Age 0-3

Nej!, Stina Wirsén

Little Skär plays alone. And Lucia is not allowed to join, little Skär says NO. But when Lucia can juggle, little Skär would like to join. NO, says Lucia. Now they disagree. But then they hear someone calling for help! Wow, that's Ruta! Now it's time to help.

Category: Kindness and Empathy

Jul pekbok, Marin Salto

A first book about Christmas

Category: Religion & Beliefs

Titta Natten!, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Through spring, summer, autumn and winter, we follow four different children who discover nature on their own. Adventure with all senses wide open. As simple as magnificent!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Titta parken!, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Through spring, summer, autumn and winter, we follow four different children who discover nature on their own. Adventure with all senses wide open. As simple as magnificent!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Titta havet!, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Through spring, summer, autumn and winter, we follow four different children who discover nature on their own. Adventure with all senses wide open. As simple as magnificent!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Titta skogen!, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Through spring, summer, autumn and winter, we follow four different children who discover nature on their own. Adventure with all senses wide open. As simple as magnificent!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Konrad klär på sig, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Konrad and Hedvig will go out. Swimsuit, cloak or pirate hat? Stop! says mother. Rainwear on. No! says Konrad. Pirates love when there are storms.

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Konrad och kalaset, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Mom turns one. Konrad and Hedvig will do the breakfast. But both want to stir in the chocolate! Sch! Do not fight. Otherwise mom might wake up… A story about celebrating someone you like and about strong emotions!

Category: LGBTQ+

Konrad och karamellerna, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Hedvig’s got caramels! Konrad too. But now Konrad's candy is finished… Hedvig has probably received more than me, thinks Konrad. A story about jealousy, sharing and how good it is with sweets.

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Konrad lussar, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Tomorrow is Lucia. Then we can dress up! The box contains a Lucia crown, Santa's beard and a star sword. What should Konrad wear? In this book, we get to take part in a close sibling relationship, while our Lucia tradition is depicted from a child’s perspective.

Category: LGBTQ+, Religion & belief

 

Konrads klänning, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Hedvig has received a dress. She glitters! Konrad has not received anything. Can Konrad borrow Hedvig's dress? Sure! But just a moment…

Category: LGBTQ+

 

När vi blev en till, Anna Lundgren

About the horror-mixed delight of having a sibling! What’s growing inside the mother's womb, maybe it's a troll or a dragon?

Category: Race,  Strong Female Character, LGBTQ+

 

När vi leker, Anna Lundgren

What does the teacher do when the children are out playing? Something really exciting maybe?

Category: Race & LGBTQ+

 

När vi sover, Anna Lundgren

What do the adults do when the children are asleep? Small children, grand fantasies!

Language: Swedish

Category: Race & LGBTQ+

 

Zozo och kritorna, Elina Garp

Emotions and adventures for the little ones - Zozo discovers on its own!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Zozo och nallen, Elina Garp

Emotions and adventures for the little ones - Zozo discovers on its own!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Zozo och hunden, Elina Garp

Emotions and adventures for the little ones - Zozo discovers on its own!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

På rymmen, Jonna Kilstam

Stop! Mother police reappears from nowhere. Help, she's chasing us! We don’t have a chance. She's trying to catch me, now it's a crisis. But, what does she do? What kind of funny cop is she?

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Vi bakar bullar, Sarah Vegna

A book about the playful everyday life with a small child!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Vi tvättar bilen, Sarah Vegna

Wash the car and spray water, what could be more fun?

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Vi odlar smultron, Sarah Vegna

A book about the joy of growing and seeing things grow!

Category: LGBTQ+ 

 

Mix bygger, Malin Lilja

Mix can do it all! Her drive arouses young readers' curiosity about technology and building!

Category: Strong Female Character

 

Mix jobbar, Malin Lilja

Mix can do it all! She tries different jobs, park worker, doctor, police and shows that she can be whatever she wants!

Category: Strong Female Character

 

Mix kör, Malin Lilja

Mix can do it all! No vehicle is too heavy or too big for her to drive!

Category: Strong Female Character

 

Varför finns jag?, Karin Salmson

The book tells the story of a child who, like so many others, thinks about how it came to be. An exciting story created with humor and warmth, which depicts IVF - for all children.

Category: Strong Female Character

 

Tesslas mamma vill inte, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

No! Tessla's mother does not want to go home. She does not want to go up the stairs. Not eat. Not wash her hair. And definitely not brush her teeth or sleep! This is a warm and humorous story where both children and parents easily recognize themselves in everyday tricks.

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Tesslas pappa vill inte, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

No! Tessla's father does not want to get up. Does not want to comb his hair. He does not want to drink coffee. Does not want to read the newspaper. And definitely does not want to go to work. If he is not allowed to have all the hair clips and play on the way to work!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Orättvist!, Åsa Mendel-Hartvig

Lillskrot can ride a cart. Storskrot must walk. Unfair!

Lillskrot gets to be messy with the food. Storskrot must eat properly. Unfair! Storskrot is allowed to snuggle on the sofa. Lillskrot has to go to sleep. Unfair!

Category: Race, LGBTQ+

 

Glad Påsk! - Te avél baxtalí e patradiží, Gunilla Lundgren

Little Isabelle wants to do a lot and can do a lot, but when she wants to set the table and paint Easter eggs, her mother and big brother say that she is too young. Isabelle protests: "I can!" she claims.
Language: Swedish, Romani
Category: Race, Strong female character, Religion & beliefs

Syster Grön, Jessica Berglund

My sister has said that the sea is green. Green is my favorite color. We go to the sea. But - the sea is blue! I do not like blue. I want to go home!

Category: Race & LGBTQ+

Julian är en sjöjungfru, Jessica Love

One day when Julian is taking the subway with his grandmother, he sees three fascinating people, they look like mermaids with fantastic hair and dresses with trailers. They spread a magical atmosphere throughout the carriage. When Julian comes home, he can not stop thinking about the meeting in the subway. Imagine being able to look like a mermaid! With the help of grandma's curtains, necklaces and potted plants, the dream comes true. But what should Grandma say when her tulips have become a beautiful headdress?

