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.
Nellie and her little brother Gus discuss all kinds of families during a day at the zoo and dinner at home with their relatives afterwards
Celebrates the joy and beauty of nappy hair
Little Sophie is off across Canada to see her grandma--too bad she can't find her best buddy, Bear, in time for the trip. But when Bear notices he's been left behind, he starts a journey of his own to try to find his friend
A lyrical celebration of multiculturalism as a parent shares with a child the value of their heritage and why it should be a source of pride, even when others disagree.
"A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher
Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another
Various zoo animals take residence in a young girl's hair as it becomes more tangled and frizzy
Siblings Chintoo and Mintoo collect flowers and press the petals into a fine powder as they prepare for Holi, the Indian springtime Festival of Colors. Includes author's note
A girl explains how her parents are different in color, tastes in art and food, and pet preferences, and how she herself is different too but just right
An African American girl contemplates the many wonderful black things around her, from the inside of a pocket, where surprises hide, to the cozy night where there is no light