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.
Butterflies for Kiri Written and Illustrated by Cathryn Falwell Kiri, a Japanese-American girl, who loves to paint and draw, tries and after some initial failure, finally succeeds in making an origami butterfly. [Grade Level: K - 6]
Celebrating Ramadan Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith (Author), Lawrence Migdale (Photographer) This book is about a young boy named Ibraheem who celebrates the Muslim holiday Ramadan. Ramadan is a time when Muslim people fast and have time for reflection. At the end of Ramadan, there is a three-day feast called Eid al Fitr. [Grade Level: 4 - 6]