Category: Race & LGBTQ+


Den dag du börjar, Jacqueline Woodson

The day you start is a picture book about feeling that you do not fit. Empathetic and sensitive, Alma Prize winner Jacqueline Woodson embodies the feeling of exclusion and happiness in community.

Category: Race, Empathy & kindness

 

Pyret fixar frukost!, Sara Berg & Karin Frimodig

Pyret hears how it rumbles in the stomach. Should the dads sleep all day? In the end, Pyret decides to fix breakfast himself. A little crispbread with jam on it will probably make them wake up. This is the second book about the penguin dads and their little Pyre.

Category: LGBTQ+,  Empathy & kindness

 

Jag är Jazz!, Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings

Jazz always knew she was not like other children. In this book, Jazz talks about herself and her own upbringing. Her identity was that of a girl but her body was a boy’s. It's called being transsexual. It is thus about an individual's identity. Different people experience their identity in different ways. But this book is about Jazz. This is her own story and it is true. Jazz Jennings is an American transsexual teenager who now through her own book and history has become a spokesperson for young people with "gender dysphoria" who were previously ignored by society's norms. Jazz is 14 years old and now a prominent figure in issues of gender and LGBTQ related issues.

Category: LGBTQ+,  Empathy & kindness

 

Daniels dag / Le Danielosko des, Gunilla Lundgren

When Daniel wakes up, he thinks it's an ordinary morning. But this day is a very special day. Daniel's Day is a book filled with surprises.

Category: Race

Age 3-5

Pojken och havet, Sofia Hedman

- The sea, what is the sea? asks the boy. The father is surprised by the question. - I like the word, says the boy. It sounds like when you breathe. The father tries to explain what a sea is and promises to take the boy to the sea. 

Category: Disability / Blindness

Blinda Rödluvan och vargen, Xu Han

It’s Grandma's birthday and Little Red Riding Hood will walk through the woods to visit her. But Little Red Riding Hood cannot see, so she has to ask about the road. She encounters various animals and asks about the road. Last but not least, she meets the wolf.

Category: Disability / Blindness

Rabarbertjuven, Vanja Persson

Who took Aunt Annie's rhubarb? With the thinker's hat on his head and the magnifying glass in his hand, Liam is ready to find the rhubarb thief. Mysterious clues lead him in different directions and soon he discovers that rhubarb is not the only thing that has disappeared…

Category: Disability / mobility & physical disabilities

Morris Mickelblad och den orangeröda klänningen, Christine Baldacchino

There are a lot of things Morris likes about preschool. He likes to paint. He likes to put puzzles together.  He likes apple juice for the snack and to sing to his heart's content when they have a gathering. But most of all, Morris likes the dressing room and the orange-red dress. The other children do not understand - they say that dresses are only for girls.

Category: LGBTQ+

Edwin och klänningen, Susanna Vidlund

Edwin is six years old and most of all he wants a dress. But his mother says boys should not wear dresses. Edwin thinks that's stupid. Just buy a dress if you want one, right? Edwin and the dress is a charming story about a brave boy who dares to be himself and contrary to what the adults say.

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Dinosaurieexperten, Margaret McNamara & G. Brian Karas

Kim loves fossils and dinosaurs so she is really looking forward to the school trip to the natural history museum. It will be a day where the whole class learns a lot about both dinosaurs and themselves. But most important of all, Kim will find out what she's going to be when she grows up!

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Maskeraden, Minna Paananen

It's time for masquerade at the preschool. Exciting and beautiful costumes are picked out and everyone gets to dress up. But something feels strange and no one seems happy. Until one of the children suddenly shouts: "Stop!" This is a book about being able to go beyond society's norms and have the right to be who you want to be, even in easier, playful situations.

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Stjärnfamiljer, Minna Paananen

A family does not always have to consist of a mother, a father and their children. There are many different families and no one is more right than anyone else. 

Category: LGBTQ+

Familjeboken, Edward Summanen

Where do babies come from? How do you know who your family is? And how did I come to be myself? Families can look almost any way and children can be born in many different ways. The family book is about many different forms of family formation and expands the concept of family.

Category: LGBTQ+, Race

 

Vår systers sagokista, Maya Abu-Alhayyat

Big Sister Manal can not see, but she tells wonderful stories to us every night. But one night Manal is sad. She can not come up with any new tales to tell. What has happened? What can we do?

Category: Disability / Blindness

 

Wally har ADHD, Anna Carlsson

Wally has ADHD is the first book in a series about 4-year-old Wally and her family. What is ADHD and how does it feel? What is it like to have a sea of emotions in your body? 

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD

 

Rullstolsskolan, Pia Hammargren, Sara Hansson, Jenny Tollstern

The wheelchair school was written on the computer screen and that's how it started. A month later, Isak is sitting outside the gym and is going to learn how to drive a wheelchair. There he gets to learn how to go slalom, go up and down slopes and how to get up a curb. Follow Isak as he learns more about his wheelchair and other fun things.

Category: Disability / mobility & physical disabilities

 

Kattastrof : godisregn och städsugarmonster, Fia Sjöstrand & Theo Johannesson

Oh, they are so tiny, says the girl. Under the container, a mother cat and four small kittens look frightened. This is how the story begins when the mischievous found cat Semlan moves in with Isak. Nothing is the same anymore, and for the already accustomed family cat Sebb, it is a pure CAT disaster.

Category: Disability / mobility & physical disabilities

 

Julia heter jag, Stefan Johansson & Pia Hammargren

In Julia's magical world, she can fly, but at school she has to take the elevator. At home she has the dog Messi who loves balls. Sami is Julia's friend, whom she met on the Internet. When Julia grows up, she will become an astronaut. When Messi was a puppy, he peed on Julia's pillow. Despite that, she wants another dog.

Category: Disability / mobility & physical disabilities

 

Julias drömsagor, Pia Hammargren

In the rocking dream sled Julia lies warmly bedded down. The hissing sound against the crisp snow makes Julia very tired. Reindeer Fredrik knows exactly where to pull the sleigh to get to the land of dreams. Follow the magic sign where you can also meet the fox Rödtott and the fluffy dog Messi. In this book, you get to take part in three sleeping dream stories that all end with yawning and heavy eyelids.

