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 fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia
"Who needs a backyard when you've got brownstone steps, double dutch, and freeze tag beneath the sizzling summer sun? The jingling bell of the ice cream truck mingles with laughter and sidewalk rhymes. Frosty lemonade from the corner store and tight cornrows beat the heat with style. There's nothing like summertime in the city when you've got your friends, family, and imagination to keep you company"--Dust jacket
Describes the building of the White House, the home of the United States president, and how it took many hands, several of them slaves', who will be remembered throughout history for their extraordinary feat
"In Philadelphia, Luigi Lendini was the fastest kid on Regent Street, but has he met his match in Mean Max?"-- |cProvided by publisher