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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Computer coding in the kitchen? Yes! Best friends Gabi and Adi are baking a special birthday treat-and making a recipe is a lot like creating a function in a computer code. These scientifically minded junior programmers are always on the lookout for ways to work coding concepts into their day with Code Play!--Provided by publisher
Guess what vegetable or fruit this is, growing in the garden? Learn more about it, plus how to eat it in a simple recipe.--Provided by publisher
A collection of poems explores the wonder underground, from animal burrows and subways to caves and magma.
Space is all around us, but how much do we know? Where do we even begin? Space Kids is the building block upon which children can learn about our universe. Covering topics such as stars, planets, moons and rockets as well as the basics of gravity and how astronauts eat and sleep in space, Space Kids moves through complex ideas with an accessibly fresh and original style.
Errol loves gardening, but there isn't enough room in his flat to grow everything that he would like. When he discovers a secret but neglected space at the top of the apartment block, he has a wonderful idea, but to carry it out he'll need some help. Surely the other residents will be too busy to help him realize his dream? Or just not interested enough? In this heart-warming tale of common purpose within a diverse community, Gillian Hibbs illustrates the power of the natural world to inspire and reward humanity within a seemingly inauspicious environment.--Publisher
Melia is scientific and loves to create things in her backyard laboratory, but something is missing. Her inventions just aren't quite right. Enter Jo, her new friend with an artistic spirit. When you add the arts to sciences, something magical happens!
Follow a young girl as she explores questions about the wondrous search for another Goldilocks planet: a planet outside of our solar system that can support life.
Follow the creation of a family meal from the farm to the picnic table on a warm sunny day. Told entirely in words beginning with S, this lively book will help children appreciate where their food comes from.-- Publisher description
Joe lives in a very grey world. Nothing special ever happens to him, but he does have a wild and wondrous imagination. Then, one day, Joe has the seed of an idea that will take his world from ordinary to extraordinary!--Publisher's description
Nancy and Douglas, determined to learn what is on the other side of a fence, try Nancy's plans to launch, vault, and fly Douglas over, then succeed with Douglas's simple idea.