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.
Big Moon Tortilla Joy Cowley (Author), Dyanne Strongbow (Illustrator) After her homework is ruined and her glasses break, a young girl is comforted by her grandmother's song and one of her warm tortillas. [Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
Big Wind Coming! Karen English (Author), Cedric Lucas (Illustrator) An extended family and their neighbors prepare for and then wait out a fierce storm, wondering what will remain of their farms. [Grade Level: K - 3]
Boundless Grace Mary Hoffman (Author), Caroline Binch (Illustrator) When Grace gets the opportunity to go to Africa and visit with her father and his new family, she feels a little strange. But Nana says families are what you make them, and Grace is going to make the most of hers! Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch bring their spunky heroine to life in this sequel to "Amazing Grace." [Grade Level: K - 3]