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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In this picture book with few words, three children find a typewriter on a carousel, and begin an adventure that helps them discover the wonder of words
"No one understands the abstract pictures that Niko draws until a new friend sees the thought and feeling within his shapes and forms"--Provided by publisher
When Mr. Betts' pets develop spots, he takes them to Dr. Potts, who works to create the perfect medicine to cure them
Billy and Bee have so much fun at playgroup! Everyone will want to go too! Bright and friendly illustrations and simple, gentle text capture the the range of emotions that come with new experiences
When Raymond's mother becomes sick, he remembers that she misses the living things of the country and, with the help of their neighbor, he tries to prepare the perfect present for her
Abby moves to a new house in a new neighborhood, and her new neighbor Mrs. Tanaka teaches her to make origami birds
Jamaica thinks her classmate Russell is a pest who is always getting into trouble, but then she discovers he is moving away
"Forgive and be forgiven. It sounds so appealing--why doesn't it happen every day? Finding herself forgiven on a rain-scrubbed morning after a difficult day, Melena seizes her fresh start and shares the song in her heart with her family and friends. It's a day of new beginnings. It's Melena's jubilee"--|cProvided by publisher
Leon and his imaginary friend Bob do everything together until a new boy moves in next door
Lottie Paris goes to the library, her favorite place in the world, and makes a new friend for whom the library is also a special place