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 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."
Imagine not being able to marry the person you loved, just because they were of a race different from your own. This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington D.C. When they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were arrested for violating that state's law against interracial marriage. The Lovings refused to allow their children to get the message that their parents' love was wrong and so they fought the unfair law, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court
Examines some of the different animal babies at the pond, such as a duck, a turtle, and a loon. Includes note to parents on what to do at a pond
Lenny and his mother spend time together in the garden, experiencing the many wonders of the plants and insects to be discovered therein
When Mum, Tom, Tilly, Lily and Eddie decide to go on holiday, a camping trip sounds like the ideal break. After setting up camp, there are lots of adventures ahead for Eddie and his family - cooking over a camp-fire, making the camp shipshape and exploring the nearby beach
After watching a homeless man collect empty soft drink cans for the redemption money, a young boy decides to collect cans himself to earn money for a skateboard until he has a change of heart
In this illustrated version of Bob Marley's song, a young girl enlists her friends, family, and community to transform their neighborhood for the better
As a child takes a bath and gets ready for bed, characters from fairy tales accompany the child
"Little Mixie wonders why everyone wants to know WHAT she is. Isn't it obvious? She is clearly a human being. And anyway, isn't WHO she is what matters most? Coming from a family with a black dad and a white mom makes her extra special, and maybe a little different too. But different is good. Mixie embraces her uniqueness and determines to be the best "Me" she can be--Cover, p.