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.
Kameeka yearns to continue her hula hooping competition with her rival, Jamara, rather than help prepare for Miz Adeline's birthday party, and "the itch" almost ruins the party before the girls learn who the real winner is
A mother shares with her daughter stories of the generations of women in their family as each individual has passed along the tales and a glittering necklace to her own daughter. Includes notes on the author's exploration of her ancestry
Seven-year-old Summer Jackson wants to be a grown-up, starting right now
"Takes readers (and listeners) on a rollicking, clanging, clapping tour through the many sounds that fill a neighborhood"--|cProvided by publisher
When Daisy, a middle child, is invited to spend the night at her friend's house, her family finally pays attention to her
Ready to build a graphic novel? First, you'll need the right tools. Open this title in the Writer's Toolbox series and discover plenty of tips and tools to get you started. Soon you'll be filling panels, boxes, and bubbles like a pro!
In July 1969, the world witnessed an awe-inspiring historical achievement when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. For the young protagonist of this lyrical and hopeful picture book, that landing is something that inspires her to make one giant step toward all of the possibilities that life has to offer. Caldecott Honor-winning painter Jerry Pinkney and the poetic Dianna Hutts Aston create a moving tribute to the historic Apollo 11 Mission, just in time to commemorate its upcoming fortieth anniversary--From the publisher
When Jo is sick and has to stay home from school, her mother promises her a special surprise, and all day long she waits eagerly to see what it might be
"Olivia has a secret--a BIG secret. It's a secret that she tells only to her very best friend. And her friend promises she won't say a word. But the secret is really BIG and really JUICY. What happens when a trusted friend slips and the secret gets out? Can you keep a secret? In The secret Olivia told me, find out just what happens when Olivia's friend can not"--Back cover
One hot night, Maxine goes on a wild adventure thanks to the magic of the blue moon