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.
"Tobi's friends all have baby animals to look after--one calf, two lambs, three kids, four kittens, five puppies and six piglets. But Tobi's hen just sits on her seven eggs, waiting ... and waiting ... . Count all the animals and, when Tobi's hen hatches her chicks at last, help him count ALL his chickens. A brilliant counting story and game--with numbers up to 50!"--Back cover
Chinaza watches her little brother, Ife, get his first haircut, and helps her family prepare the celebration for this rite of passage
As a young Igbo man, Amadi does not understand why his mother insists he learn to read, since he already knows his numbers and will be a businessman one day, but an older boy teaches him the value of learning about the world through books