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.
"When Elliot finds a message in a bottle from Santa Claus, asking for URGENT help to save his home, he sails to the Arctic with children from all over the world, helped by a kindly old sea captain. Will the children be able to stop the oil drillers and save Christmas? And what is the sea captain's special surprise?"--Dust jacket
On a ship of mischievous brigands--who have visions of treasure chests dancing in their heads--Sir Peggedy, with his peg leg and hook arm, pays a visit to the child- friendly pirates along with his eight giant seahorses: Salty, Scurvy, Sinbad, Mollie, Cutthroat, Cross-Eyes, Roger, and Jolly
An extended family gathers for Sunday dinner, but the food grows cold as Auntie Mabel's prayer encompasses everything and everyone in sight
A story that celebrates the signs of the approaching season--from icicles clinging to roofs and houses strung with colorful lights to visiting Santa and hunting for the perfect tree
The co-star of MTV's "Run's House" evaluates the positive role of prayer in a child's life, drawing on twelve areas of concern typically shared by today's young people to encourage children to turn to God for help with their problems