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.
"Engineer Arielle drives her train through Jerusalem on Israel Independence Day, greeting friends and waiting to celebrate with her brother Ezra, who is the lead pilot in the Israeli Air Force's special air show"--Provided by publisher
When a teddy bear invites his stuffed animal friends to a party at his house while the humans are away, they have a wild time and the police arrive on the scene
"Inspired by the expression "once in a blue moon," Danielle Daniel has created a book of short poems, each one describing a rare or special experience that turns an ordinary day into a memorable one. She describes the thrill of seeing a double rainbow, the Northern Lights or a shooting star as well as quieter pleasures such as spotting a turtle basking in the sun or a family of ducks waddling across the road."--|cProvided by publisher
When Brian hugs and kisses his mother one morning, the act starts a chain reaction of kindness and consideration that spreads throughout the town and eventually comes back to him
Inside New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the sphinx of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut holds court. But how did this ancient artifact get to the museum?
A spacious umbrella welcomes anyone and everyone who needs shelter from the rain
Big sisters understand that their little baby sisters must do some things differently until they get older
A group of toddlers move and play, hum and sleep to a jazz beat
Priya begs and begs for a piano. But when her parents grant her wish, she discovers that she can't make the wonderful sounds she hears in her head! A resourceful girl, she comes up with an ingenious solution that creates havoc at the fall recital
An alphabet story in verse about a Latino boy and his remarkable teacher who can teach an astronaut how to float in space and instruct a ballet dancer how to land with grace