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Books in this category reflect the people of the world's nations, religions, and cultures, sometimes as a central feature of the story and other times as part of the story's background.
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All Books in the Cultural & Religious Groups Category Arctic Hunter E. J. Bird (Author), Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith (Author), Lawrence Migdale (Illustrator) A young boy describes his life in Alaska, a life where ancient traditions and modern challenges meet. [Grade Level: 4 - 6] Asha's Mums Rosamund Elwin (Author), Michele Paulse (Author), Dawn Lee (Illustrator) Asha is an African-Canadian girl who has two Mums. Her teacher is bothered by this but her classmates assure her that having two Mums is no big deal because they are a family. [Grade Level: 3 - 6] Asher and the Capmakers: A Hanukkah Story Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator), Eric A. Kimmel (Author) A tale of Asher's extraordinary adventure to borrow an egg so his mother can make latkes for Hanukkah. [Grade Level: K - 3] Ashok by Any Other Name Sandra S. Yamate (Author), Janice Tohinaka (Illustrator) An Indian-American boy, who wishes he had a less ethnic name, experiments with new names until he finds the one just right for him. [Grade Level: Pre-K - 3] Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky Written by Faith Ringgold With Harriet Tubman as her guide, a young girl retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the Underground Railroad. [Grade Level: K - 3] Babu's Song Aaron Boyd (Illustrator), Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen (Author) In Tanzania, Bernardi's grandfather who has lost the ability to speak, helps his grandson realize his dream of going to school. [Grade Level: K - 6] Babushka Baba Yaga Written and Illustrated by Patricia Polacco A lesson in the power of love and in not judging others by their appearance. [Grade Level: K - 3] Baby-O Nancy White Carlstrom (Author), Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) A tale that recounts the daily routine of three generations in a West Indian family. [Grade Level: K - 3] Bajo la luna de limón/Under the Lemon Moon Eida do La Vega (Author), Edith Hope Fine (Author), René King Moreno (Illustrator) A girl learns about generosity and forgiveness when she discovers someone has stolen lemons from her tree. [Grade Level: K - 3] The Barking Mouse Alfredo Aguirre (Illustrator), Antonio Sacre (Author) A Spanish-speaking mouse family enjoys a picnic until a cat threatens them; the mother mouse's knowledge of another language saves the day. The story is interspersed with Spanish words. [Grade Level: K - 3]
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