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 pampered queen sets out in a hot air balloon with her butler, James, in search of the perfect cup of tea and after stopping in Japan, India, and England, she returns home knowing exactly what she has been missing.
Children and their robot friend build a treehouse in a rhyme that fits the tune of "London Bridge is falling down." Includes facts about simple machines, jobs robots do, an activity, and musical notation
From flip-flops and hide and seek to fireworks and ice- cream trucks, there is something for everyone in this bright and buoyant celebration of the summer season
A story about children working in the school garden teaches facts about the growth cycle, gardening, food supply, and working together. Includes other resources for those interested in starting a school garden
While trying to earn money by shoveling snow so she can buy her mother a Christmas present, Carrie comes up with an idea for just the right gift. Includes soup recipes
A child brings a dragon to the library and learns a valuable lesson--libraries and dragons do not mix
An extended family gathers for Sunday dinner, but the food grows cold as Auntie Mabel's prayer encompasses everything and everyone in sight