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Cover of Alma and how she got her n
by Juana Martinez-Neal
9780763693558
2018

When Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.

Cover of A Big Mooncake for Little
by Grace Lin
9780316404488
2017

Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cookie and, despite Mama's request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night.

Cover of A Different Pond
by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui
9781623708030
2017

As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam.

Cover of Drawn Together
by Minh Lê, illustrated by Dan Santat
9781484767603
2018

A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

Cover of Families
by Susan Kuklin
0786808225
2006

Children from diverse families share thoughts about their families and photographs.

Cover of Fry bread : a Native Ameri
by Kevin Noble Maillard, Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal
9781626727465
2019

Using illustrations that show the diversity in Native America and spare poetic text that emphasizes fry bread in terms of provenance, this volume tells the story of a post-colonial food that is a shared tradition for Native American families all across the North American continent. Includes a recipe and an extensive author note that delves into the social ways, foodways, and politics of America's 573 recognized tribes.

Cover of Hair love
by Matthew A. Cherry, illustrated by Vashti Harrison
9780525553366
2019

A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arrange her curly, coiling, wild hair into styles that allow her to be her natural, beautiful self. Bonus: watch the animated short!

Cover of Hero Mom
by Melinda Hardin
9781477816455
2013

A tribute to moms who serve their country in the military reveals their contributions as unsung heroes who construct buildings, fly planes, drive tanks and do many other important things to make the world a safer place.

Cover of I Wonder: Celebrating Dadd
by Doyin Richards
9781250078957
2016

What do daddies do with their children? They style hair, they carpool, they cuddle (after they look under beds for monsters). They play, they motivate, and they comfort.

Cover of Jabari Jumps
by Gaia Cornwall
0763678384
2017

Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.

Cover of Johnny’s Pheasant
by Cheryl Minnema, illustrated by Julie Flett
9781517905019
2019

Johnny spies a pheasant which he believes is sleeping and his Grandma fears is dead, but they learn they were both wrong when the pheasant departs, leaving behind a gift.

Cover of Last Stop on Market Street
by Matt de la Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson
9780399257742
2015

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

Cover of My Papi Has a Motorcycle
by Isabel Quintero, illustrated by Zeke Peña
9780525553410
2019

When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.

Cover of The Ring Bearer
by Floyd Cooper
9780399167409
2017

Jackson's mom is getting married, and Jackson is nervous about his role and his new family.

Cover of Saturday
by One Mora
9780316431279
2019

When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together. (picture book)

Cover of The Thing About Bees: A Lo
by Shabazz Larkin
0998047791
2019

A love poem from a father to his two sons, and a tribute to the bees that pollinate the foods we love to eat.

Cover of We are grateful :otsalihel
by Traci Sorell
9781580897723
2018

Otsaliheliga is a Cherokee word that is used to express gratitude. Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small. A look at modern Native American life as told by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

Cover of Where Are You From?
by Yamile Saied Méndez, illustrated by Jaime Kim
9780062839930
2019

When a young girl is asked where she's from--where she's really from--she's no longer as she was. She decides to turn to her dear abuelo for some help with this ever-persistent question. But he doesn't quite give her the answer she expects.