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.
This illustrated book for children presents poems which explore a Pipil Nahua Indian girl's connection to Mother Earth and how it heals the wounds of racism
Determined to follow in her father's footsteps despite the fact that girls cannot be glassblowers, Elena disguises herself as a boy and sets out on a fantastic journey from Mexico to Monterrey, home of the great glassblowers
Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them
When his mother is sent back to Mexico for not having the proper immigration papers, José and his father travel from San Diego, California, to visit her in Tijuana
A Cuban girl transforms her long and unruly hair into a garden