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.
A retelling of the traditional Mexican tale explaining the origins of molé, the savory sauce containing chocolate that is served over turkey or chicken
Retellling of the Dominican folk character, La Vieja Belén , who leaves gifts for poor children a week after the Feast of the Epiphany
In this adaptation of an Indian folktale, as a thief travels with a wealthy jewel merchant he tries and fails several times to uncover and steal his treasures, but in return the merchant offers the thief God's forgiveness and a life in Jesus Christ