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
Mother’s Day Anne F. Rockwell (Author), Lizzy Rockwell (Illustrator) The children in Mrs. Madoff's multicultural classroom share all the ways they'll be celebrating Mother's Day, such as making beignets in powdered sugar, hiking to the top of a mountain, and going to the biggest museum in the city. Rockwell introduces a variety of children, representing many ethnic and family backgrounds, including a single mom and a grandmother who is raising her deceased daughter-in-law's child. [Grade Level: Pre-K - 2]
Mr. Lincoln's Way Written and Illustrated by Patricia Polacco A story about Mr. Lincoln, the school principal's efforts to get the school bully, to help him attract birds to the school's new atrium. [Grade Level: K - 6]