Kangaroo and Cricket Written by Lorianne Siomades This book for preschoolers illustrates how the most unlikely pair still can share something in common. Uses colorful images and verse to help children celebrate similarities.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 1]
Keepers Felicia Marshall (Illustrator), Jeri Hanel Watts (Author) An African-American boy gives his grandmother a special birthday present, his carrying on the family story-telling traditions. [Grade Level: K - 6]
Kimchi and Calamari Written by Rose Kent When his eighth-grade class is assigned to write about their ancestors' journey to America, Joseph Calderaro has a problem. Joseph was adopted from Korea and his parents are raising him in their Italian-American tradition. Though his favorite foods are calamari and eggplant parmesan, Joseph begins to wonder about his Korean heritage. His parents have no information to share and, frustrated, Joseph makes something up, passing off a famous Korean athlete as his grandfather. After his essay is chosen for submission to a national contest, Joseph must come clean. [Grade Level: 4 - 7]
Kinaalda Written and Illustrated by Monty Roessel A Navajo girl takes part in the coming-of-age ceremony, the Kinaalda. [Grade Level: 4 - 6]
King and King Linda de Haan (Author), Stern Nijland (Author) The queen of a small, unnamed country presses her son to take a wife so that she can retire. The prince, who "never cared much for princesses," caves in and agrees to wed, but none of the potential spouses appeal to him, until Princess Madeleine shows up and the prince falls in love with her brother, Prince Lee. A "very special" wedding ensues and everyone lives happily ever after. [Grade Level: K - 2]