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.
Chapito learns about the tasks of the farm by asking why Manuel weeds the corn, why Doña Ana feeds the chickens, and why Ramón milks the cows
Before he leaves on his first day of school, Chepito plays outside and encounters many different people in his neighborhood who are all reading, and each person has a different response when Chepito asks them "Why?"
Using the rhythm of the round song, "Bingo," follows Pablo as he brings a calf named Rodeo to school for its Cinco de Mayo festivities. Includes glossary of Spanish words
Lucha Libre champion Niño has no trouble fending off monstrous opponents, but when his little sisters awaken from their naps, he is in for a no-holds-barred wrestling match that will truly test his skills
Introduces readers to Anthony Paya, wearing a cowboy hat, chaps, and spurs, who leads a train of ten mules on a daily 3-hour trek down into the Grand Canyon to bring mail to the townspeople of Supai
When he looks for his missing blue pencil, a boy enters a strange new world which contains some very familiar objects
Roberto and his mother made thirty dozen confetti-filled eggs, or cascarones, for guests at his birthday party, and he is sure the bogeyman--the cucuy--has stolen them along with the tamales, cake, and pinata
Hugo's mother sends him to the store to buy soap. As a result of his comical adventures, soap is exactly what Hugo needs when he returns home
Provides a poetic recipe for rice pudding that not only offers instructions for making the treat but highlights the ways in which it can delight all the senses
David is always about to reach a new level of a video game when his friends invite him to play outside, but while the game is broken, he discovers that learning to skateboard or play basketball can be like "leveling up" in real life