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Two New Years
Ho, Richard
This warm and welcoming New Year celebration invites readers to learn about Rosh Hashanah and Lunar New Year traditions and to reflect on the rich blends of cultures and traditions in their own lives.

For this multicultural family, inspired by the author's own, two New Years mean...

Item No. 9781797212814
Two White Rabbits
Buitrago, Jairo

In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border.

They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She...

Item No. 9781554987412
Walking Together
Zimanyi, Louise

This innovative picture book introduces readers to the concept of Etuaptmumk--or Two-Eyed Seeing, the gift of multiple perspectives in the Mi'kmaw language--as we follow a group of young children connecting to nature as their teacher.

A poetic...

Item No. 9781773217765
We Are Grateful
Sorell, Traci
2019 Sibert Honor Book
2019 Orbis Pictus Honor Book
NPR's Guide To 2018's Great Reads
2018 Book Launch Award (SCBWI)
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2018
School Library Journal Best Books of 2018

2018 JLG selection
2019 Reading...
Item No. 9781580897723
We Are Still Here
Sorell, Traci
A 2022 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Book
A 2022 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


Item No. 9781623541927
We Are Water Protectors
Lindstrom, Carole

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal

From author Carole Lindstrom and illustrator Michaela Goade comes a New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Medal winning picture book that honors Indigenous-led movements across the world. Powerfully written and gorgeously illustrated, We Are Water Protectors, ...

Item No. 9781250203557
When We Gather
Rogers, Andrea L

Nothing welcomes spring like a wild onion dinner!

As the dirt warms and green sprouts poke up, a Cherokee girl joins her family in the hunt for green onions. Together, they pick enough to bring to a feast, which is cooked with love and shared by their community.


Item No. 9780063076792
Yo Soy Muslim
Gonzales, Mark
A Huffington Post Most Powerful Children's Book of 2017

From Muslim and Latino poet Mark Gonzales comes a touching and lyrical picture book about a parent who encourages their child to find joy and pride in all aspects of their multicultural identity.

Dear little one...

Item No. 9781481489362
Ziba Came On A Boat
Lofthouse, Liz
Ziba came on a boat. A soggy old fishing boat that creaked and moaned as it rose and fell, rose and fell, across an endless sea...
Item No. 9781933605524