Africa Is Not a Country Margy Burns Knight (Author), Anne Sibley O’Brien (Illustrator) Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, "Africa is not a Country" celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent as experienced by children at home, at school, at work, and at play. [Grade Level: 1 - 4]
Quien Es de Aqui? Margy Burns Knight (Author), Anne Sibley O’Brien (Illustrator), Clarita Kohen (Adapter) Who Belongs Here? tells the story of Nary, a young boy fleeing war-torn Cambodia for the safety of the U.S. To some of his new classmates, however, he is a 'chink' who should go back where he belongs. But what if everyone whose family came from another place was forced to return to his or her homeland? Who would be left? This story teaches compassion for refugees while sharing the history of immigration to the U.S. and some of the important contributions made by past immigrants.
[Grade Level: 3 - 6]