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  Coming to America: A Muslim Family's Story
Written and Photographed by
Bernard Wolf
 
  Cool Melons Turn to Frogs! The Life and Poems of Issa
Matthew Gollub (Author), Kazuko G. Stone (Illustrator)
A biography of and introduction to the work of the Japanese haiku poet.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
 
  Cooper's Lesson
Sun Yung Shin (Author), Kim Cogan (Illustrator)
This is a story about identity and intergenerational friendship, featuring a young biracial boy, written in both English and Korean. Cooper, who has a Korean mother and a white, American father, is called "half and half" by his cousin. With his mixed heritage, the boy doesn't know where he fits in. When he goes to the Korean grocery, he is overwhelmed by a language of which he knows very little. He concludes that Mr. Lee, the owner, is laughing at him. In retaliation, Cooper shoplifts a brush for his mother. Caught in the act, he must work off his debt and learns that Mr. Lee's life in the United States has been difficult because of the language barrier. The man also listens to Cooper's frustrations. Eventually, the two come to a better understanding of their own and one another's problems.
[Grade Level: 3 - 6]
 
  Count Us In: Growing Up with Down Syndrome
Andy Bricky (Author), Jason Kingsley (Author), Mitchell Levitz (Author)
Two young men with Down Syndrome celebrate their successful coming-of-age and hard-won independence.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  Count Your Way through Korea
Jim Haskins (Author), Dennis Hockerman (Illustrator)
The Korean numbers one to ten are used to introduce young readers to diverse aspects of Korean culture.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  A Country Far Away
Nigel Gray (Author), Philippe Dupasquier (Illustrator)
This book portrays the similarities in the life experiences of a boy in a rural African village and one in a Western country.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
 
  Courtney's Birthday Party
Ron Garnett (Illustrator), Loretta Long (Author)
A young girl is not allowed to invite her African-American friend to her birthday party.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Coyote Steals the Blanket: A Ute Tale
Retold by
Janet Stevens
A Ute tale about Coyote who has taken what doesn't belong to him and Hummingbird who comes to his rescue.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Crazy Horse's Vision
Joseph Bruchac (Author), S. D. Nelson (Illustrator)
A story based on the life of the young Lakota boy who grew up to be one of the bravest defenders of his people.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
 
  The Creation of Israel
Written by
Jim Whiting
This book offers a balanced look at the events leading up to the creation of the modern state of Israel. Chapters include the Birth of Zionism, The Balfour Declaration, The Vote for Partition, The End of the Mandate and The New Nation. Side bars with added information, maps, illustrations, a timeline, glossary and list of further reading make this an accessible history for upper elementary students.
[Grade Level: 4 - 7]
 
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