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  The House You Pass on the Way
Written by
Jacqueline Woodson
Fourteen-year-old Staggerlee, the daughter of a racially mixed marriage, spends a summer with her cousin Trout, and starts to question her sexuality.
[Grade Level: Young Adult]
 
  The House You Pass on the Way
Written by
Jacqueline Woodson
Fourteen-year-old Staggerlee, the daughter of a racially mixed marriage, spends a summer with her cousin Trout, and starts to question her sexuality.
[Grade Level: Young Adult]
 
  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 Animals Saved the People
James Ransome (Illustrator), J. J. Reneaux (Reteller)
A collection of folktales from people in the South, including Cajun, Creole, Native American, African American, English and German.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  How Dyslexic Benny Became a Star: A Story of Hope for Dyslexic Children and Their Parents
Joe Griffith (Author), Jenny Schulz (Illustrator)
A fifth-grader who feels frustrated and humiliated because of his learning disability becomes a star on the football field, and when he is diagnosed with dyslexia, he finds that he has a whole team of people ready to help.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  How Many Days to America?: A Thanksgiving Story
Eve Bunting (Author), Beth Peck (Illustrator)
Caribbean "boat people" seek haven in America.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  How My Family Lives in America
Susan Kuklin. (Illustrator), Susan Kuklin (Author)
Through the eyes of four immigrant children, readers see how different families preserve their cultures while part of an American community.
[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]
 
  How Snowshoe Hare Rescued the Sun: A Tale from the Arctic
Durga Bernhard (Illustrator), Emery Bernhard (Reteller)
A tale from the Yuit people of northeast Siberia that tells how snowshoe hare rescued the sun and changed the sky forever.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  How Stories Came into the World: A Folk Tale from West Africa
Retold and Illustrated by
Joanna Troughton
The myth of Mouse and her children, from the Ekoi people of Nigeria.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
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