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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In Tanzania, Bernardi's mute grandfather makes him a wonderful music box and then helps him realize his dream of owning a soccer ball and going to school
"In Tanzania, there is a little village where a girl named Onika lives. She loves to go to school with her friends. Onika, Teophani, Agnes and Elibeth each have activities they like to do at their school. What is Onika's favorite thing to do? How can Onika and her friends learn skills to help their village?"--Back cover
"Neema lives in the mountains of Lushoto, Tanzania. Her day is full of fun. She tricks Joseph. She helps Mama Mdemu. She sings with the children. Neems is always looking for ways to learn"--Back cover
When her mother has a new baby, Elizabeti is given charge of her younger brother and finds it more difficult to take care of him than it was to care for her rock doll
When a young Tanzanian girl gets a new baby brother, she finds a rock, which she names Eva, and makes it her baby doll
Maddy is given a surprise trip to Tanzania for her birthday and captures her journey through photographs, letters, and journal entries
"Inspired by the many bicycle libraries that have opened all across Africa, In a cloud of dust is an uplifting example of how a simple opportunity can make a dramatic change in a child's life"--Page 4 of cover
Though delighted that an orphan boy has come into his life, an old man becomes insatiably curious about the boy's mysterious powers
It is Grandmother Bibi's ninetieth birthday and when she travels to Tanzania from America to visit her son and grandchildren they surprise her with a birthday safari