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 21
"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?
The adopted child may wonder about his birth and the early years of his life, and so may the adoptive parent. But his new and forever parent reassures the child that this is the family where he belongs and is loved, and these are the things of life that are known
Looking through the kitchen window, a little girl and her doting grandparents watch stars, play games, and, most importantly, say hello and goodbye
Follows Amaya as she auditions for a role in a professional production of a musical through the audition process to the costume fittings, rehearsals--even the stage fright--and performance, in a book that includes a glossary of theatrical terms
A small boy wonders what first grade will be like, but is not sure that he wants to find out
A young multiracial boy celebrates family, friendship, and fun by telling about some of the everyday things for which he is thankful
Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health
Suhaila's wish to know her deceased grandmother is granted when a golden ladder appears at her window and Grandma Annie invites her on a journey to the moon, where they welcome people who are facing tragedy. Includes facts about the painting and woman who inspired the story
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