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.
An illustrated description of walls around the world and their significance, from the Great Wall of China to the Berlin Wall
Fleeing famine in her native Ethiopia, five-year-old Yuvi is sure she will have a candy tree when she arrives in Jerusalem
"When a new Christian king decides to pull down the beautiful Mosque of Cordoba, three old friends decide something must be done on behalf of all the citizens, whether Moslem, Jew or Christian"--Back cover
When young Steve, who is Jewish, tells his new neighbor, Jackie Robinson, that his family does not have a Christmas tree, Jackie brings one to his neighbors, not knowing that they celebrate Hanukkah instead of Christmas. Based on a true story
A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the region's diverse cultures and customs
Impressed by a poor Jewish shoemaker's belief that God will ensure everything turns out as it should, a shah in Kabul, Afghanistan, devises a series of hardships to test the man's faith
For this child’s family, Fridays aren’t like other days. On Fridays, the hustle and bustle is a little different. Everyone seems to be getting ready for something special -- something cozy and wonderful. What could it be?
To escape the Nazis, a young Jewish boy named Marcus and his family move to Shanghai, where Marcus and his new friend Liang build a sukkah on the roof and together they celebrate Sukkot and the Chinese Moon Festival
"Now a young man in Israel, watching his brother become a Bar Mitzvah, Yosef remembers back to his own childhood in Ethiopia, and the dream he had, foreseeing the miraculous air rescue of Operation Solomon in 1991, which led to the fulfillment of his own family's dream to live in Israel, land of their forefathers"--|cProvided by publisher
Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman