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.
An account, told in the words of one participant, of the difficulties and wonders that were part of the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the land obtained as part of the Louisiana Purchase
A young Native American boy waits for his father's return while he discovers what life is like at a busy fur trading post, until he must make a decision on his own as an unexpected storm appears on the lake
Juan Diego hears the voice of the Virgin Mary asking him to petition the bishop for a shrine to be built in her honor, but the bishop will not agree unless Juan can bring him a sign
Recounts the appearance of the Lady of Guadalupe to a poor Indian farmer in Mexico in 1531
Day after day in the frozen north, a young Inuit girl catches brightly-colored objects while ice fishing and uses them to decorate her igloo, until the ice begins to melt and she drops in a gift of her own before leaving for the season
An introduction to the lives of Lewis and Clark and to the exploratory expedition they led from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean in the early nineteenth century