Multi Cultural Literature

MULTI CULTURAL LITERATURE AND PERSPECTIVES

Alphabet, Characters, Script and Language 

Bogot, Howard. Peace.  CCAR Press, New York, 1999.

Bukiet, Suzanne. Scripts of the World. Multi-Cultural Books and Videos, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, 1997.

Cheng, Andrea. Grandfather Counts. Lee & Low Books, Inc., New York, 2000.

Chin-Lee, Cynthia and Terri de la Pena.  A is for the Americas. Orchard Books, New York, 1999.  

Chin-Lee, Cynthia. A is for Asia. Illustrated by Yumi Heo. Orchard Books, New York, 1987.

Dunham, Meredith. Numbers: How Do You Say It? Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1987. 

Evans, Lezlie. Can You Count Ten Toes? Count to 10 in 10 Different Languages. Illustrated by Denis Roche. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999.

Feder, Jane. Table Chair Bear: A Book in Many Languages.  Ticknor and Fields Books for Young Readers, New York 1995. 

Feelings, Muriel. Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book. Illustrated by Tom Feelings. Dial Press, New York, 1972.

Gross, Ruth Belov. You Don t Need Words! A Book About Ways People Talk Without Words. Illustrated by Susannah Ryan. Scholastic, Inc., New York, 1991.

Krach, Maywan Shen. D is for Doufu. Shen's Books, Arcadia, California, 1997. 

Leventhal, Debra. What is Your Language? Illustrated by Monica Wellington. Puffin Books, New York, 1994. 

Schwalm, Claudia. Being Bilingual is Fun. Cultural Connections Publishing, Alameda, California, 1998. 

Stojic, Manya. Hello World! Greetings in 42 Languages Around the Globe! Scholastic, New York, 2002.

Wells, Ruth. A to Zen. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1992. 

Wilson-Max, Ken. Furaha Means Happy: A Book of Swahili Words . Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 2000.

Yorinks, Arthur. The Alphabet Atlas. Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks and Letter Art by Jeanyee Wong. Winslow Press, 1999.

Art and Activities Reference 

Braman, Arltette. Traditional Native American Arts and Activities. Illustrated by Bill Helin. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 2000.

Corwin, Judith Hoffman. Asian Crafts. Franklin Watts, New York, 1992. 

Gerke, Pamela. Multicultural Plays for Children. Smith and Kraus Inc., Lyme, NH, 1996.

Markel, Michelle. Cornhusk, Silk and Wishbones: A Book of Dolls from Around the World. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 2000. 

Terzian, Alexandra. The Kids Multicultural Art Book. Williamson Publishing, Charlotte, Vermont, 1993. 

Celebration See Food and Festival below. 

Crossing Cultures

Ajmera, Maya & Anna Rhesa Versola. Children from Australia to Zimbabwe. SHAKTI for Children, Washington, D.C., 2001.

Anno Mitsumasa et al. All in A Day. Philomel Books, New York, 1986.

Appelbaum, Diana. Cocoa Ice. Illustrated by Holly Meade. Orchard Books, New York, 1997. 

Beeler, Selby. Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions Around the World. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1998.

Bernhard, Emery and Durga. A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World. Gulliver Books, New York, 1996.

Chin-Lee, Cynthia. A is for Asia. Illustrated by Yuimi Heo. Orchard Books, New York.

Cook, Deanna. The Kids Multicultural Cookbook: Food and Fun Around the World. Williamson Publishing, Charlotte, Vermont, 1995. 

Dobson, David (Photographs) Precious in His Sight: Prayers for the Children of the World. J. Countryman, Nashville, TN, 1997.

Fleming, Candace. Boxes For Katje. Melanie Kroupa Books, New York, 2003.

Fritz, Jean, Katherine Paterson, Patricia & Fredrick McKissak,  Margaret Mahy and Jamake Highwater.  The World in 1492. Illustrated by Stefano Vitale. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1992. 

