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.
Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they are the wrong size
An eight-year-old helping lead his father's "Injun tribe" on Mardi Gras gets separated from them in the busy streets of New Orleans but his spirit dog, Cheyenne, a policewoman, and his box of crayons help reunite them
Amir lives by a lake and his dream is to catch a fish--but he can't do it on his own! Join Amir in this adventure as he meets some friends who can help him along the way
A lonely little raincloud searches for a friend who might like rain
"Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to show respect for your teacher. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action" --|cPublisher's website
"When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob,' who happens to be the family dog"-- |cProvided by publisher
A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat
While drawing pictures of the animals she sees on her trip to Australia, a young girl named Ally meets Pauline, an Aborigine woman and fellow artist, from whom Ally learns that art is not always created with just paper and paints, and that mistakes are actually happy accidents
Simple rhyming text follows a child who plants flower seeds in a garden and loves to watch them grow
One morning, Ahmed heard a cracking sound. The egg was hatching! He watched in amazement as the egg opened to reveal a beautiful little child.