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.
Illustrates many of the ways love is expressed by exploring children's relationships with parents, grandparents, and nature
Written from the table's point of view, this clever tale helps kids understand that table manners include not only table etiquette, but also being respectful, kind, and considerate to others--Publisher
This story explores the many ways in which children feel unique and special. Mrs. Matthews's first grade class begins making Christmas decorations, but because Jennifer is Jewish, Mrs. Matthews allows her to make Hanukkah decorations instead
Describes babies and the things they do from the time they are born until their first birthday
Word by word, sound by sound, sight by familiar sight, this is a book that evokes the spirit of Melbourne. Take a meander through Melbourne's iconic landmarks and hidden gems, and soak up the distinct Melbourne atmosphere, page by page. No ordinary word-book, and no ordinary city guide, Melbourne Word by Word is the celebration of a city, created by an illustrator who lives and works in the heart of it
"Word by word, sound by sound, sight by familiar sight, this is a book that evokes the spirit of Sydney, Australia. Open it anywhere for a taste of Sydney's iconic landmarks and hidden gems, and to soak up the vibrant Sydney atmosphere, page by page. No ordinary word-book, and no ordinary city guide, Sydney Word by Word is the celebration of a city, created by two people who live and work in the heart of it"--Publisher's website
An empowering wordless graphic picture book that gets to the heart of a young boy's anxiety and opens the way for dialogue about acceptance, vulnerability, and the universal experience of worry.
"Follows the journey of a pink hat that is swiped out of a knitting basket by a pesky kitten, blown into a tree by a strong wind, and used as a cozy blanket for a new baby, then finally makes its way onto the head of a young girl marching for women's equality"--Provided by publisher
"Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! But not everyone knows where they came from. Meet Ruth Wakefield, the talented chef and entrepreneur who started a restaurant, wrote a cookbook, and invented this delicious dessert. But just how did she do it, you ask? That's where things get messy!"--Book jacket
In pictures and rhyming text, this verse reassures the reader that life's familiar things, such as stars that shine and sleeping kittens, will continue as they always have