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.
When Jonathan's parents decide that he has gotten too old to have a stuffed animal, they trade his favorite bear, Frederick, for a toaster, so he sets off aboard a boat to search for his old friend
Billy Brown, having failed to heed his mother's warning to stay covered while he sleeps, awakens one morning to find his perfectly round brown belly button gone, and then tries to trick the Belly Button Beastie into giving it back
Little Cloud does not want to join the other clouds in terrorizing the earth with storms, but grows lonely and longs to look closer at mountains and seas, until Lady Wind makes her dream come true. Inspired by the Aesop story, The bundle of sticks
A wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life
In rhyming text, a little girl expresses confidence and joy in her uniqueness, no matter her outward appearance