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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Following the alphabet this book uses poetry and expository text to celebrate America's diverse population and showcase the remarkable achievements and contributions that have come from the many people who have chosen to make our country their home. Topics include well-known landmarks and famous citizens.--Provided by the publisher
A picture-book biography on science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson, the groundbreaking American astrophysicist whose work has inspired a generation of young scientists and astronomers to reach for the stars!--Provided by publisher
Takes readers on an journey through India from Ahmedabad to Zirakpur.
True accounts of children worldwide who have taken action to promote the rights and well-being of children
Profiles twelve children who have had an impact on the environment, from a Canadian girl who gave a major speech to a Malawian boy who brought electricity to his village and a Chinese boy who works to keep endangered animals from the market.
A picture book biography of John Roy Lynch, one of the first African-Americans elected into the United States Congress.--Provided by publisher
A biography of Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American artist, sculptor, and landscape architect, focusing on his boyhood in Japan, his mixed heritage, and his participation in designing and building a home that fused Eastern and Western influences. Includes an afterword about Noguchi's adult life and works, plus photographs.--Provided by publisher
A picture book biography of African-American senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama
The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free- verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights
Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.