Ganeri, Anita. Growing Up: From Child to Adult. Peter Bedrick Books, New York, 1998. (Introduces the rites and rituals surrounding the passage from child to adult in six major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam).

Hamilton, Virginia. In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World. Illustrated by Barry Moser. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, New York, 1988.

Hollyer, Beatrice. Wake Up, World! A Day in the Life of Children Around the World. In association with Oxfam. Henry Holt Company, New York, 1999.

Kerley, Barbara. A Cool Drink of Water. National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2002.

Kerley, Barbara. A Little Peace. National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2007.

Kerley, Barbara. One World, One Day. National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2009.

Kerley, Barbara. You and Me Together. National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Kindersley, Barnabas and Anabel. Children Just Like Me. Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., New York, 1995. 

Knight, Margy Burns. Talking Walls. Illustrated by Anne Sibley O Brien. Tilbury House, Gardiner, Maine, 1992.

Knight, Margy Burns. Talking Walls: The Stories Continue. Illustrated by Anne Sibley O Brien. Tilbury  House, 1996.

Knight, Margy Burns. Welcoming Babies. Tilbury House, Gardiner, Maine, 1994. 

Knight, Margy Burns and Thomas V. Chan. Who Belongs Here: Activity Guide. Till bury House, Publishers, Gardiner, Maine, 1994.

Kuklin, Susan. How My Family Lives in America. Aladdin Paperbacks: New York. 

Langley, Andrew. Peoples of the World. The Bookwright Press, New York, 1986.

Lankford, Mary. Christmas Around the World, Mulberry Books, New York, 1995. 

Lankford, Mary. Hopscotch Around the World, Beech Tree, New York, 1992. 

Marx, Trish. One Boy from Kosovo. Photographs by Cindy Karp. Harper Collins, New York, 2000. 

Meltzer, Milton. Ten Queens: Portraits of Women of Power. Illustrated by Bethanne Andersen. Dutton Children's Books, New York, 1998. 

Montanari, Donata. Children Around the World. Kids Can Press, Tonawanda, NY, 2001.

Moroney, Lynn. Moontellers: Myths of the Moon from Around the World. Northland Publishing, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1995. 

Morris, Ann. Loving. Mulbery Books, New York, 1990.

Morris, Ann. Play. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1998. 

Morris, Ann. Work. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1998.

Nye, Naomi Shihab. This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World. Four Winds Press, New York, 1992. 

Petren, Birgitta. Why Are You Calling Me a Barbarian? The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 1997.

Rohmer, Harriet. Just Like Me: Stories and Self-Portraits by Fourteen Artists. Children's Books Press, San Francisco, 1997. 

Rowland-Entwistle, Theodore. House and Homes. The Bookwright Press, New York, 1986.

Sis, Peter, Madlenka. Frances Foster Books, New York, 2000.

Smith, David J. If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World's People. Illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong. Kids Can Press, Tonawanda, NY, 2002. 

Thomas, Shelley Moore. Somewhere Today: A Book of Peace. Photographs by Eric Futran. Albert Whitman and Company, Morton Grove, IL, 1998.

Tillman, Terry. The Writings on the Wall. 22/7 Publishing Company, Santa Monica, California, 1990. 

UNICEF. For Every Child: the Rights of the Child in Words and Pictures. Phyllis Fogelman Books, New York, 2001.

United Nations. My Wish for Tomorrow. Tambourine Books, New York, 1995. 

Weil, Lisl. Our World to You With Love.  Atheneum, New York, 1983.

Weiss, Harvey. Shelters: From Tepee to Igloo. Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1988.

Whitehouse, Ruth and John Wilkins. Making of Civilization: History Discovered Through Archaeology.  Illustrated by Jeff Edwards et al. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1986. 

Yanase, Fusako. A Plea From Sunny: Not Mines, But Flowers. Illustrated by Shomei Yoh. Association to Aid Refugees, Tokyo, Japan, 1997.

