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.
I Want To Be President Michaela Muntean (Author), Tom Brannon (Illustrator) A Sesame Street Muppet describes what she would do if she became the President of the United States. This is an introduction to the political system in the U.S. for young children. [Grade Level: Pre-K]
It’s Israel’s Birthday! Written by Ellen Dietrick Part of the “It’s Time” series, this book celebrates Israel’s 60th birthday by taking youngsters on a pretend trip to Israel, where they board a plane, visit a kibbutz, enjoy the shuk (outdoor marketplace) in Jerusalem, float in the Dead Sea, visit the Kotel (Western Wall), and experience Israel in other ways. [Grade Level: K - 2]