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.
When a fussy patron sends his order of potatoes back twice, chef George Crum decides to have some fun, based on the true story of the potato chip
Squanto recounts how in 1614 he was captured by the British, sold into slavery in Spain, and ultimately returned to the New World to become a guide and friend for the colonists
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
A short biography on Pocahontas, the young American Indian girl who helped the earliest English settlers survive in their new land
A mysterious man tells two Indian brothers why they must not hurt the ravens that pester them