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.
"Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup, with wonton. But don't tell Bubbe and Nai Nai that their soups are the same!"-- Provided by publisher
From Carolivia Herron, a Jewish-American of African descent, comes a historical fiction picture book telling her family story--Adapted from the back cover
When Isobel visits her Aunt Luisa at Hanukkah, she not only has a wonderful time, she learns some new things about this special holiday
Tormented by bullies at their Jewish school in Mexico, Sammy Nurko asks his friend Ilan to help build and control, a small, Aztec version of the legendary Golem, then finds his own strength through the poetry of Nezahualcoyotl
"The wondrous days of Chanukah come to life through the eyes of a young child, whose family gathering grows bigger and bigger as the holiday progresses"--Dust jacket
Tali, a young Chinese girl who was adopted as an infant by Jewish American parents, struggles with conflicts of culture, customs, and identity on her school's International Night. Includes author's note and a recipe for pig brain soup
Learn about Passover customs and practices around the world
Mr. and Mrs. Stein and their young sons Gabe and Jacob adopt a baby girl from Vietnam
Now a young man in Israel, watching his brother's Bar Mitzvah, Yosef remembers his own childhood in Ethiopia. Specifically, the dream in which he foresaw the miraculous air rescue of Operation Solomon in 1991, which led to the fulfillment of his own family's dream to live in Israel -- land of their forefathers.
A boy is worried that his little sister's climbing will spoil the first night of Hanukkah, when his family combines his father's Jewish traditions with his mother's East Indian cooking