Yanase, Fusako. A Plea From Sunny: Not Mines, But Flowers II. Illustrated by Shomei Yoh. Association to Aid Refugees, Tokyo, Japan, 1997.

Yolan, Jane. Sacred Places. Illustrated by David Shannon. Harcourt Brace and Company, San Diego, California, 1996.

Young, Russell. Dragonsong: a Fable for the New Millennium. Illustrated by Civi Cheng. Shen's Books, Auburn, CA, 2000.

Zaunders, Bo. Crocodiles, Camels and Dugout Canoes. Illustrated by Roxie Munro. Dutton Children's Books, New York, 1998. 

 Cultural Awareness

Backstein, Karen. The Blind Men and the Elephant. Scholastic, New York, 1992.

Fadiman, Anne. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. Firar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1997.

Graham, Lorenz. How God Fix Jonah. Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, PA, 2000.

Kissinger, Katie. All the Colors We Are/Todos los Colores de Nuestra Piel. Photographs by Wernher Krutein. Redleaf Press, St. Paul, MN, 1994.

Petren, Birgitta. Why Are You Calling Me a Barbarian? The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 1997.

Say, Allen. El Chino. Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1990.

Say, Allen. Tree of Cranes. Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1991. 

Fibers and Fabric 

Brandeis, Madeline. The Little Indian Weaver. Grosset and Dunlap, New York, 1998.

Brumbeau, Jeff and Gail de Marcken. The Quilt Maker's Gift.  Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers, Duluth, Minnesota, 2000. 

Buchberg, Wendy. Quilting Activities Across the Curriculum. Scholastic, New York, 1996.

Cha, Dia. Dia's Story Cloth. Artists Chue Cha, and Nhia Thao. Lee & Low Books, New York.

De Dera, Don. Navajo Rugs. Northland Publishing, Flagstaff, AZ, 1975 

Doney, Meryl. World Crafts: Textiles. Franklin Watts, New York, 1996. 

Good, Merle and P. Buckley Moss. Reuben and the Quilt. Good Books, Intercourse, Pennsylvania, 1999.

Hamilton, Virginia. The Girl Who Spun gold. Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.Blue Sky Press, New York, 2000.

 Hopkinson, Deborah. Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Illustrated by James Ransome. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993.

Musgrove, Margaret. The Spider Weaver: A Legend of Kente Cloth. Illustrated by Julia Cairns. Blue Sky Press, New York, 2000. 

Paul, Ann Whitford. The Seasons Sewn. Voyager Books Harcourt, San Diego, 1996. 

Roessel, Monty. Songs From the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave. Lerner Publications Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1995.

Sola, Michele. Angela Weaves a Dream: The Story of a Young Maya Artist. Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 1997.

Tran Khanh Tuyet. The Little Weaver of Thai Yen Village (Bilingual). Illustrated by Minh Hoa and Nancy Hom. Children's Book Press, San Francisco, 1987.

Vecchiato, Gianni. Guatemala Rainbow. Pomegranite Artbooks, San Francisco, 1989.

Whelan, Gloria. Homeless Bird.

Yorinks, Arthur. The Alphabet Atlas. Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks and Letter Art by Jeanyee Wong. Winslow Press, 1999.

Folktales, Fairy Tales, Myths, Poetry and Storytelling

Agard, John and Grace Nichols. A Caribbean Dozen: Poems from Caribbean Poets. Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, 1988.

Andrews, Jan. Out of the Everywhere: Tales for a New World. Illustrated by Simon Ng. Groundwood Book, Toronto, 2000.

Barchers, Suzanne. Multicultural Folktales: Readers Theatre for Elementary Students. Teachers Ideas Press, Englewood, CO, 2000.

Bernhard, Emery and Durga. A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World. Gulliver Books, New York, 1996.

Bevan, Finn. Cities of Splendor. Illustrated by Diana Mayo. Children's Press, New York, 1998.

Campoy, F. Isabel and Alma Flor Ada. Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 2006.

