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.
Describes the transatlantic journey taken by the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, detailing their hardships until they reached their destination in the New World.
Leslie and her friend, Oolipika learn about the northern lights
Spending his childhood summers on Campobello Island, young Franklin Delano Roosevelt learns how to canoe from Tomah Joseph, a respected fishing and canoe guide, basketmaker and canoe-builder, and former chief of his tribe, who also teaches Franklin about the Passamaquoddy culture
Offers a look into the life of Matthew Henson, from his humble birth to his crucial role in the discovery of the North Pole
A short biography on Pocahontas, the young American Indian girl who helped the earliest English settlers survive in their new land
This story reveals the life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, who was kidnapped from his tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the young boy traveled throughout the Old West, bearing witness to the poor treatment of Native Americans. Carlos eventually became a doctor and leader for his people
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
This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential school
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 biography of Native American Ira Hayes, a shy, humble Pima Indian who fought in World War II as a Marine and was one of six soldiers to raise the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima, an event immortalized in Joe Rosenthal's famous photograph"-- Provided by publisher