Books in this category include customs and traditions of people around the world. In some books the emphasis is on commonalties among people; in others, the focus is on the ways that people and groups of people can be different from one another.
Pot Luck Tobi Tobias (Author), Nola Langner Malone (Illustrator) Rachel learns about what it means to make a pot luck dinner. Rachel and her grandmother cook dinner together for an old friend. [Grade Level: K - 3]
Precious Gold, Precious Jade Written by Sharon E. Heisel A young woman befriends a Chinese family despite the racism and fear that overwhelm the residents of her small mining town at the end of the gold rush. [Grade Level: 4 - 6]