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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A picture book adaptation of John Denver's song that was written as a love song and has also been interpreted as a song expressing a parent's love for a child. Includes facts about Denver and about the song.
A young girl, still reeling from her dog's death, finds solace while picking up stones on the beach during her family's vacation.
Follow a girl, accompanied by her teddy bear, as she dreams about the wide and wonderful world. Cozy scenes of pajamas and bedtime make this a perfect story to share at the end of the day.--Provided by publisher.
Join in a multicultural celebration of unity and diverse friendships all around the world as we read and sing along with joy, love, and peace!-- dust jacket
"Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She's also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing--all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book. Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and herself) as mammals. Next, she adds whales, lobsters, hummingbirds, and elephants (and herself) as examples of animals. Finally, she shares examples of living things, including moose, foxes, butterflies, flowers, and bugs ... and, of course, herself!"--Amazon
"When bold, adventurous Sylvia Rose dances through the forest, the woodland creatures just have to dance too. Enchanted, they beg her to visit them every day. But the lovely, heartbroken cherry tree is too deeply rooted to dance, much less to fulfill its dream of seeing the wide world beyond the forest. Determined to help, Sylvia Rose enlists the animals to uproot the glorious tree, and the girl and the tree set off globetrotting together, seeing the wonders of the world from the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House."--Book jacket
A rhythmic celebration of love and friendship comparing time together to such magical experiences as seeing a collection of castles beneath the sea
A young girl dreams of travelling to exotic, far-away places, but she always returns home again
"A young girl wonders what life would be like if she lived somewhere else. What if she lived in a city with millions of people? What would it be like to be a refugee from a war-torn country? Is she meant to be in a different place? Or is she right where she's supposed to be? "--|cProvided by publisher
A young boy follows his imagination from the pyramids of Egypt to the moon, and back again. Along the way he learns that there are always stories to discover, to dream about, and to share