Carlstrom, Nancy White. Light: Stories of a Small Kindness. Illustrated by Lisa Desimini. Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1990.

Carrison, Muriel Paskin. Cambodian Folk Stories from the Gatiloke. Translated by The Venerable Kong Chhean. Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont, 1987.

Cha, Dia and Norma Livo. Teaching with Folk Stories of the Hmong: An Activity Book. Libraries Unlimited, Englewood, Colorado, 2000.

Durrell, Ann and Marily Sachs, Eds. The Big Book For Peace. Dutton Children's Books, New York, 1990.

Forest, Heather. Wisdom Tales from Around the World. August House Publishers, Little Rock, 1996.

Garland, Sherry. Children of the Dragon: Selected Tales from Vietnam. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. Harcourt Inc., New York, 2001.

 Gavin, Jamila. Our Favorite Stories from Around the World.  Photographs by Barnabas Kindersley. Illustrated by Amanda Hall. D.K. Publishing, Inc., New York, 1997.

Hamilton, Virginia. In the Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World.  Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, San Diego, California, 1988.

Hamilton, Virginia.  The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales.  Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1985.

Heller, Wendy. The Sunshine Tree and Other Tales from Around the World. Illustrated by Brian O Neill. George Ronald, Oxford, U.K., 1982.

Hull, Robert. Caribbean Stories. Illustrated by Colin Williams and Joanne Makin. Thomson Learning, New York, 1994.

Jaffrey, Madhur. Seasons of Splendor: Tales, Myths and Legends of India. Illustrated by Michael Foreman. Atheneum, New York 1985. 

Livo, Norma J. and Dia Cha. Folk Stories of the Hmong: Peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Libraries Unlimited, Englewood, CO. 

MacDonald, Margaret Read. Peace Tales: World Tales to Talk About. Linnet Books, Hamden CT, 1992

Mama, Raouf and Mary Romney. Pearls of Wisdom: African and Caribbean Folktales. Pro Lingua Associates, Brattleboro, VT, 2001.

Man-Ho, Kwok. Dragon (The Chinese Horoscopes Library). D.K. Publishing, New York, 1994.

Mayo, Margaret and Jane Ray. Magical Tales from Many Lands. Dutton's Children's Books, New York, 1993.

Mayo, Margaret and Jane Ray. Mythical Birds and Beasts from Many Lands. Dutton's Children's Books, New York, 1996.

Morgan, Sally. The Flying Emu and Other Australian Stories. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1992.

Nye, Naomi Shihab. The Tree is Older Than You Are: A Bilingual Gathering of Poems and Stories from Mexico with Paintings by Mexican Artists. Aladdin Paperbacks, New York, 1995.

Pettepiece and Anatoly Aleksin. Face to Face: A Collection of Stories Celebrated Soviet and American Writers. Philomel Books, New York, 1990.

Philip, Neil. Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent. Viking, New York, 1997. 

Pushkin, Alexander et al. The Enchanter's Spell: Five Famous Tales. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin. Dial Books, New York.

Ragan, Kathleen. Fearless Girls, Wise Women and Beloved Sisters:  Heroines in Folktales from Around the World. W. W. Norton and Company, New York, 1998.

Robins, Deri. The Kids Around the World Cookbook. Kingfisher, New York, 1994 

Rosen, Michael. South and North, East and West: The Oxfam Book of Children's Stories. Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, 1992.

Sakade, Florence. Japanese Children's Favorite Stories. Illustrated by Yoshisuke Kurosaki. Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT,1958. 

Sargent, Robert. Six Magical Folktales. CBS Records, 1968.

Sawyer, Ruth. Joy to The World: Christmas Legends. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (with cassette tape). Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1966. 

Sechrist, Elizabeth Hough. Once in the First Times: Folk Tales from the Philippines. Illustrated by John Sheppard. Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia, 1969.