Category: Disability / mobility & physical disabilities

 

Min pappa och jag, Nari Hong

How would you feel or react if your dad could not ride a bike, skate or swim with you? In this heartwarming book, the author shows how a daughter of a wheelchair-bound father shows his appreciation and focuses on the positive. She really loves the moments with her dad who come up with different things they can do. "My Dad and I" is a warm love story that easily describes the strong relationship between a father and a daughter.

Category: Disability / mobility & physical disabilities, Strong female character

 

Sigrid är unik, Lotta Lundh & Nils Melander

Sigrid is unique. She is not like everyone else, says mother. But Sigrid wonders what makes her unique. Is it because she's playing by herself or because she can get really angry? Or is it because she draws in detail or because she wants it quiet? Join Sigrid on her own journey of discovery, about what makes her unique.

Category: Strong Female Characters

 

Full fart, Uppfinnarjohanna!, Ann-Christine Magnusson

Every day is the same. When Inventor Johanna and her siblings go home, the energy runs out. They can not take another step. "Should it be like this all my life?" they wonder. "Of course not!", says Johanna and begins to invent. Simsala rabbit - a drop-walk machine!

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters

 

Lysande, Uppfinnarjohanna!, Ann-Christine Magnusson

Simsala lightning and thunder, I have my bright moments! Inventor Johanna knows exactly what to dress up as. She needs a hair dryer, flour and paint. And the light loop from the balcony. Now it's just a matter of getting started and inventing. It has to be the best show ever.

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters & Religion & Beliefs

 

Uppfinnarjohanna och Huttan, Ann-Christine Magnusson

Simsala up and bounce, here you get a… Hutta! Little brother Stanley feels lonely and wants a pet. Johanna can invent anything! A cat, a duck or maybe a pig? She ended up with a Hutta. But Stanley must be careful, because Huttan can be very fast…

Category: Race, Strong Female Characters, Religion & belief

 

UppfinnarJohanna & skrämselmaskinen, Ann-Christine Magnusson

Oh! Johanna gets so angry! What do they mean she’s too young to play with them? Johanna decides to invent a scare machine. A machine that will keep all the bullies quiet.

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters

 

Här kommer UppfinnarJohanna!, Ann-Christine Magnusson

Simsala crazy, try not to laugh! Inventor Johanna will be the world's best inventor. Today she intends to try her new invention on the town's grumpiest man, Surolle. This can not fail. The little brothers Sten and Stanley follow Johanna.

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters

 

Mysteriet bland höghusen, Helen Forss

Whose teddy bear is in the puddle? Vilhelm will find out! But before he does, other children want to play with the teddy bear. They want to play funeral. What should Vilhelm do now?

Category: Race & Empathy & Kindness

 

Alla dör, Jesper Lundqvist

Someone lives for a day. Another for a few breaths. A third one exists for a hundred years. Then it still goes as it goes: everyone dies. A book about death - and life!

Category: Race, Empathy & Kindness, Religion & belief

 

Prinsessan Victoria, Kristina Murray Brodin

Hi, I say. Hi you little one, she says. What's your name? I ask. Victoria, she says. Like the princess, I say. A little book about big things: friendship and homelessness.

Category: Race, Religion & belief, Empathy & Kindness

 

Piraterna och förtrollningen, Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

The sirens sing on the edge of the cliff. They are so close, even though the mountain is steep. The pirates steer towards the cliff in a trance. In love, completely without sense. Ay ay, pirates. What a lovely choir. Ship ohoy, comrades. Voices that seduce.

Category: Strong Female Characters

 

Piraterna och regnbågsskatten, Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

Through the rain the sun shines. Ragnhild Rysare takes the pistol. She laughs and salutes. There is a treasure at the end of the rainbow. Oh, oh pirates, the goal is clear. Ship ohoj comrades, now we take off!

Language: Swedish

Category: Strong Female Characters

 

Piraterna och spökvraket, Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

They find a casket hidden in a corner and magical pearls so brilliant blue. They take as many pearls as they can ever carry. Then they suddenly see a ghost very close. Ay ay, pirates, a ghost at the mast. Ship ohoj, comrades. Watch out for the guest!

Category: Strong Female Characters

 

Piraterna och vinterjakten, Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

The icicles melt in Samira's hand. Sun-warmed winds blow out from land. The weather has gotten crazy, says Olga Os, and squeezes more fruit into a tropical juice. Hi and hey! What a mess, all the snow is destroyed by a big factory!

Category: Strong Female Characters

 

Rödluvan, Alexander Jansson & Sofia Jensfelt

Little Red Riding Hood lives in a small cottage deep in the forest. One day, Little Red Riding Hood wants to visit her sick grandfather. "Only if you go straight and do not leave the path," says the father. Little Red Riding Hood promises to as she is told. But that's easier said than done. Because there are more people living in the forest. And Little Red Riding Hood meets someone who has not eaten in several days…

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters

 

Askungen, Alexander Jansson & Sofia Jensfelt

Cinderella dreams of adventure and joy. Away from her aunt and cousins who are awful to live with. One day, the Princess invites the whole kingdom to a ball, but Cinderella has to stay home and do her chores. The next day, everyone wonders who the dancing stranger was. The princess is so curious that she sends out her special force to look.

Category: LGBTQ+ & Strong Female Characters 

 

Fyndiga uttryckens ABC, Mia Kim

Ingenious expressions and thoughts from A to Z!

Category: Race & Disability (mobility & physical disabilities)

 

Varför är brorsan rädd?, Kristina Murray Brodin

On the stone a brother sits and is afraid. Why? Alvdis and Hamsa wonder. Maybe he's afraid of dogs? Or has he lost his mothers? Maybe he's afraid that he's teased his friend? Or because someone is sick?

Category: Race & LGBTQ+ & Empathy & Kindness

 

Varför är mamman arg?, Kristina Murray Brodin

A mother walks angrily on the road. Why is she angry? Alvdis and Hamsa wonder. Has her child been nagging too much about candy? Or has she lost her cell phone in the toilet? Maybe she met someone who was not nice? Or did her TV break down just as someone scored a goal during the football match?

