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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When Mr. Noah builds the ark he makes two lists - one for all the animals who will come on board and one for those troublesome creatures he plans to leave behind! Meanwhile Mrs. Noah gets out her sewing machine and makes a coat with very deep pockets. LOTS of pockets.--Page 4 of cover
When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all
In this reimagined tale, a young African American woman, Talisha Snow White, her adoptive parents, and the little munchkins (her adopted brothers and sisters) encounter Obe, a wicked magician who wants to zap Talisha of her beauty. Talisha's only hope of defeating the sorceress lies in understanding her history/royal heritage. Will Talisha find that she's the most beautiful? Can her little munchkins save the day?--Back cover
Billy Brown, having failed to heed his mother's warning to stay covered while he sleeps, awakens one morning to find his perfectly round brown belly button gone, and then tries to trick the Belly Button Beastie into giving it back
"When times are tough, you pull yourself up and push yourself to the top ... of a beanstalk ... where you might get schooled in forces and motion by a STEM-loving giant named Dennis. At least that's what happens to Jack in this delicious twist on a classic fairy tale, supported by critical thinking questions and a glossary of key physics terms"--|cProvided by publisher
"Escaping from a tall tower using one's hair is so fairy- tale old school. This STEM-smart Rapunzel uses the brain beneath her hair to educate her prince (and readers) on the ways the science of simple machines can save the day. A glossary and critical thinking questions reinforce the story's key physics concept"--|cProvided by publisher
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell that has made him an ugly beast.