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.
Joshua's Masai Mask Dakari Hru (Author), Anna Rich (Illustrator) Fearing that his classmates will ridicule his playing the kalimba in the school talent show, Joshua, an African-American boy, uses a magical Masai mask tp transform himself into different people, before realizing that his own identity is one of value. [Grade Level: K - 6]
Juneteenth Jamboree Yvonne Buchanan (Illustrator), Carole Boston Weatherford (Author) Cassandra and her family have moved to her parents' hometown in Texas, but it doesn't feel like home to Cassandra until she experiences Juneteenth, the Texas tradition that celebrates the end of slavery. [Grade Level: K - 3]