Category: Race & Empathy & Kindness

 

Varför bråkar syrran? Kristina Murray Brodin

Out in the hallway, a sister is arguing. Why does she do that? Alvdis and Hamsa wonder. Has anyone fallen down on her? Or has someone taken her sandwich? Maybe someone jokingly argued with her even though she did not want to. Or is it her grandmother who's nagging too much?

Category: Race & Empathy & Kindness

 

Varför gråter pappan?, Kristina Murray Brodin

Outside the fence sits a father crying. Why? Alvdis and Hamsa wonder. Has anyone been mean to him? Or is he just tired? Maybe someone beat him? Or has he fallen down and hurt himself? Or has he just eaten way too much candy?

Category: Race & Empathy & Kindness

 

Dansbus & Kaktrubbel, Marin Salto

Finally it's summer vacation. Rosita is finally at the campsite. And finally Emma will come and visit! It's always fun to play with Emma. Like playing hide and seek. But some people hide almost too well…

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters 

 

Värsta prutten, Lolly! Åsa Karsin

Lolly loves to fart with her armpit. Daddy Peter thinks she's a professional. Daddy Anders has stopped doing that. One day she gets to go with her mother to a nice party. There she is absolutely not allowed to fart. Will she be able to not fart?

Language: Swedish

Category: Strong Female Characters & LGBTQ+

 

Min familj, Anna-Clara Tidholm

A family, what can it be? Mom, dad and a child? Grandma maybe and a cat? Or father and three children? Yes, what exactly is a family? Join Gabriella and all the other children in the book and hear them talk about what their families look like.

Category: LGBTQ+ & Race

 

Kivi och den gråtande goraffen, Jesper Lundqvist

"Kivi, come out!" "Stop this now!" "We are going to pee ourselves, we can’t stand it!" "No," Kivi says sternly and firmly.

“Dear family. This is not a joke: I want a GORILLA, now at once! A big and brave and furry and tall, who can lift a tone and likes to juggle - otherwise I will never come out again!”

Category: LGBTQ+ & Disability & Empathy & Kindness

 

Kivi och drakbakaren, Jesper Lundqvist

The door is opened and Kivi's family falls inside with a load of vanilla ice cream. Marfor thinks he sees a shark and is so frightened that he faints.

Category: LGBTQ+ & Race & Empathy & Kindness

 

Kivi och monsterhund, Jesper Lundqvist

"Dog!" howls Kivi. ”Give me a dog! Otherwise I will not take a nap!”

Mappas and pammas stand around the bed to comfort Kivi. At some point possibly, almost certainly, should they get a dog, they can almost certainly promise - but only if Kivi promises to go to sleep.

Category: LGBTQ+  

 

Högtidsboken, Karin Salmson, Johanna Ivarsson, Emil Åkerö

An inclusive method book that reminds us of the commonalities of our holidays and what it means to be human!

Category: LGBTQ+, Race, Religion & belief, disability

 

Jag är Bella - en flicka med snopp, Camilla Gislow & Klaudia Drabikowska

How can it feel to be a girl even though you have a penis? And how does Bella want others to be towards her?

Category: LGBTQ+, Race

Jag är Linus - en pojke med snippa, Camilla Gislow & Klaudia Drabikowska

How can it feel to be a boy even though you have a vagina? And how does Linus want others to be towards him?

Category: LGBTQ+

 

Jag är Tintin och Elsa - en pojke, en flicka eller mittemellan, Camilla Gislow & Klaudia Drabikowska

How can it feel to be both a girl and a boy, even though you have a penis or a vagina? And how does Tintin-Elsa want others to be towards they?

Category: LGBTQ+

Lill-Zlatan och morbror raring, Pija Lindenbaum

Lill-Zlatan loves to be with their uncle Raring. They have coffee, go swimming and do fun things. But one day someone is sitting in Uncle's kitchen. His name is Steve and he comes from somewhere in Trelleborg. Lill-Zlatan thinks he can go back to Trelleborg. But Steve didn’t want to move in the first place. Lill-Zlatan is jealous!

Category: LGBTQ+

Malins Mamma Gifter Sig Med Lisa, Annette Lundborg & Mimmi Tollerup-Grkovic

Malin is 5 years old and lives with her mother and her new wife Lisa. Malin also has a father, his boyfriend Niklas and grandfather and grandmother. The book is depicted from Malin's perspective with experiences of joy and security together with people who like her. 

Category: LGBTQ+

Prinsessan som inte tyckte om prinsar, Alice Brière-Haquet

One day, the princess who lives in a nice and peaceful kingdom has managed to whip together an absolutely fantastic mayonnaise. Then it's time for her to choose a man. The king invites all the princes nearby, but no one is a match. Then he invites the princes who live further away, but she does not want them either. So it goes on, and at last the king asks the fairy to come, for now a miracle is required.

Category: LGBTQ+

Sockdrottningen i landet Annorlunda, Nathea Anemyr & Andreas Hasselberg

Once upon a time, a different and very special girl was born, in the small country Likadant. In the future, it would be said that she had come into the world to teach the people of the country something important. Namely that everyone is different, but still equal.

Category: Strong female character, Neurodiversity /

 

Fia och djuren: Alla ska vara med!, Catarina Kruusval

Fia has been given a bicycle. On the handlebars is a basket where Fia can put things. Igge Pigge hedgehog can lie there. And the rabbit Finen can lie there. Fia bikes around, around, around. Everyone can lie in Fia's bicycle basket. But the giraffe is too big. Poor poor giraffe. What should Fia do to make him happy again?

