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.
Alexa and the other children at her rural school in Costa Rica have a special project: they are raising American Crocodiles and returning them to the wild. End notes discuss the physical characteristics and conservation of crocodiles
Describes a festival or holiday celebrated in Latin America for each month of the year, from the feast of Saint Anthony in January through Mexico's Cinco de Mayo, an Inca festival in Peru in June, and a ritual of African origin in Brazil in September
Eleven-year-old Maria Luz and her family have a small farm in Honduras, but may not have enough food to sustain them for the year, so Maria's father must leave home to find work, leaving her in charge of the garden
"Tata Gus teaches his grandson Aaron how to use natural healing remedies, and in the process helps the members of his family and his neighbors"--|cProvided by publisher