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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These poems celebrate winter in San Francisco and the mountains of Northern California
A little girl guides the reader through each step of a posada, a Hispanic holiday tradition celebrated on the nine nights before Christmas
Young travelers make their way through the Andes Mountains of Peru to the city of Cusco for the Inti Raymi Festival
Children read aloud in various settings to celebrate of El día de los niños, or Children's Day, in this bilingual story. Includes facts about Mexico's annual celebration of children and the book fiestas that are often included. Children’s Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years. Founder Pat Mora’s jubilant celebration of this day features imaginative text and lively illustrations by award-winning illustrator Rafael López that will turn this bilingual fiesta into a hit for story time! Toon! Toon! The book includes a letter from the author and suggestions for celebrating Children’s Day /El día de los niños. ~Provided by publisher
A collection of animal-themed nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America, with English translations.
A book about life and customs of Mexico. Includes Spanish words
Just in time for the World Cup, an inspiring story of a Brazilian boy who dreams of being a soccer star and the sister who steps in to help his team win a game
"Photo-essay about Capoeira, a game, dance, and martial art, as it is played in the United States and Brazil today, plus its history and origins in the African slave culture of Brazil during the seventeenth century. Includes a glossary of Portuguese words and Web sources"--Provided by publisher
Explores Latin American traditions for celebrating Christmas Eve in a text that combines English and Spanish words and follows the rhythm of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."