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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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Marilyn Hafner (Illustrator), Roni Schotter (Author)
Five children and their family celebrate the holiday.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Hanukkah: Eight Nights, Eight Lights
Malka Drucker (Author), Brom Hoban (Illustrator)
The history, customs, rituals and recipes associated with the holiday.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Have A Happy: A Novel About Kwanzaa
Carole Byard (Illustrator), Mildred Pitts Walter (Author)
A family celebrates Kwanzaa.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  High Elk's Treasure
Oren Lyons (Illustrator), Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Author)
An adventure story that also tells about life on a Lakota reservation.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Hoang Anh: A Vietnamese-American Boy
Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith (Author), Lawrence Migdale (Illustrator)
A story of a young man who successfully relates to two cultures - one old, one new.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Honoring Our Ancestors: Stories and Pictures by Fourteen Artists
Edited by
Harriet Rohmer
Fourteen artists and picture book illustrators present paintings with descriptions of the ancestors who have inspired them.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  The Hopis
Ronald Himler (Illustrator), Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Author)
A glimpse into the history, arts and crafts, way of life, and religion of the Hopi.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  The House I Live In: At Home in America
Written and Illustrated by
Isadore Seltzer
A description of the many types of houses built throughout the United States.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Houses of Hide and Earth: Native Dwellings
Written by
Bonnie Shemie
A description of the dwellings of the Plains Indians .
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  How My Parents Learned to Eat
Ina R. Friedman (Author), Allen Say (Illustrator)
A child tells how her American father learned to eat with chopsticks and her Japanese mother learned to eat with a knife and fork.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
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