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 Rae witnesses an ice cream-and-doggie mishap, she's inspired to create a big-scale solution to help get dogs clean. Rae draws on her determination, resilience, and courage until she--and everyone else in her community-- learns just what it means to be an entrepreneur
A little girl spends time with her Poppy and Nana and answers to two very different nicknames
A mother and daughter spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove. Includes a recipe for "Snowy Day Vegetable Soup."
Jacob writes a letter home each of the twelve days he spends exploring Georgia at Christmastime, as his cousin Ava shows him everything from a brown thrasher in a live oak tree to twelve bouncing kangaroos. Includes facts about Georgia
On each of the twelve days during her Christmas visit with her cousin Will, Katie writes home describing the history, geography, animals, and interesting sites of Michigan that she has explored. Uses the cumulative pattern of the traditional carol to present amusing state trivia at the end of each letter
Discusses activities astronauts do while they're in space
Playing games, painting pictures, rolling pastry, playing with bunnies--what's not to like about school? In this charming, simple story, a little girl discovers that playschool's friendly teachers and fascinating activities can help her overcome her fears about starting school and leaving her mom
When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her
A story of a father's unconditional love as he cooks, cleans, reads and plays with his children. The text is rhyming in both Chinese and English
Maya loves to dance, leap, pirouette, and bow in tutus and leotards or kente cloth and cowrie shells