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.
Three young children experience the joys and challenges of being raised by two mothers
Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home
A young girl dreams of travelling to exotic, far-away places, but she always returns home again
The idea that hands, feet, eyes, ears, legs, and arms all come in pairs is discovered by two Asian-American toddlers
Every Tuesday Lola and her mother visit their local library to return and check out books, attend story readings, and share a special treat. Lola loves Tuesdays because that is the day she and her mother go to the library. Everything about the trip is an exciting adventure, from packing her backpack with books and her all-important library card, to storytimes and singing, to choosing new books and the walk home, when they always stop for a special treat. But the best time of all is when Mommy reads her story at bedtime
When Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. president, she decides to run for school president
Photographs and a poem bring readers on center stage with the ballerinas from the Dance Theatre of Harlem
This adventurous tale follows three boys from Pangnirtung, Nunavut, who after discovering an old oil drum on the beach embark on a journey they'll never forget!
Four-year-old Johnny loves to dish out kisses, and he counts them in both English and Spanish
Steven tries to find just the right present for Aunt Carolyn in time for the annual block party