Category: Empathy & kindness,

 
 

Age 5-7

Matilda, Roald Dahl

Matilda is a clever, brave and book-loving girl. She is unfortunate to have horrible parents and awful a principal but her teacher thinks she is a genius.They become friends and stand up against bullies. Language: English, Norwegian

Category: Strong Female Characters

Lilli, ájjá ja guoksagis, Elin Marakatt

In the story of Lilli, two stories about the northern lights are woven together. Lilly's grandfather calls with a magical rhyme "Guovssahasat," the northern lights. The flickering light carries the souls of the ancestors and Lilli sees her grandmother come with a reindeer raid. When you look at the northern lights in this way, it is therefore not appropriate to laugh or mischief. It can even be dangerous to tease the northern lights. The watercolors also point to the legends of "The Fox's Fire" which is about a large fox from the Arctic Ocean running across the winter sky and lighting sky fires by striking with its bushy tail.

Category: Race, Religion & belief

Lilli aajja jïh goeksegh, Elin Marakatt

In the story of Lilli, two stories about the northern lights are woven together. Lilly's grandfather calls with a magical rhyme "Guovssahasat," the northern lights. The flickering light carries the souls of the ancestors and Lilli sees her grandmother come with a reindeer raid. When you look at the northern lights in this way, it is therefore not appropriate to laugh or mischief. It can even be dangerous to tease the northern lights. The watercolors also point to the legends of "The Fox's Fire" which is about a large fox from the Arctic Ocean running across the winter sky and lighting sky fires by striking with its bushy tail.

Category: Race, Religion & belief

 

Lilli, áddjá ja guovssahas, Elin Marakatt 

In the story of Lilli, two stories about the northern lights are woven together. Lilly's grandfather calls with a magical rhyme "Guovssahasat," the northern lights. The flickering light carries the souls of the ancestors and Lilli sees her grandmother come with a reindeer raid. When you look at the northern lights in this way, it is therefore not appropriate to laugh or mischief. It can even be dangerous to tease the northern lights. The watercolors also point to the legends of "The Fox's Fire" which is about a large fox from the Arctic Ocean running across the winter sky and lighting sky fires by striking with its bushy tail.

Category: Race, Religion & belief

 

Lilli, áddjá ja guovsagis, Elin Marakatt 

In the story of Lilli, two stories about the northern lights are woven together. Lilly's grandfather calls with a magical rhyme "Guovssahasat," the northern lights. The flickering light carries the souls of the ancestors and Lilli sees her grandmother come with a reindeer raid. When you look at the northern lights in this way, it is therefore not appropriate to laugh or mischief. It can even be dangerous to tease the northern lights. The watercolors also point to the legends of "The Fox's Fire" which is about a large fox from the Arctic Ocean running across the winter sky and lighting sky fires by striking with its bushy tail.

Category: Race, Religion & belief

 

Lilli, áhtjájjá jah guaksagh, Elin Marakatt

In the story of Lilli, two stories about the northern lights are woven together. Lilly's grandfather calls with a magical rhyme "Guovssahasat," the northern lights. The flickering light carries the souls of the ancestors and Lilli sees her grandmother come with a reindeer raid. When you look at the northern lights in this way, it is therefore not appropriate to laugh or mischief. It can even be dangerous to tease the northern lights. The watercolors also point to the legends of "The Fox's Fire" which is about a large fox from the Arctic Ocean running across the winter sky and lighting sky fires by striking with its bushy tail.

Category: Race, Religion & belief
 

Vi vill ha hund!, Ragnfrid Trohaug

The twins Jenny and Ole have a big wish: They want a dog! And they are willing to do anything to convince mom and dad that they can take responsibility for a pet. Even clean the room! But when it turns out that it does not help, they have to think bigger. Kidnapping a dog at the kennel seems like a very good idea. Or is it?

Category: Empathy & kindness

Garjjáid gižžu - Ravnenes kamp, Aino Hivand 

The vision ravens are portrayed as the oppressed and vulnerable. Through their everyday lives in general and this story in particular, we follow the raven families' struggle to regain their rights. 

Category: Empathy & kindness

Mod, mys och mysko,  Sören Olsson, Anders Jacobsson

Jeppe and Beppe are besties. They do almost everything together. Among other things, they play football in the same team. During a football match, Beppe signs on the ground and it turns out that he is very ill. Beppe is so ill that he needs new kidneys. Jeppe wants to give away one of his kidneys to his best friend, but he does not get it. Now it is important to find a new donor before it is too late.

Category: Disability / Other, Empathy & kindness

 

Alfons och Milla, Gunilla Bergström

"You can not play with girls!" says all the boys. But Alfons likes to play with Milla, who is Viktor's cousin. They build a hut up in the tree, a secret lookout hut. Milla is so resourceful. She makes a mailbox with ropes - like a cable car - for the hut. You can learn a lot from Milla, Alfons discovers.

Category: Strong Female Characters

 

Håkan Bråkan och sagodagen, Sören Olsson, Anders Jacobsson

The class will practice their fairy tale play. Håkan Bråkan enjoys imagining how tough he will be as a knight hero with the task of killing all the sorcerers. Woho, what fun it will be to fight and fight! But suddenly everything changes. The girls have decided that the girls and boys will exchange roles with each other. All the boys AND girls are protesting. It does not help. Håkan has to pull a note out of the girl's hat. After a deep breath, he nervously reads what role he gets.

Category: LGBTQ+, Strong Female Characters

 

Henke och bokstäverna som hoppar, Henk Linskens

Henke is just like everyone else. Or is he? For him, the letters jump on the pages. Therefore, he has difficulty reading, spelling and writing. Henke is afraid of the letters. His parents do not have time to help him and at school it does not work so well either. When the other children read books, Henke dreams away. Henke is good at drawing and in one of his daydreams he meets Picasso. Then Henke understands that he is not the only one who has problems with jumping letters, Picasso had the same problem!

Category: Disability / Dyslexia

 

Tove va-va, Trove Lagerqvist

Mom and Dad do not understand that Tove does not hear well. They often get angry at her for not listening. Little sister Anna is small and hears well. After a visit to Skansen, Dad realizes that Tove may not hear so well. Tove gets her hearing checked and needs a hearing aid.

Category: Disability / Deafness

 

Malte i skolan, Lisa Medin & Anna Medin

Malta is a nice boy, and quite strong. He likes his school. Malta goes to special school, or training school as it is also called. In school he has his friends and there it happens a lot of fun. The best part is that you can play football at the schoolyard.

