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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Seven vignettes of seven young boys named Pablo living throughout the world.--Provided by publisher
An extraordinary collection featuring 19 traditional nursery rhymes and lullabies in Spanish originating from Latin America that have withstood the test of time. Warm, colourful illustrations with earth-toned backgrounds provide the setting for this endearing repertoire of family-friendly songs from 17 different countries. Solid musicianship supporting lively vocal performances transport the young listener into a playful, fanciful world inhabited by singing frogs and dancing skeletons! A map of Latin America and complete lyrics in Spanish with English translations appear at the end of the book.-- Publisher website
A bilingual story, inspired by the childhood of Valentina Cruz, whose family was one of the first permanent inhabitants of the Galapagos islands. Valentina makes a promise to protect the islands and her animal friends.--Provided by publisher
"Photo-essay about Capoeira, a game, dance, and martial art, as it is played in the United States and Brazil today, plus its history and origins in the African slave culture of Brazil during the seventeenth century. Includes a glossary of Portuguese words and Web sources"--Provided by publisher
Collection of haikus featuring food of the Americas with background information
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 bilingual biography of José Martí, who dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty for all men and women, Includes author's note, afterword, and author's sources.
By following her mother's admonition to perform every task with care and love, a poor young Mexican girl wins the devotion of the governor's son
Young travelers make their way through the Andes Mountains of Peru to the city of Cusco for the Inti Raymi Festival