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  Tar Beach
Written and Illustrated by
Faith Ringgold
Based on the author's quilt painting of the same name, a young girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home claiming all she sees for herself and her family.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
  Ten Suns: A Chinese Legend
Eric A. Kimmel (Reteller), Yongsheng Xuan (Illustrator)
The eastern emperor of the sky must find a way to stop the destruction his children's trick has caused.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Tet Vietnamese New Year
Dianne M. MacMillan (Author), Charlott Nathan (Illustrator)
How Tet is celebrated in the United States and Canada.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Thanksgiving at Obaachan's
Written by
Janet Mitsui Brown
A young girl describes the Thanksgiving celebration at her grandmother's house and the things that make it her favorite holiday.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Thirty-Three Multi-Cultural Tales to Tell
Pleasant DeSpain (Author), Joe Schlichta (Illustrator)
Stories that celebrate the interconnectedness of people, animals and cultures.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
  This House Is Made of Mud/Esta casa esta hecha de lodo
Ken Buchanan (Author), Libba Tracy (Illustrator), Patricia Hinton Davison (Adapter)
A young child describes her family's adobe house and life in the Sonoran Desert.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 1]
  This is Our Seder
Ziporah Hildebrandt (Author), Robin Roraback (Illustrator)
A description of the food and activities at a Seder, the ritual meal of Passover.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Three Kings Day: A Celebration of Christmastime
Diane Hoyt Goldsmith (Author), Lawrence Migdale (Illustrator)
A religious celebration through the eyes of a 10-year-old girl and her family.
[Grade Level: 2 - 4]
  Thunder Cake
Written and Illustrated by
Patricia Polacco
Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Tight Times
Barbara Shook Hazen (Author), Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
A father loses his job and the family has difficult financial times.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
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