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.
Children need easy guidelines to help them understand how to protect themselves and feel secure in their environments. Rana DiOrio's newest addition to her award- winning series explores physical, emotional, social, and cyber safety in unthreatening ways that spark meaningful conversation between adults and children about staying safe--Provided by publisher
"Watermelons are fruits. Cabbages are leaves. Walnuts are seeds. Carrots are roots. People eat many parts of plants. Even flowers!"--|cProvided by publisher
"Eli is a young boy who finds out that he has cancer. Not knowing how to feel, his doctor tells him: "There is a 'can' in cancer, so when your life seems kinda rough, breathe in and out and clear your head and think about better stuff." This creatively written book of hope follows Eli's journey through the eyes of a patient, parents, siblings, teachers, health care providers, and friends"--Back cover
While trying to earn money by shoveling snow so she can buy her mother a Christmas present, Carrie comes up with an idea for just the right gift. Includes soup recipes
Children whose parents no longer live together discover that although much has changed, and time spent with Mom is different than time spent with Dad, love is there no matter what
Teaches children about what it means to be present by discussing the important gift of appreciation, giving children and adults alike the opportunity to live more fully and richly