Children’s Books about Different Cultures

Reading is vital to a child’s development and understand of the world around them.  Children’s literature provides the opportunity for students to come face to face with the world and travel to places that they have never dreamed.  The following is a list of books that I recommend adding to your classroom library.  Please post your comments on the books and recommend others that you enjoy.

by C.L. Threatt
by C.L. Threatt
by Mark Reibstein...This book helps students to understand the meaning of their name through the experiences of a cat in Japan.
by Mark Reibstein…This book helps students to understand the meaning of their name through the experiences of a cat in Japan.
by Karen Katz...Take a journey to find the differences and similarities that connect all people.
by Karen Katz…Take a journey to find the differences and similarities that connect all people.
by Sheila Hamanaka...Children come in all the colors of the earth.
by Sheila Hamanaka…Children come in all the colors of the earth.
by Norma Simon...Regardless of how, all people are different.
by Norma Simon…Regardless of how, all people are different.

by Katie Kissinger...The story of how we got our skin color.

by Katie Kissinger…The story of how we got our skin color.
by Karen Katz...Learn the different ways that children around the world say peace.
by Karen Katz…Learn the different ways that children around the world say peace.
by Manya Stojic...Say hello in 42 different languages.
by Manya Stojic…Say hello in 42 different languages.
by Donata Montanari
by Donata Montanari
by Lezlie Evans...Learn to count to 10 in 10 different languages.
by Lezlie Evans…Learn to count to 10 in 10 different languages.
by Lezlie Evans...Learn 12 common phrases in 12 different languages.
by Lezlie Evans…Learn 12 common phrases in 12 different languages.

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