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.
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
Teaches children about respecting other countries and cultures and what it means to be a community
On the heels of the New York Times best seller You Have to F**king Eat (a sequel to the worldwide mega-best seller Go the F**k to Sleep), now comes the version that is entirely appropriate to read to--and with--children. While the message and humor will be similar to the adult version, there will, of course, be no profanity whatsoever. Step aside Green Eggs and Ham, there's a new, 21st-century book in town that will compel all finicky children to eat!
The origins behind some of the most important scientific discoveries are explored
In illustrations and verse, lists some of the places a teacher would take her students if she had the means, from a hot-air balloon trip over China's Great Wall to an airboat ride in the Everglades to observe alligators
Discusses the ways that different animals use their hair to survive, including the polar bear, reindeer, and porcupine
A fantastic journey introduces young readers to the subway system
"As night falls on a soft summer evening, children are drawn out of their houses by the sights and sounds of the world after dark"--Front jacket flap
"If you were climbing a tree, just what might you see? Birds or animals or insects? Would you swing like a monkey? Or pick the ripest fruit straight from the branch? Join award-winning author and illustrator, Durga Yael Bernhard, on a trip around the world to climb its weirdest and most wonderful trees. No matter if you are in Africa, Asia, Europe, or America, there is a grand adventure waiting for you--provided you have a tree to climb in your neighborhood! Just Like Me, Climbing a Tree explores 12 of the most distinctive trees from across the globe, and includes educational notes about each of the trees to help answer questions that curious young minds might have"-- |cProvided by publisher
An introduction for the youngest readers to Archbishop Tutu's message of forgiveness and empathy