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.
"If you ran for president, your name would be on bumper stickers and T-shirts. You'd get to travel in your own bus! You'd also have to do a lot of hard work. You'd study the nation's problems, tell the American people your ideas, and debate your opponents on live TV. What would happen on Election Day in November? Would you be the next president of the United States?"--Back cover
Collects versions of twenty-nine popular proverbs with illustrations to demonstrate the principles and a section at the end that goes over the meaning of each of them
A story about children working in the school garden teaches facts about the growth cycle, gardening, food supply, and working together. Includes other resources for those interested in starting a school garden
A child brings a dragon to the library and learns a valuable lesson--libraries and dragons do not mix
A boy is surprised when his mother tells him to get up and dressed when she returns from work late one night, but soon they are outside, surrounded by neighbors, watching an amazing display of the northern lights