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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"The wondrous days of Chanukah come to life through the eyes of a young child, whose family gathering grows bigger and bigger as the holiday progresses"--Dust jacket
"Muslim Nursery Rhymes is a collection of 15 rhymes, each illustrated in full color. Based on traditional English nursery rhymes, this collection encourages an awareness of Islamic values and develops a sense of Muslim self- confidence in young children. It should be of particular importance to Muslim children growing up in a multicultural environment"--Bookseller's website
Easy to read, rhyming text about Halloween night incorporates Spanish words, from las brujas riding their broomsticks to los monstruos whose monstrous ball is interrupted by a true horror
The famous poem, taken from The collected poems of Langston Hughes (c1994), illustrated with watercolors
Lyrics plus guitar chords (tablature) and a recording of some favorite folk songs
"Join Peter Yarrow and sing along with this treasury of simple but memorable songs that have been cherished for generations"--P.  of cover
Told in alternating voices, four friends from the same New Orleans neighborhood describe what happens to them and their community when they are separated, then reunited, as a result of Hurricane Katrina
A collection of poems about the moon
These poems celebrate winter in San Francisco and the mountains of Northern California
Chapito learns about the tasks of the farm by asking why Manuel weeds the corn, why Doña Ana feeds the chickens, and why Ramón milks the cows