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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Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables
After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow
Braden and Finley accompany their father, a wildlife biologist, when he tags a bear that has just had cubs and later, use the tag to find her again in hopes she will adopt an orphaned cub
Sammy is having a very bad day at school and at home until his autistic brother, Benji, finds a way to make him feel better
"Follow a little girl as she moves, swings, and grooves her way through her bedtime routine, dancing all the while, until she finally closes her eyes and dances through her dreams"--|cProvided by publisher
"Josie is first and best at almost everything; however, losing her first tooth becomes an ordeal. Her best friend Richard provides support."--|c(Source of summary not specified)
Caroline is anxious all day at school, nervous about her newly-adopted sister's arrival from far away
Zak's Safari is a book about donor-conceived kids of two- mom families. When the rain spoils Zak's plan for a safari adventure, he invites the reader on a very special tour of his family instead. Zak shows us how his parents met, fell in love, and wanted more than anything to have a baby--so they decided to make one
"'Mighty Mommies and Their Amazing Jobs!' is an engaging and easy-to-read book for children that teaches about various STEM & STEAM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). This book is packed with colorful illustrations and creative descriptions that will pique the interest of kids around ages two to eight. 'Mighty Mommies' features women in STEM / STEAM careers, which works both to encourage young girls to pursue those careers, and also challenges gender stereotypes in the STEM fields"--Back cover
"Ming and Poppy's journey takes them over sidewalk cracks and dancing shadows, past honking horns and crowded crosswalks. They greet old friends and make new ones, while sharing stories, secrets, and the sting of painful words"--|cProvided by publisher