Category: Neurodiversity / Special Needs

 

Lilla Storasyster, Gudrun Lundberg

Maja grows up with her big sister Kajsa. She loves her sister and sometimes she's so funny, but sometimes it's hard too. Sometimes it feels like it's big sister who's little sister …

Category: Neurodiversity / Special Needs

 

Malte väljer kläder, Lisa Medin & Anna Medin

Malte has got new boots. One morning he wakes up and discovers that it is raining. He’s very happy. Now he can use his boots! Malte goes to special primary school, or training school as it is also called. There he has many friends. They look admiringly at his and his classmate Josefin's new boots. The only question is when to put them on… It is not always so easy to choose the right clothes or clothes. This is the second part in the series about Malte.

Category: Neurodiversity / Special Needs

 

Min coach Melody, Rose Lagercrantz

Silja's legs are different lengths. All her life she has had a limp and has not been able to run or participate in PE. She has had several surgeries, but none of them have been successful. Last time, she was even close to death. Now the tough, funny Melody has started in her class, and when she and Silja become best friends, Silja thinks she's the luckiest person in the world. Melody loves to play football and trains after school. How will Silja be able to be with her then? She can not play football, she can't even run. A nice book about football, friendship and daring to be who you are.

Category: Disability / Mobility and physical disabilities, Strong female character

 

Eli har en storebror, Karin Jacov

Eli has a big brother. Of course, many have. But not many have a big brother like Elis. He's like a riddle, Eli sometimes thinks. Brorsan. A riddle that cannot be solved. Eli often worries about his brother. But they belong together. Brother and Eli. It's just so. And not many have a big brother like Elis. So it so.

Language: Swedish

Category: Neurodiversity / Autism

 

Min mamma rullstolshjälten, Ida Berner

Kerstin's football team will play a match against the parents. Kerstin's dad, who is usually the best on the field, can not join so mom should join instead. But mom is in a wheelchair, she can not play. But mom comes to the match and also pulls in as a hero.This is a story about having a parent who is not like everyone else, but who can be the best in the world anyway!

Category: Disability / Mobility and physical disabilities, Strong female character


 

Superdövis, Cece Bell

Starting a new school is scary, but even scarier with a huge hearing aid strapped around your chest! In Ceces' previous class, everyone was deaf. Here it is different. She is sure that all her classmates are staring at her Phonic Ear, a powerful hearing aid that helps her hear what teachers are saying in the classroom. Unfortunately, it also seems to be repulsive to new friends. But then Cece makes a fantastic discovery. The hearing aid allows her to hear what the teachers are doing outside the classroom. In the corridors, in the teacher's room but also in the toilet! This opportunity is almost like a superpower! Cece is on his way to becoming El Deafo, a listener for everyone. And the funny thing about this superpower is that it can make one feel less alone and different. Maybe she can channel these superpowers to find what she's most looking for, a true friend.

Category: Disability / Deafness 

 

Vidar, Kicki Polleryd

Vidar thinks about being what is called "sled child". It can have many meanings, such as being born several years after his siblings, or that he is a computer nerd. Vidar's teacher says that he "is not connected enough" and comes “last". But really, he simply has a problem called ADD. It is a problem that makes it difficult for him to pay attention for long periods of time. But there are different ways to make things easier for him.

Language: Swedish

Category: Neurodiversity / ADD

 

Jippie! Jag har ADHD, Jessica Stigsdotter Axberg

Victor can’t sit still. At the gathering, all the children sit in a circle and sing. Victor absolutely has to move. It almost hurts to sit still.

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD

 

Jag har Tourette. Rätt Rätt. Och lite ADHD, Jessica Stigsdotter Axberg

The book is about Sofie, who has Tourette's and ADHD. She has different tics and mostly it is fun but oftentimes it is very tough.

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD, Strong female character, Empathy & kindness

 

Jag vill inte vänta! Har jag adhd?, Jessica Stigsdotter Axberg

Linnea has always had a hard time sitting still and finds it boring to wait. Linnea’s mother says that it is because she took a very long time to get out of her mother's womb. So after that she has always been in a hurry.

Language: Swedish

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD, Strong female character, Empathy & kindness

 

Evans upptäcker Asperger, Jessica Stigsdotter Axberg

This is the story of when Evans discovers Asperger's Syndrome and finds out that he probably has it. You get to read about how Evans reads about the diagnosis and how he finds similarities in his own life. Like the fact that he had no idea what month he was born, but he could explain how a radio worked. And that when he was only four years old. It was apparently called special interest.

Category: Neurodiversity / Asperger's Syndrome

 

Citronlemonaden, Hilde Henriksen & Helena Ohlsson 

Nasir and his mother have moved from Lebanon to Sweden. Nasir loves mother, but thinks she should be a little more Swedish. And when she wants to travel to Lebanon during the summer holidays, Nasir prefers to be in Sweden and play football with her friends. This book is about how difficult it can be to belong to two cultures at the same time. But it is also about parental love and good friends. That's why it suits everyone!

Category: Race, Empathy & kindness

 

Amirs Alfabet, Morten Dürr

Amir is tired of school. He must always write letters. Amir does not like it. He has his own alphabet. An alphabet where you write with drawings. One day, Amir is gone. He leaves a letter to mom and dad. The letter is written in Amir's alphabet. But mom and dad do not understand the letter. Where has Amir gone?

Category: Race, Empathy & kindness
 

Operation slutstirrat, Anna Pella

“Is that a human?” A child in the schoolyard points to Vide's big sibling Mio who is “Funkis”. The tears burn behind the eyelids on Vide. It's clear that Mio is a human being! No one at school knows that Vide and Mio are siblings, but with the help of her friend Sammi, Vide plans to change that. Yes, to actually change in all the strange ways of all people when they see Vide's family. It's time for Operation Stop Staring! The books about the Funkis family are about Vide and the siblings Mio and Tintin. Mio has a rare diagnosis, is unable to walk or talk and often becomes seriously ill.

Category: Disability / Mobility and physical disabilities

 

Operation rädda sommarlovet, Anna Pella

"If it continues like this, we have to go to the hospital."

