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.
"A grandma is a wonderful person to have in your life. Just follow these simple rules and you'll both be very happy. ... Don't hide an elephant in your grandma's bed, give her jelly beans for breakfast, or wear her underwear on your head. And never send her to the moon in a rocket!" --Back cover
Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort, then spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day's end giants carry away first Sir Zack, then Caspar, and King Jack is left to face night creatures alone.
"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
RJ is having another bad day--but with the help of his coach, RJ learns that working as a team and sharing are skills needed not just on the soccer field, but in school and at home too
A young boy doesn't want to go to bed. The hockey game is on! After his parents have tucked him in and turned out the light, he shines a flashlight on his prized hockey possessions around his room: the posters of his favorite players, the pennant for his favorite team, the puck
Sophia tries varied techniques to get the giraffe she wants more than anything in this story about the nuances of negotiation. Sophia has one true desire for her birthday. But she has Four Big Problems in the way: Mom, Dad, Uncle Conrad ... and Grand-mama. Will her presentations, proposals, and pie charts convince them otherwise? Turns out, all it takes is one word
Emily, Ashley, Kaitlyn, and Claire are busy trying on different hats, uncertain which ones to wear to the street fair.
Susie and Roberto's puppet show is temporarily interrupted when Louis becomes fascinated by one of the puppets
"Toddlers and young children will take delight in this whimsically illustrated rhyming story. Come along on a whirling-twirling bicycle ride through the pathways and trails around the city"--Back cover
"Toddlers and young children will take delight in this whimsically illustrated rhyming story set in the mountains overlooking the city. Come along on this bumbling-tumbling snowy skiing adventure"--Back cover