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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When Princess Truly believes in herself, her curls begin to shine and can magically transport her to the distant past, on an underwater adventure, or to Mars.
When brave mariners Jack, Zack and Caspar build a galleon then set off on an imaginary adventure at sea, they face pirates, a storm, and a shipwreck
When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all
In this reimagined tale, a young African American woman, Talisha Snow White, her adoptive parents, and the little munchkins (her adopted brothers and sisters) encounter Obe, a wicked magician who wants to zap Talisha of her beauty. Talisha's only hope of defeating the sorceress lies in understanding her history/royal heritage. Will Talisha find that she's the most beautiful? Can her little munchkins save the day?--Back cover
Rhyming text expresses a prayer for a girl to be protected from such dangers as nightmares at age three or false friends at fifteen, and to be granted clearness of sight and other favors
Worldwide champions of human rights, from Harriet Tubman and Anne Frank to Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi, share their dreams of freedom in words illustrated by artists from across the globe
"For little Princess Rosie, only rainbows could make her smile, until a wise old woman from the farthest village teaches everyone that true happiness doesn't come from outward possessions, but from deep within us"--|cProvided by publisher
When Jonathan's parents decide that he has gotten too old to have a stuffed animal, they trade his favorite bear, Frederick, for a toaster, so he sets off aboard a boat to search for his old friend
"Meet Neel, who has the most noble intentions, all of which have a strange way of going wrong-- Excuses, excuses! captures the gleeful childhood dilemma of knowing the importance of rules versus the delight in breaking them"--Back cover
On a ship of mischievous brigands--who have visions of treasure chests dancing in their heads--Sir Peggedy, with his peg leg and hook arm, pays a visit to the child- friendly pirates along with his eight giant seahorses: Salty, Scurvy, Sinbad, Mollie, Cutthroat, Cross-Eyes, Roger, and Jolly