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.
Presents the natural resources, history, and culture of India, using the letters of the alphabet
"Ted and Betsy Lewin describe the landscapes, people, and activities they encounter during a trip to Mongolia for Naadam, the annual summer festival where child jockeys ride half-wild horses for miles across the Mongolian steppe"--Provided by publisher
"Photo-essay exploring the cultural and environmental aspects of traditional Balinese rice farming, a model of sustainable food production. Includes a map, foreword, and author's note"--Provided by publisher
"World travelers Ted and Betsy Lewin recount how the trained elephants of southern India, in particular the one chosen to be the lead elephant in the Mysore Dasara, are raised, cared for, and prepared for performing in ceremonial processions. Includes background information and glossary"--Provided by publisher
"A little boy begins taking yoga lessons at the zoo, where he learns that he can mimic the animals there with simple yoga poses"--|cProvided by publisher
This is a day that Swayam will always remember: he's going to be "Markundi", the boy who keeps the bridegroom (his uncle) company through the wedding preparations
Rhyming text paired with letters of the English alphabet and themed photos invite the reader to learn some simple Korean words
Labeled pictures and the story of an American girl living in Tokyo introduce the names of everyday objects in Japanese, romanized Japanese, and English, as well as the differences between American and Japanese customs
"A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of Eritrea. Includes afterword, photographs, glossary, and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.