OwnVoices

Capstone believes in inclusive representation and celebrating diverse storytelling in children’s books. We are proud to lift the voices of marginalized communities and share a richer, more authentic experience with readers by supporting #OwnVoices authors and illustrators. From picture books to middle grade novels, we hope you’ll share these #OwnVoices books with your readers.

Early Reader Books

Black and white portrait of Capstone author, Saadia Faruqi, looking enigmatically at the camera.
Saadia Faruqi
Black and white portrait of Capstone author, Debbi Michiko Florence, smiling at the camera
Debbi Michiko Florence
Black and white portrait of Capstone author, Siman Nuurali, smiling wide at the camera
Siman Nuurali
Black and white image of Alicia Salazar, author of the Camila the Star children's book series
Alicia Salazar
Black and white portrait of Capstone author, Nikki Shannon Smith, smiling at the camera
Nikki Shannon Smith

Narrative Nonfiction Books