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.
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A tour of Alaska introduces topics--such as its climate, wildlife, and native peoples--in rhyme. --from publisher
Future scientist Kimmy eagerly shares information about dinosaurs during a school field trip until classmate Jake tells her "girls aren't scientists," but Mr. Tiffin sets him straight
The letters of the alphabet introduce facts about the Olympic movement and Olympic sports
After a young girl finds two old potatoes at her father's house, they plant and tend them to see if they will have new potatoes in September. Includes a recipe for mashed potatoes
"Our bodies come in all shapes and sizes and they change throughout our lives, as we grow from babies to children to teenagers to adults. Find out about growing and learning, keeping fit, breaks and bruises, the five senses, our brilliant brains, how we are the same and how we are different--and lots more. Our bodies really are amazing!"- -Back cover
Dao, a red panda, guides Ethan and Emma, two American school children, back into time to discover how ramen was created in Japan and how the noodle soup became popular worldwide. Includes glossary
"Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She's also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing--all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book. Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and herself) as mammals. Next, she adds whales, lobsters, hummingbirds, and elephants (and herself) as examples of animals. Finally, she shares examples of living things, including moose, foxes, butterflies, flowers, and bugs ... and, of course, herself!"--Amazon
"Describes the emergence of humankind out of Africa, charting the course of human development from 7 million years ago to today, highlighting the development of diversity among peoples and our ability to invent and discover"--Provided by publisher
Children and their robot friend build a treehouse in a rhyme that fits the tune of "London Bridge is falling down." Includes facts about simple machines, jobs robots do, an activity, and musical notation
"Photo-essay about Capoeira, a game, dance, and martial art, as it is played in the United States and Brazil today, plus its history and origins in the African slave culture of Brazil during the seventeenth century. Includes a glossary of Portuguese words and Web sources"--Provided by publisher