Seros, Kathleen. Sun and Moon: Fairy Tales from Korea. Illustrated by Norman Sibley and Robert Krause. Hollym International Corp., Seoul, 1982. 

Shannon, George.  The Oryx Multicultural Series: Cinderella. Oryx Press, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992.

Sierra, Judy. Nursery Tales Around the World. Illustrated by Stefano Vitale. Clarion Books, New York, 1996.

Stokes, Olivia Pearl. The Beauty of Being Black: Folktales, Poems and Art from Africa. Illustrated by Karen Tureck. Friendship Press, New York, 1971. 

The Stories For Change Network, Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope: Stories, Storytelling and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment. New Society Publishers, Gavriola Island, British Columbia, 2002.

Tate, Carole. Pancakes and Pies. Bedrick/Blackie, New York, 1989. 

Vigil, Angel. The Eagle on the Cactus: Traditional Stories from Mexico. Translated by Francisco Miraval. Libraries Unlimited, Inc. Englewood, CO, 2000.

Walker, Barbara. A Treasury of Turkish Folktales for Children. Linnet Books, Hamden, CT, 1988. 

Yep, Laurence. Tree of Dreams: Ten Tales From the Garden of Night. Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer. Bridge Water Books, 1995.

Young, Russell. Dragonsong: A Fable for the New Millennium. Shen's Books, Auburn, California, 2000. 

Zeitlin, Steve. The Four Corners of the Sky: Creation Stories and Cosmologies from Around the World. Illustrations by Chris Raschka. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2000.

Folktales: Common Themes Around the World (Cinderella and Shoes, Creation Stories, and more) 

Badt, Karin Luisa. On Your Feet (A World of Difference Series). Children's Press, Chicago, 1994.

Barchers, Suzanne. Multicultural Folktales: Readers Theatre for Elementary Students. Teacher Ideas Press, 2000. 

Climo, Shirley. The Persian Cinderella. Illustrated by Robert Florczak. Harper Collins Publishers, 1999.

Coburn, Jewell Reinhart. Domitila: A Cinderella Tale from the Mexican Tradition. Illustrated by Connie McLennan. Shen's Books, Auburn, CA, 2000. 

Giacchino-Baker, Rosalie. The Story of Mah: A Hmong Romeo and Juliet Folktale. Illustrated by Lillian Shao. Pacific Asia Press, S. El Monte, CA, 1995.

Goodwin, Katharine. In Search of Cinderella: A Curriculum for the 21st Century. Shen's Books, Inc. Auburn, California, 2000. 

Hamilton, Virginia. The Girl Who Spun Gold. Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon. Blue Sky Press, New York, 2000.

Hearne, Besty. The Oryx Multicultural Series: Cinderella. Oryx Press, Phoenix, Arizona, 1993. 

Hooper, Maureen Brett. Silent Night: a Christmas Carol is Born. Illustrated by Kasi, Kubiak. Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, PA, 2001.

Johnson, Dolores. The Children's Book of Kwanzaa: A Guide to Celebrating the Holiday. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 1996. 

Louie, Ai-Ling.  Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China.  Young, Ed.  Philomel Books, New York.  1982.

Maddern, Eric. The Fire Children: A West African Creation Tale. Illustrated by Frane Lessac. Dial Books For Young Readers, New York, 1993. 

Morris, Ann. Shoes, Shoes, Shoes. Mulberry Books, New York, 1995.

Perkal, Stephanie. Midnight: A Cinderella Alphabet. Illustrated by Spencer Alston Bartsch. Shen's Books, Inc. Auburn, California, 1997. 

Tames, Richard. Food: Feasts, Cooks and Kitchens. Illustrated by Mark Bergin et al. Franklin Watts.

Vuong, Lynette Dyer. The Brocaded Slipper and Other Vietnamese Tales. Illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai. Harper Trophy, New York, 1997. 

Yue, Charlotte and David. Shoes: Their History in Words and Pictures.  Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1997.

Food and Festival

Ancona, George. Pablo Remembers: The Fiesta of the Day of the Dead. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1993. 