It's summer vacation, but Mio is sick. Mom and Dad are bitter and tired. They seem to almost ignore how Vide and Tintin are doing. Prickly balls grow in Vide's head. Why do mom and dad only care about Mio? What if all the fun plans are canceled? That can't happen! With the help of grandfather, Vide plans to change that. It's time for Operation save the summer holidays. The books about the Funkis family are about Vide and the siblings Mio and Tintin. Mio has a rare diagnosis, is unable to walk or talk and often becomes seriously ill.

Category: Empathy & kindness, Disability / Mobility and physical disabilities, 

 

Operation dödsviktigt, Anna Pella

"They're talking about someone who eeeeh ... has passed away."

It's sports holiday and time to go to the mountains, but something super sad is happening. Adults use strange words and do not dare to say that someone is actually dead. Thoughts tangled like a ball of yarn in Vide's head. Why do adults not dare to say how it is? Why do you die and how does it happen? Are there different ways to be sad? Why do adults find it so difficult to talk about death with children? Together with his friend Eli, Vide plans to change that.

Category: Empathy & kindness, Disability / Mobility and physical disabilities, 

 

Operation vän i nöd, Anna Pella

"No one has died of a little pain!"

Willow gets a black eye but no one seems to care. When Vide discovers that one of Mio's classmates, who cannot speak, also has a black eye, Vide becomes curious. It spins and buzzes in my head. What if someone was stupid and did something forbidden? Together with Mio's teachers, Vide will try to find out. Time for Operation friend in need!

Category: Disability / Mobility and physical disabilities, Disability / Speech, 

 

Ara Stjärnprogrammeraren, Kamal Singh

Ara loves numbers, BIG numbers. Now she wants to count all the stars in the sky with her robot DeeDee. But the algorithm does not work. Time to troubleshoot! How lucky she is to get help from the best team, the Queen of Chaos, the security princess, the code captain and the magic troubleshooter. Together with them, Ara discovers the best algorithm of all.

Category: Race & Strong Female Characters

 

Rekord, Fatima!, Marin Salto

Fatima loves to play football. She and Ayaan play both at school and at home on the yard. But one day someone shows up and asks if they want to come to training - a real training! Suddenly, football becomes something completely different. And even more exciting.

Category: Race, Strong Female Character, Religion & Beliefs, Empathy & Kindness

 

Pardis Moradi är här!, Ebba Berg

Sometimes it's hard to be Pardis Moradi. Grandma's just nagging. In addition, she wants Pardis to join the choir, and sing for the whole school. What if Pardis could be someone else…

Category: LGBTQ+, Race, Empathy & Kindness

 

Schysst hörna, Linnéa!, Anja Gatu

Finally! Ljusdal will meet Edsbyn, and Linnéa will have to shoot the corner she has trained so much for. It tingles in the belly with joy. But then she sees Dad in the stands. What is he doing there? It's Mother's Week. She's tired of her parents. They just quarrel and disturb. How will she now be able to play to win?

Category: Strong female character, LGBTQ+

 

Snygg brytning, Behrang!, Anja Gatur

Football is the best thing Behrang knows. One day when Behrang and his friends are training shots on the yard, Amir arrives. Signe, who is awesome at shooting, says that Amir can play with them on one condition: that he is the target. Amir says yes at the same time as the tears rise in his eyes. It does not feel good at all. What should Behrang do now?

Language: Swedish

Category: Race, LGBTQ+, Empathy & Kindness

 

Flippa bollen, Linnéa!, Anja Gatur

Finally bandy season! Linnéa and Julia prepare for the big Extecup and train on the sports field every night, even when it is pitch dark outside. Late one evening on the way home, they see something moving in Ödehuset. What was that? How will they dare to walk by there every night now that the bandy season has begun?

Category: Strong female character, LGBTQ+

 

Rakt i krysset, Kosse!, Anja Gatur

Ding dong, ding dong! It's break time and Kosse runs towards the football field. The one who comes first can choose side of the field. Farin in the neighboring class has the same idea. But Kosse is fast. "Ha, we got here first!" she shouts. "But we have the ball", says Farin and starts playing. Now Kosse gets really angry. That cannot happen!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Uppdrag: Vattenhäxan, Cecilia Rhis

Want to know how to handle a dust with the water witch? Or how to write a letter in invisible writing? Then you should accompany Lina and Peppar on their important mission. They have to help Grandma Hilda with one thing: writing a secret book for adventurers. And for it to be good, they have to try all the adventures themselves first!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Uppdrag: Anden i flaskan, Cecilia Rhis

Be careful if you find a spirit in a bottle. Some are really dangerous - but there are tricks! If you want to learn them, you can accompany Lina and Peppar on their important mission. They have to help Grandma Hilda with one thing: writing a secret book for adventurers. And for it to be good, they have to try all the adventures themselves first!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Uppdrag: Träsktrollen, Cecilia Rhis

Want to know what dangers lurk in the swamp? Or exactly how dangerous a swamp troll is? Then you should accompany Lina and Peppar on their mission. They have to help Grandma Hilda with one thing: writing a secret book for adventurers. And for it to be good, they have to try all the adventures themselves first!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Uppdrag: Skrämmarna, Cecilia Rhis

Want to know if there are scary things in abandoned houses? And if they do exist, do you want to know exactly how dangerous they are? Then you should follow Lina and Peppar on their new assignment. They have to help Grandma Hilda with one thing: writing a secret book for adventurers. And for it to be good, they have to try all the adventures themselves first!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Uppdrag: Rädda julen!, Cecilia Rhis

Christmas is threatened! Someone or something destroys Christmas trees and raisins turn into harlots in the mulled wine. Gingerbread dough and packages disappear. Lina and Pepper have to find out what's going on. And they have to save Christmas!

Category: Strong female character, Race, Religion & belief

 

Uppdrag: Havsordjuret, Cecilia Rhis

Do you see an island out at sea that should not be there? It can pose dangers… if you have not read this book of course. Here you will find the tricks that can save you!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Ett jobb för Nora Henriksson, Ebba Berg

Everyone in the class must accompany an adult to work. For a whole day. Nora Henriksson knows exactly what job she wants to be part of! Although no one else seems to think it's a good idea. But Nora has made up her mind!

