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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Takes readers on an journey through India from Ahmedabad to Zirakpur.
Why Are People Different Colors? provides the perfect platform to explore family issues and questions that children have as they grow up and try to make sense of the world around them. Each fully-illustrated spread poses questions around the theme of identity and diversity, helping children to understand different ethnic structures, cultures, and ages and generations. Explanations and advice for parents and carers to help guide and inform their child have been compiled by two child psychologists. --Publisher
A look at various hairstyles for Black hair, and the history of these and other hairstyles. Includes glossary
"Ebele loves games, and she plays from morning to night in the village ama. But when she hears that her Senegalese cousin Ngony is come to stay, and wants to play their favourite games, Ebele starts to wonder--what is her favourite game?"--P.  of cover
Simple, rhythmic text explores the wanton destructiveness of War, which has grown old but not wise, as it demolishes nice people and beautiful things with no consideration for the consequences
A little girl describes the city of Tokyo in which she lives by the passage of the months and seasons of the year
"Brimming with vivid illustrations and rich cultural background, Filipino Celebrations makes major festivals such as Holy Week, Independence Day, Christmas and New Year come alive, together with family celebrations such as weddings, birthdays, baptisms, and a girl's debut into society. Each chapter discusses the history of the holiday; its cultural influences; how certain holidays are celebrated differently in different regions of the Philippines; special customs, foods, key words and phrases associated with the festivals; and more. Each chapter gives children a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of this island nation. Activities such as games, songs, crafts and recipes invite children to participate in the fun. Filipino Celebrations engages the 5-11 age group in a way that is both informative and fun"--Publisher's description
Describes unusual mobile libraries found around the world
In easy-to-read text, describes what the first day of school might be like for a child in Kenya, Kazakhstan, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, Peru, Germany, India, Russia, and the United States
"Poems about children playing Chinese musical instruments and getting ready for a concert are accompanied by factual information about each instrument"--Provided by publisher