Acona, George. The Pinata Maker. Harcourt Brace and Co., New York, 1994.

Anaya, Rudolfo. The Farolitos of Christmas. Illustrated by Edward Gonzales. Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 1997. 

Angell, Carole. Celebrations Around the World: A Multicultural Handbook.  Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO, 1996.

Bahmut, Ivan.  A Piece of Cake: A Christmas Story from the Past. Illustrated by Ambroz Zhukovkiv. Dnipro Publishers, Kiev, 1988. 

Bodkin, Odds. The Christmas Cobwebs. Illustrated by Terry Widener. Gulliver Books, New York, 2001.

Bouchard, David.  The Dragon New Year.  Huang, Zhong-Yang.  Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta.  1999. 

Brady, April. Kwanzaa Karanmu: Cooking and Crafts for a Kwanzaa Feast. Illustrated by Barbara Knutson, Photographs by Robert and Diane Wolfe. Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, MN, 1995.

Brown, Tricia.  Chinese New Year.  Ortiz, Fran.  Henry Holt and Company, New York.  1987. 

Burckhardt, Ann. The People of Africa and Their Food. Capstone Press, Minnesota, 1996.

Burden-Patmon, Denise. Imani's Gift at Kwanzaa. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Modern Curriculum Press, Cleveland, OH, 1992. 

Capote, Truman. A Christmas Memory. Illustrated by Beth Peck. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1989.

Chandler, Clare. Carnival. Millbrook Press, Broodfield, CT, 1997. 

Chandler, Clare. Harvest Celebrations. Millbrook Press, Broodfield, CT, 1997.

Christian, Rebecca. Cooking the Spanish Way. Lerner Publications Co., 1982. 

Chocolate, Deborah M. Newton. Kwanzaa. Children's Press, Chicago, 1990.

Ciwari, Joe and Diane Hall. Celebrate in South Asia. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York. 

Corwin, Judith Hoffman. Harvest Festival Around the World. Julian Messner, Parsippany, NJ 1995.

Dawson, Imogen. Food and Feasts in Ancient Greece.  New Discovery Books, Parsippany, NJ, 1995. 

Dawson, Imogen. Food and Feasts with the Aztecs. New Discovery Books, Parsippany, NJ, 1995.

Delacre, Lulu. Las Navidades: Popular Christmas Songs from Latin America. Scholastic, Inc., New York, 1990. 

Doney, Meryl. Festivals: World Crafts. Franklin Watts, London, 1996.

Dooley, Norah. Everybody Cooks Rice.  Scholastic, New York, 1991. 

Duvall, Jill. Chef Ki is Serving Dinner! Photographs by Lili Duvall. Children's Press, New York, 1997 (Korean).

Enderlein, Cheryl. Celebrating Birthdays in Australia. Hilltop Books, New York, 1998. 

Enderlein, Cheryl. Celebrating Birthdays in Brazil. Hilltop Books, New York, 1998.

Enderlein, Cheryl. Celebrating Birthdays in Russia. Hilltop Books, New York, 1998. 

Enderlein, Cheryl. Christmas in England. Hilltop Books, New York, 1998.

Enderlein, Cheryl. Christmas in Mexico. Hilltop Books, New York, 1998. 

Enderlein, Cheryl. Christmas in Sweden. Hilltop Books, New York, 1998.

Enderlein, Cheryl. Christmas in the Philippines. Hilltop Books, 1998. 

Fitzjohn, Sue and Minda Weston and Judy Large. Festivals Together: A Guide to Multi-Cultural Celebration. Hawthorne Press, Gloucestershire, U.K., 1993.

Friedman, Ina. How My Parents Learned to Eat. Illustrated by Allan Say. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1984. 

Giblin, James Cross. The Truth About Santa Claus. Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1985.

Gilchrist, Cherry. A Calendar of Festivals. Illustrated by Helen Cann. Barefoot Books, Bristol, U.K., 1998. 

