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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An alphabetical introduction to the island. From ackee, Blue Mountain, and cricket to ugli fruit, veranda, and waterlilies, readers learn of some of Jamaica's flora, fauna, and familiar sights.
Each day Chrislove asks his friend Josias when he will "hold the book,"; or join them at school, but Josias can only think of tending the bean garden so that his family will have enough food
Kamal travels to Trinidad and Tobago with his father and sister to learn about the place where his parents were born, meet his grandparents, and explore island culture