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.
Gregory experiences a new way of life when he moves to Japan with his American mother and his Japanese father
Explores the meanings of different actions, expressions, words, and sounds, from a kiss and a clap to a wave and a yawn
"When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways -- but the same in the one way that matters most of all. One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates talk about what makes their families special. One is raised by a grandmother, and another has two dads. One is full of stepsiblings, and another has a new baby"--Publisher
"Twenty young students, some eager, some nervous, some grumpy, prepare for their very first day of kindergarten"- -|cProvided by publisher
A very easy look at values and behavior
Children need easy guidelines to help them understand how to protect themselves and feel secure in their environments. Rana DiOrio's newest addition to her award- winning series explores physical, emotional, social, and cyber safety in unthreatening ways that spark meaningful conversation between adults and children about staying safe--Provided by publisher
Teaches children about respecting other countries and cultures and what it means to be a community
On the heels of the New York Times best seller You Have to F**king Eat (a sequel to the worldwide mega-best seller Go the F**k to Sleep), now comes the version that is entirely appropriate to read to--and with--children. While the message and humor will be similar to the adult version, there will, of course, be no profanity whatsoever. Step aside Green Eggs and Ham, there's a new, 21st-century book in town that will compel all finicky children to eat!
"When Adele and Simon take a tour of China in 1905, Simon misplaces his belongings, one by one ... but they all show up later, revealing their hiding places in Adele's souvenir photographs of the trip"--|cProvided by publisher
A group of dinosaurs dance with their human friends