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.
After helping her grandfather plant squash, onions, carrots, cabbage, and other vegetables that her mother uses in soups and salsas, seven-year-old Marisol plants sunflower seeds in her neighbors' yards, and weeks later, everyone gets to enjoy the fruits of Marisol's labor
A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood
After learning how to dance a style of flamenco known as the fandango, Lola plans a surprise for her mother's birthday
Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
Explores Latin American traditions for celebrating Christmas Eve in a text that combines English and Spanish words and follows the rhythm of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
Maya, who lives in the dusty desert, opens her eyes wide to find the colors in her world, from Papi's black hair and Mami's orange and purple flowers to Maya's red swing set and the fiery pink sunset
In this bilingual version of the classic rhyme, set in Peru, Maria takes her llama to school one day
Lupita is excited about dancing La Raspa, a Mexican folk dance, with her first-grade class at a celebration of Children's Day, El Día de los Niños, but just before the performance her partner, Ernesto, sprains his ankle
Bilingual text describes a family as they sit down to a table filled with good food