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.
Unhappy, Little Sid leaves his home in search of happiness leading him on a journey of discovery full of wise-folk, tigers, and a mouse
From two outstanding creators comes a lyrical and poetic text and beautiful artwork celebrating the lives of children in a remote Himalayan village as they make their work into play
Depicts one day from dawn until night in one child's life in the small village of Bandipur, Nepal
In a Sherpa village in the foothills of Nepal's Himalayas, seven-year-old Yang Ki wants to haul wood like her brother Pemba, so she'll grow strong enough to be a porter. She wants to learn her brother tells her that girls cannot be guides. Yang Ki, however, is very determined
Chandra and her sister Deena see a demonstration of a "magic light," a solar-powered lantern, at a market near their home in Nepal and are determined to buy one, knowing it will help their little brother's cough to stop using kerosene lamps. Includes facts about Nepal and a DIY solar energy project