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.
After a mean-spirited girl bullies her for three days in a row, Pepita no longer wants to go to her new school
On her first day at a new school, Adelita makes new friends through a lesson on vegetables, including how some vegetables are "cousins" because they share certain characteristics
Pepita, unhappy about her family's move to a street where everything is new to her, is not very friendly to her neighbors as they pass by, but later has another chance to make friends
The author recalls the year when his farm worker parents settled down in the city so that he could go to school for the first time