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
Gloria Goes to Gay Pride Leslea Newman (Author), Russell Crocker (Illustrator) This is a story of Gloria and her two mothers’ trip to a parade in honor of Gay Pride Day. Gloria explains other holiday celebrations and compares her experience at the parade to these holidays. [Grade Level: K - 2]
God Must like Cookies, Too Beth Glick (Illustrator), Carol Snyder (Author) A young girl goes to temple for Shabbat with her grandmother. Throughout the servcie, the young girl gets excited for the cookies that she will have at Oneg, after Shabbat. [Grade Level: K - 3]
Guests Written by Michael Dorris Set in Massachusetts during the time of the first Thanksgiving, a young Algonquin boy is alarmed when the annual harvest feast is threatened by the arrival of strange new people. [Grade Level: 3 - 6]