Category: Strong female character, LGBTQ+

 

Vilket hopp, Khaddi!, Behrang Behdjou

Khaddi is the fastest of everyone. She picks up speed, pushes away and flies through the air! Khaddi loves athletics. Still, it feels difficult. Why are Sagal and Wendy bitter? And why is Milla in the new club angry at Khaddi?

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Malva börjar rida, Malin Eriksson

This is the second book about Malva and her father. Malva loves horses. Dad is afraid of them.

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Malva i stallet, Malin Eriksson

This is the third book about Malva and her father. Malva loves horses. Just like Grandma's dad Valentin did. Malva should be at least as good on horses!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Hokus Pokus: Far och flyg, Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

Noomi enjoys playing basketball. But it’s not possible to play if the ball is on the school roof. How is she going to get it down? What if she could fly!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Hokus Pokus: Häxa i läxa,Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

Noomi has been given homework. She has to write what she wants to work with. Noomi knows exactly. She wants to be a witch! But how does it work? Noomi should find out!

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Hokus Pokus: Puts väck!, Karin Frimodig & Sara Berg

Someone took Grandpa's silver spoons. Who could it be? Imagine if Noomi could become invisible. Then she could expose the thief...

Category: Strong female character, Race

 

Trolleri med Karam Nadjar, Ebba Berg

Karam is great at doing magic tricks. He has trained all the way from Syria to Sweden. One day, his new friend Anna also wants to learn how to do magic tricks. But Karam does not want to teach her. A magician must not reveal his tricks!

Category: Race, Empathy & kindness

 

Vem är kär i Abel Svensson?

Abel Svensson has thought and thought. He knows who he is in love with. But is there anyone who is in love with him? And if so, how will he find out?

Category: Race, Empathy & kindness, LGBTQ+

 

Månen, varelsen och jag,Ylva Karlsson

Mom once said that it evens out. That half the time she says people she does not know to me and half the time he says he. She thinks it will be a mix and sort of right in the middle. But she's wrong. How can it even out? If two things are wrong, they will not be right together.

Category: LGBTQ+, Empathy & Kindness

 

Tsatsiki och Morsan, Moni Nilsson

Tsatsiki has never met his father “the Octopuser” who lives in Greece. But it does not matter, because he has his mom. When Tsatsiki starts school, he gets to know Per Hammar, the world's best friend. And almost immediately he falls in love with Maria Grynwall. Every time she looks at him, he gets butterflies in his stomach. But what should he do with Mårten Piss Rat? There is no one bigger and more dangerous than him.

Category: Race, Empathy & Kindness

Dårfinkar och dönickar, Ulf Stark

On the first day of a new school, everyone thinks Simone is a guy. And like Simon, a whole new world is possible. But pretty soon Simone is entangled in a carousel of lies that spins faster and faster. At school, Simon is in the middle of a triangle drama with the popular Katti and his friend Isak. At home, Simone is busy searching for a lost dog, a grandfather who dying and a bonus dad with a hat.

Category: LGBTQ+, Empathy & Kindness

Katitzi, Katarina Taikon

Katitzi grew up in Sweden not too long ago, and was like any other child. She quarreled with her siblings and played with her dog, she was kind sometimes and noughty sometimes just like everyone else. But even though she was like anyone else, she was not allowed to go to school, stay in a house or even stay in the same place for very long without being driven away just because she was Romani.

Category: Race, Strong female character, Empathy & Kindness, Religion & belief

 

Katitizi: Katitzi och Swing, Katarina Taikon

 

Katitzi rymmer, Katarina Taikon

Katitzi's family consists of Father Taikon, a 63-year-old strict man who is married to Katitzi’s wicked stepmother who cannot stand her and her siblings at all. In the camp where Katitzi lives, also lives big sister Lena, who is three years older and big brother Paul who is 17 years old. Paul hates camp life and is worried about his sisters' future with the wicked stepmother. Then there is also big sister Rosa, who is the siblings' safe point after their mother's death. But Rosa had been married off with a cousin and traveled to southern Sweden with her new family to the sisters' great sorrow

Category: Race, Strong female character, Empathy & Kindness, Religion & belief

Joel - supertaggad, Marie Bosson Rydell

Joel is often super excited, which gives him a hard time stopping and sometimes things go wrong. There may be quarrels with the others in the class and with teachers. Joel can not help it, he does not want to quarrel, it just happens. His gym teacher says he has to find "his thing". Joel thinks about what it could be ...

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD

 

Saskia - en tjej som mig, Anna Agardh

Saskia likes school. But when Moa starts in her class, everything changes. The other girls just want to be with Moa. And they start getting mean to Saskia because she's not like everyone else. Saskia feels like an outsider. It's like she almost doesn’t exist anymore... Luckily her friend Linda is still there. And grandfather, of course.

Category: Disability / Other, 

 

Sofia med knuff - inte ett dugg annorlunda, Annelie Strömberg 

The water in the toilet is colored pink by all happy hearts. Sofia flushes, she's not the least bit happy. She is so angry that the toilet lid bursts. Sofia wants to be herself. Not the girl with adhd. It's not easy. Especially not when her best friend abandons her. Sofia feels alone in the world.

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD Strong female character

 

Sofia med knuff - och alla känslorna, Annelie Strömberg  

Sofia is five years old. Sometimes it's not easy being Sofia. She can not control all her emotions. This is because Sofia has ADHD. But she does not know about herself. Nobody in preschool knows that, not even her mother or father. Today is such a day when the anger does not want to end. It starts with Sofia intending to drink hot chocolate but it turns out to be finished. Her friend Erik wants to play with Lego instead of the train track. And Sofia loses in Memory. No wonder she's angry.

Category: Neurodiversity / ADHD Strong female character

 

Hjälp! Ny i klassen!, Pernilla Gesén

The new school is big. Several floors high. And Maddox is new to the class! There are a lot of different friends, teachers and games. But maybe different can also be good?

Category: Race, Empathy & kindness