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.
Fat Chance Thanksgiving Patricia Lakin (Author), Stacey Schuett (Illustrator) When their apartment burns down and they move to a much smaller place, Mama tells Carla they can't have a big Thanksgiving feast like the Pilgrims in Carla's book, but Carla figures out a way to make that happen. [Grade Level: K - 3]
The Ghost and Lone Warrior: An Arapaho Legend Written and Illustrated by C. J. Taylor This Arapaho Indian legend tells the story of Lone Warrior who courageously leads a hunting expedition, but is hurt by an accident that occurs during the expedition. Lone Warrior is left behind by the hunting party and must overcome many different obstacles to survive. [Grade Level: 2 - 4]