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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.

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Why are people different colors?

2016

by Emma, Waddington, Christopher, Louis, McCurry and Thomas

"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

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My brother Charlie

2010

by Holly Robinson, Peete, Denene, Evans, Millner, Ryan and Shane

A girl tells what it is like living with her twin brother who has autism and sometimes finds it hard to communicate with words, but who, in most ways, is just like any other boy. Includes authors' note about autism

Any Child

Last stop on Market Street

2015

by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things

Any Child