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.
Daddies Written by Adele Aron Greenspun Photographs and text depict the many special things that fathers do with their children. [Grade Level: K - 3]
Daddy's Wedding Written by Michael Willhoite In this sequel to “Daddy’s Roommate”, Nick is asked to be the best man at his father’s and Frank’s wedding. In this story, Nick talks about the gathering of family and friends, the food and the ceremony. [Grade Level: K - 2]
David's Drawings Written and Illustrated by Cathryn Falwell A young boy draws a picture and enjoys having his schoolmates add their drawings to it; later in the day he enjoys creating another picture that is all his own. [Grade Level: K - 3]
The Devil's Arithmetic Written by Jane Yolen A young girl resents the traditions of her Jewish heritage until time travel places her in the middle of a small village in Nazi-occupied Poland. [Grade Level: 4 - 6]
Dia's Story Cloth Chue Cha (Illustrator), Dia Cha (Author), Nhia Thao Cha (Illustrator) A book about the story cloth made for the author by her aunt and uncle which chronicles the life of the Hmong people in their native Laos. [Grade Level: K - 6]