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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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    Drum dream girl

    2015

    by Margarita Engle and Rafael López

    Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all -girl dance band she formed with her sisters

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    The wise dragon

    2008

    by Ruth Galloway

    The wise dragon knows that Shan has always dreamed of climbing the faraway mountain. He also knows a way to make this possible. So with the help of his friends: a lucky unicorn, a determined tortoise, a clever phoenix, the wise dragon sets out with Shan thinks they can go no further, the wise dragon provides the perfect solution

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    The stamp collector

    2015

    by Jennifer Lanthier and François Thisdale

    A city boy finds a stamp that unlocks his imagination; a country boy is captivated by stories. When they grow up, the two boys take different paths--one becomes a prison guard, the other works in a factory--but their early childhood passions remain. When the country boy's stories of hope land him in prison, the letters and stamps sent to him from faraway places intrigue the prison guard--and a unique friendship begins

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    The house Baba built

    2011

    by Ed Young and Libby Koponen

    "In Ed Young's childhood home in Shanghai, all was not as it seemed: a rocking chair became a horse; a roof became a roller rink; an empty swimming pool became a place for riding scooters and bikes. The house his father built transformed as needed into a place to play hide-and-seek, to eat bamboo shoots, and to be safe. For outside the home's walls, China was at war. Soon the house held not only Ed and his four siblings but also friends, relatives, and even strangers who became family. The war grew closer, and Ed watched as planes flew overhead and friends joined the Chinese air force. But through it all, Ed's childhood remained full of joy and imagination"--Amazon.com

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