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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The shark that taught me English


by Michelle. Markel, Ernesto Guerrero and Bo Young Kim

A Spanish-speaking immigrant girl goes to elementary school and does not know English. Her teacher helps her to learn English by using a shark. By learning about the shark, the young girl begins to learn English

Any Child

Nana’s big surprise


by Amada Irma. Pérez, Maya Christina. Gonzalez and Consuelo Hernández

Amada and her family build a chicken coop, hoping that her grandmother, visiting from Mexico, will enjoy raising the chickens and be distracted from her grief at Grandfather's death

Beautiful Life