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.
"A little girl uses rhyming verse to describe the unique traits of her autistic friend."--Back cover
"A refugee boy's determination to ride a bicycle leads to an unexpected friendship"--Publisher
Kenya has a hard time choosing her favorite describing word, but finally picks a word that encompasses all her favorite things
Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all -girl dance band she formed with her sisters
"Green Street Park" contains colorful pictures and an engaging story that helps children understand important lessons of how to work for justice and peace and to help those in need
Ruby and her friend Mai are camping out in Mai's garden where giants, dragons, and pirates head toward their tent, but fortunately Ruby has some magical objects to keep the girls safe
Annalina's diary entries reflect her feelings and experiences as she goes from being afraid to go to kindergarten to loving it during her first month of school