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.
Any Child 33
Dax and Zoe are twins. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. It's the night before the twins are starting kindergarten, and they have the just-about-to-start-school jitters. After all, they will be in different classrooms! What will kindergarten be like when they're not together all day? But Dax and Zoe will learn that kindergarten is full of new surprises and adventures, and being apart for a short while isn't so bad
A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school. Includes author's note about therapy dogs
Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery, and even start to mend their own history. Includes an inset of a title Luna and Dad read together, The Troll King and the Mermaid Queen, a story that parallels Luna's life
Baby and puppy are double trouble--and best friends
When her new baby brother starts getting all of her family's attention, a little girl decides to try out being a baby again
"As Mom goes through treatment for cancer, her family supports her with what cancer hates most: love"-- |cProvided by publisher
A newborn baby and the exciting confusion of Pet Day at school combine to make a very special day for Billy and Belle
"Three-year-old Casey wants what his older sister, Jessie, has--a shimmery skirt, glittery painted nails, and a sparkly bracelet--but Jessie does not approve. After two boys tease Casey about his appearance, Jessie evolves to a place of acceptance and celebration of her gender creative younger brother"--|cProvided by publisher
"A spunky, bilingual, multiracial girl finds her own way to conquer her fear of the nighttime monster that mysteriously appears in her home. Includes author's note and glossary"--|cProvided by publisher
As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?