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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Dao, a red panda, guides Ethan and Emma, two school children, back into time to discover how gunpowder was created in China and how fireworks became popular worldwide. |cProvided by publisher
Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.
Anjali and her friends are excited to get matching personalized license plates for their bikes. But Anjali can't find her name. To make matters worse, she gets bullied for her "different" name, and is so upset she demands to change.--Back cover
Kiko goes on a school camping trip and learns about gratitude. Includes Reader's Note with contextual advice for caregivers. --adapted from cover description
Even though Lila's cousins do some things differently, Lila loves when they come to visit.
A child recognizes his own humanity, his capacity for doing harm and being harmed, his ability to feel joy and sadness, and his belief in hope and promise to keep learning.
Amy loves being famous. When a new girl threatens her spotlight, Amy gets jealous--until she discovers that friendship can be better than fame.--adapted from cover description
A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over.
A young boy describes to two other children how his two mommies help him with all his needs.
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