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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.
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All Books in the Customs & Traditions Category The Singing Man Angela Shelf Medearis (Adapter), Terea Shaffer (Illustrator) A young man is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupation of his brothers. [Grade Level: 4 - 6] Siobhan's Journey: A Belfast Girl Visits the United States Written by Barbara Beirne The experiences of ten-year-old Siobhan McNulty, a girl from Northern Ireland, who spent six weeks with a New Jersey family. [Grade Level: K - 3] The Sioux Ronald Himler (Illustrator), Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Author) A look at the lifestyle of the Sioux including family life, dances, ceremonies and their roles as hunters and warriors. [Grade Level: 4 - 6] The Snow Walker Mary O’Keefe Young (Illustrator), Charles M. Wetterer (Author), Margaret K. Wetterer (Author) A young boy helps his family and community during the Blizzard of 1888. [Grade Level: K - 3] The Spotted Pony: A Collection of Hanukkah Stories Leonard Everett Fisher (Illustrator), Eric A. Kimmel (Author) Eight tales, one for each night of the holiday. [Grade Level: 4 - 6] St. Patrick's Day Written and Illustrated by Gail Gibbons The story behind St. Patrick's Day. [Grade Level: K - 3] Stolen Dreams: Portraits of Working Children Robert Conrow (Author), Lee Engfer (Author), David L. Parker (Author and Illustrator) A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community D. Bambi Kraus (Illustrator), Richard Nichols (Author) A young girl travels to Kake, Alaska where she learns about her heritage. [Grade Level: 4 - 6] Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt Deborah Hopkinson (Author), James Ransome (Illustrator) A young girl stitches a quilt with the map pattern she used to escape to freedom. [Grade Level: K - 3] Sweet Magnolia Laura Jacques (Illustrator), Virginia Kroll (Author) A young girl visits her grandmother, a wildlife rehabilitater, in the Louisiana bayou, and helps her heal and free an injured baby bird. [Grade Level: K - 3]
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