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.
"Ming and Poppy's journey takes them over sidewalk cracks and dancing shadows, past honking horns and crowded crosswalks. They greet old friends and make new ones, while sharing stories, secrets, and the sting of painful words"--|cProvided by publisher
When busy Santa selects the presents by peering through the windows of each house and guessing what animal lives there, the results are often unexpected. Features die-cut illustrations
"Moving from the wide world to the snugness of home and back out again, Village by the Sea tells the story of longing for the comforts of home"--|cProvided by publisher
A visit to a pottery shop and the encouragement of family and friends not only provide Aspen the opportunity to paint something beautiful, they also help her get past her writer's block
Julie is inspired by her film idol to take Kung fu classes, but soon learns to value the art much more than the color of the belt she might wear
In this story without words, a boy and his dog play inside and outside of their home
A young boy climbs up a tree and into a waiting cloud, which takes him on a whirling adventure in the sky
A little girl hears the sounds of nature all around her when she follows a butterfly into a meadow
Although she lives in a house full of avid readers, Meena hates books--until she discovers the magic inside them
A mother and daughter spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove. Includes a recipe for "Snowy Day Vegetable Soup."