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.
Little Quinito and his family take the reader through a day filled with opposites, including short/tall, quiet/ loud, and rainy/sunny
Ella's very picky about which animals she likes, reserving a special distaste for insects and other non-mammals.
Singer, dancer, actress, and costume designer Carmen puts on a show every night for her exhausted parents, who would like Carmen to share the stage with her biggest fan, her little brother Eduardo.
See all the many things that are keeping Juan from falling asleep
"Oh no! A boy's beloved stuffed toy, Bongo, is missing. No one can help him. When he asks his abuela where Bongo is, she answers, "Yo no sé. I don't know." Mom and Dad haven't seen Bongo either. Gato just says "Meow," and runs away. When Bongo finally turns up behind Dad's drum, the problem of Bongo's whereabouts is resolved . . . but it doesn't answer how Bongo got there! The boy decides to set a trap to catch the Bongo thief. Rich illustrations help tell the story of a mystery cleverly solved" -- Provided by Amazon
"Illustrated story about a parrot and a boy that takes place in the Andes of Peru"--Cover page 4
When Esteban thinks his green cape lacks super powers he decides to sell it, but at the park as a storm blows in he finds a baby doll on the swings, so he rescues it by bringing it home safely, making him feel like a super hero after all
Young Oscar De La Hoya learns that one cannot daydream all the time
A little girl imagines a lion taking the place of her father who no longer lives with her family, an animal that keeps her safe on her travels from school to home
Four-year-old Johnny loves to dish out kisses, and he counts them in both English and Spanish