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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Presents a picture book biography of Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates, an African American who lost his leg in a factory accident at the age of twelve and went on to become a world-famous tap dancer.
The letters of the alphabet introduce facts about the Olympic movement and Olympic sports
"A little girl uses rhyming verse to describe the unique traits of her autistic friend."--Back cover
Cinnamon was a princess, a long time ago, in a small hot country, where everything was very old. Cinnamon did not talk. Mango trees, a parrot, and a beautiful room in the palace do nothing to help the teachers who try to make her to speak. Can a man-eating tiger do so, and exactly who will end up in the belly of the beast?
A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school. Includes author's note about therapy dogs
His stomach rumbling, Coyote approaches a house on Christmas Eve hoping to trick the family there out of a hot meal by dressing as Santa Claus, but Sister Raven sees the strange events and plays a wonderful trick of her own.
In Tanzania, Bernardi's mute grandfather makes him a wonderful music box and then helps him realize his dream of owning a soccer ball and going to school
Although young Danny has been turned out of the hockey league, he must forget his own troubles and find a way to help his brother, home for Christmas under mysterious circumstances
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
"In Tanzania, there is a little village where a girl named Onika lives. She loves to go to school with her friends. Onika, Teophani, Agnes and Elibeth each have activities they like to do at their school. What is Onika's favorite thing to do? How can Onika and her friends learn skills to help their village?"--Back cover