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.

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You are helpful


by Todd Snow and Melodee Strong

"Children want to be helpful and are eager to become more independent. Written in simple words, with vivid illustrations of everyday life, 'You are helpful' shows safe, age-appropriate ways young children can help out: by putting their toys away, getting dressed by themselves, waiting their turn, sitting still at the doctor's office, and more"--P. [4] of cover


When it’s six o’clock in San Francisco


by Cynthia Jaynes Omololu and Randy DuBurke

When Jared wakes up in San Francisco at six o'clock in the morning, children in other parts of the world are doing other things, like going to school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, playing soccer in London, England, and eating dinner in Lahore, Pakistan, because of the difference in time zones around the globe. Includes factual material about telling time and time zones

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