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Books in this category include stories about kinds of families and activities that families do, such as celebrating holidays, adopting children and communicating across generations.
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  Dance, Mice, Dance!: Bailen, Ratones, Bailen!
Kuang-ts’ai Hao (Reteller), Stefan Tartarotti (Illustrator)
Based on The Piped Piper of Hamlin, a magic flute player befriends a group of mice.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  Dance, Sing, Remember: A Celebration of Jewish Holidays
Ora Eitan (Illustrator), Leslie Kimmelman (Author)
Eleven major Jewish holidays and how they are celebrated. Includes music, stories, recipes, crafts and activities.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Dancing with the Indians
Samuel Byrd (Illustrator), Angela Shelf Medearis (Author)
A young girl joins her family on an outing to a Seminole powwow and learns something about her own heritage as well.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Danger at the Breaker
Andrea Shine (Illustrator), Catherine Welch (Author)
Andrew's family is going through some financial problems and needs his help. In order to help his family, eight year old Andrew leaves school and works on the coal mines. He quickly learns about the danger and risk that goes into working on the coal mines.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Darkness over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and Rescue of the Jews
Written by
Ellen Levine
An account of Denmark's resistance against the Nazis, culminating in the Rosh Hashanah boatlift when most of Denmark's Jews were ferried to safety in Sweden.
[Grade Level: 5 & Up]
 
  Daughter of Suqua
Diane Johnston Hamm (Author), Paul Micich (Illustrator)
A young girl and her family struggle to maintain their identity.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  David's Drawings
Written and Illustrated by
Cathryn Falwell
A young boy draws a picture and enjoys having his schoolmates add their drawings to it; later in the day he enjoys creating another picture that is all his own.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  The Day Hans Got His Way: A Norwegian Folktale
David Lewis Atwell (Reteller), Debby Atwell (Illustrator)
A Norwegian folktale about a husband and wife switching roles for the day.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  The Day of Ahmed's Secret
Judith Heide Gilliland (Author), Florence Parry Heide (Author), Ted Lewin (Illustrator)
A young boy's journey through Cairo, where old cultures and new ways of life co-exist.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  The Devil's Arithmetic
Written by
Jane Yolen
A young girl resents the traditions of her Jewish heritage until time travel places her in the middle of a small village in Nazi-occupied Poland.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
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