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
Emmanuel Osofu Yeboah, Advocate for Ghana's Disabled Population Written by Adam Woog Emmanuel Osofu Yeboah was born with a deformed leg in Ghana, where people with disabilities are considered burdens to society. In 2001, Emmanuel devoted himself to changing this view and biked one-legged 370 miles around Ghana. Through continued efforts, he has forever changed his nation's treatment and view of people with disabilities. [Grade Level: 3 - 6]
Encounter Written by Jane Yolen Told from a young Taino boy's point of view as Christopher Columbus lands on San Salvador in 1492, this is a story of how the boy tried to warn his people against welcoming the strangers. [Grade Level: 2 - 6]
Facing Down the Tough Stuff Written by Jacqueline L. Harris Young authors with learning disabilities, serious illness, blended families and friendship struggles share their stories. The end of the book includes teaching ideas and discussion questions.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
Family Isabell Monk (Author), Janice Lee Porter (Illustrator) Hope's new and unusual dessert blends well with the traditional dishes prepared by her cousins and Aunt Poogee at their annual summer get-together. [Grade Level: K - 2]