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.
A rhyming celebration of babies, or Littles, who are cared for by loved ones in every way and grow big in the blink of an eye
In pictures and rhyming text, this verse reassures the reader that life's familiar things, such as stars that shine and sleeping kittens, will continue as they always have
Torn paper collages and simple, rhyming text portray children interacting with family members, from Uncle Ray who teaches one about cars, to grandparents who love to go dancing. Includes a word list
A boy fears that he has lost his super powers after a villain captures him and cuts the hair that he believes is the source of his strength
Illustrations and simple text suggest ways see the positive side of difficulties, from losing one's balloon to being left with a new babysitter
"The moms in this book are superheroes. They may not leap over tall buildings, and they may not have super-human speed. But these moms construct buildings, fly planes, and make tanks roll. They do all kinds of things to keep us safe. These superheroes are moms. Military moms. Hero moms"--Dust jacket
"Inspired by the expression "once in a blue moon," Danielle Daniel has created a book of short poems, each one describing a rare or special experience that turns an ordinary day into a memorable one. She describes the thrill of seeing a double rainbow, the Northern Lights or a shooting star as well as quieter pleasures such as spotting a turtle basking in the sun or a family of ducks waddling across the road."--|cProvided by publisher
When Brian hugs and kisses his mother one morning, the act starts a chain reaction of kindness and consideration that spreads throughout the town and eventually comes back to him
Inside New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the sphinx of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut holds court. But how did this ancient artifact get to the museum?
A spacious umbrella welcomes anyone and everyone who needs shelter from the rain