Read Too. She is the founder of the open source project if-me. She is an avid community organizer and public speaker.

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