Our intention is to acquire and make available ALL picture books featuring indigenous people and people of color published in the U.S. since 2002, including reprints. Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL recommendation. See our related readings page for suggested links for evaluating books.
Elmore Green likes being an only child, so when his parents bring a new small person, his baby brother, into the house he is not pleased and does his best to keep the new small person out of his life
When his big brother leaves to become a soldier, a boy does what he can to take his place in the family
Ramon loses confidence in his ability to draw, but his sister gives him a new perspective on things
"A grandma is a wonderful person to have in your life. Just follow these simple rules and you'll both be very happy. ... Don't hide an elephant in your grandma's bed, give her jelly beans for breakfast, or wear her underwear on your head. And never send her to the moon in a rocket!" --Back cover
Little Quinito and his family take the reader through a day filled with opposites, including short/tall, quiet/ loud, and rainy/sunny
After a young girl finds two old potatoes at her father's house, they plant and tend them to see if they will have new potatoes in September. Includes a recipe for mashed potatoes
Ella's very picky about which animals she likes, reserving a special distaste for insects and other non-mammals.
"Why Are People Different Colors? provides the perfect platform to explore family issues and questions that children have as they grow up and try to make sense of the world around them. Each fully-illustrated spread poses questions around the theme of identity and diversity, helping children to understand different ethnic structures, cultures, and ages and generations. Explanations and advice for parents and carers to help guide and inform their child have been compiled by two child psychologists" --Publisher
A young boy doesn't want to go to bed. The hockey game is on! After his parents have tucked him in and turned out the light, he shines a flashlight on his prized hockey possessions around his room: the posters of his favorite players, the pennant for his favorite team, the puck
In this picture book with few words, three children find a typewriter on a carousel, and begin an adventure that helps them discover the wonder of words