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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Lucy sets off on an adventure to find her father who has been captured by pirates. Lucy and the Pirates is a rollicking, rumbustuous adventure story set in the 18th century. It will appeal to both girls and boys
Provides a fictionalized account of Jemmy Button, a native boy from Tierra del Fuego who was brought to London to be educated and then returned home to his island
A newborn baby and the exciting confusion of Pet Day at school combine to make a very special day for Billy and Belle
When her two grannies want to eat different meals and tell their own stories, how can Alvina make everyone happy?
Here is the story of the one hundred and two passengers who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower. A time line lists the sequence of events and elaborates on the evolution of the Thanksgiving holiday. ~Publisher
A heartwarming first Thanksgiving story depicts the celebration of friendship between the Pilgrims and their neighbors, the Indians
When Jo is sick and has to stay home from school, her mother promises her a special surprise, and all day long she waits eagerly to see what it might be
Imagine not being able to marry the person you loved, just because they were of a race different from your own. This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington D.C. When they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were arrested for violating that state's law against interracial marriage. The Lovings refused to allow their children to get the message that their parents' love was wrong and so they fought the unfair law, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court
Jo can't wait to get to the playground
"It's Saturday, and Jo has some money to spend. So she and her mum go shopping, while Dad stays at home to make lunch for them all. But what should she spend her money on? And what will they do when Patch the dog ruins their lunch plans? She'll have to wait and see"--Back cover