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.
Melchior's horse, Safanad, tells of the arduous journey he made with the three kings, who followed a star to worship the newborn king upon his birth in Bethlehem. Includes Gospel verses and historical notes
Describes the transatlantic journey taken by the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, detailing their hardships until they reached their destination in the New World.
Tells the story of the enslavement of the children of Israel by the pharaoh, the coming of Moses, the ten plagues that struck Egypt, and the delivery of the children of Israel from slavery, the event that became known as Passover
A child describes what daily life is like for his Navajo family living in a hogan built long, long ago by his great -grandfather
An illustrated description of walls around the world and their significance, from the Great Wall of China to the Berlin Wall
A collection of stories inspired by paintings that depict the special relationships betweens the Plains Indians and such animals as bear, deer, moose, crows, and loons
Sivu, an African stonecarver, is not paid well for his work, but through his wishes to become more powerful and live as different people, like the mayor, and things, like the wind, he discovers where real power lies
Presents a day in the life of a child living in Johannesburg, discussing the social life, customs, religion, history, and language of South Africa
"Imagine a world where no one gets hurt, a world where no one is teased or bullied, a world where there is no fear or anger. Long ago, in the faraway land of India, there lived a great spiritual teacher named Mahavira (which means 'very brave'), who imagined just such a world. This is the story of his life"--Jacket
A retelling of the West African tale about the creation of the world and all its different peoples