Haley, Alex. A Different Kind of Christmas. Double Day, New York, 1988.

Hall, Diane and Joe Viesti. Celebrate! In South Asia. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books. 

Hallock, Constance. Fun and Festival from Southeast Asia. Friendship Press, New York, 1968.

Harris, Zoe and Suzanne Williams. Pinatas and Smiling Skeletons: Celebrating Mexican Festivals. Illustrated by Yolanda Garfias Woo. Pacific View Press, Berkeley, CA, 1998. 

Hollyer, Beatrice. Let's Eat!: What Children Eat Around the World. Henry Holt and Co., New York, 2003.

Holtz, Loretta. The Christmas Spider: A Puppet Play from Poland and Other Traditional Games. Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak. Philomel Books and UNICEF, New York, 1980.

Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane. Las Posadas: an Hispanic Christmas Celebration. Photographs by Lawrence Migdale. Holiday House, New York, 1999. 

Kent, Peter. Fabulous Feasts. Illustrated by Peter Kent. Millbrook Press, Brookfield, CT.

Kindersley, Barnabas and Anabel. Children Just Like Me: Celebrations! Festivals, Carnivals, and Feast Days from Around the World. D.K. Publishing, Inc., New York, 1997. 

Kismaric, Carole. A Gift From Saint Nicholas. Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak. Holiday House, New York, 1988.

Knab, Sophie Hodorowicz. Polish Wedding Customs and Traditions. Hippocrene Books, New York, 1997. 

Lankford, Mary. Christmas Around the World,  Illustrated by Karen Dugan. s, New York, 1995.

Look, Lenore.  Henry's First-Moon Birthday.  Heo, Yumi.  Athenaeum Books for Young Readers, New York.  2001. 

Lubin, Leonard. Christmas Gift-Bringers.  Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York. 1989.

Lasky, Kathryn. Days of the Dead. Photographs by Christopher Knight. Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 1994. 

Luenn, Nancy. Celebrations of Light: A Year of Holidays Around the World. Illustrated by Mark Bender. Antheum Books for Young Readers, New York, 1998.

McKissack, Patricia & Fredrick. Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters. Scholastic Press, New York, 1994. 

Medearis, Angela and Michael Medearis. Cooking: African-American Arts. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1997.

Medearis, Angela Shelf. The Seven Days of Kwanzaa:How to Celebrate Them.  Scholastic, New York, 1994. 

Medearis, Angela Shelf. Seven Spools of Thread: a Kwanzaa Story. Illustrated by Daniel Minter. Albert Whitman and Company, Morton Grove, IL, 2000.

Morris, Ann. Bread Bread Bread. Photographs by Ken Heyman. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1989. 

Munro, Roxie. Christmas in New York City. Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1987.

Music for Little People. A Child's Celebration of the World.  Various Artists (CD), Redway, CA 1998. 

Osborne, Christine. Australian and New Zealand Food and Drink. The Bookwright Press, 1989.

Nikola-Lisa, W. Hallelujah! A Christmas Celebration. New York: Atheneum Books, New York, 2000. 

Oodgeroo. Dreamtime: Aboriginal Stories. Illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1972.

Orozco, Jose-Luis. Fiestas: A Year of Latin American Songs of Celebration. Illustrated by Elisa Kleven. Dutton Children's Books, New York, 2002. 

Palacios, Argentina. A Christmas Surprise for Chabelita. (Panama) Lori Lohstoeter. Bridgewater Books, 1993.

Paxton, Collin Wilcox and Gary Carden. Papa's Angels: A Christmas Story. New World Library, Novato, CA 1996.   

Peterson, Melissa. Hanna's Christmas. Illustrated by Melissa Iwai. Harper Festival, New York, 2001.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  Mim's Christmas Jam.  Illustrated by Brian Pinkney. Gulliver Books, New York, 2001. 

Presilla, Maricel. Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad: Christmas Feasts of the Hispanic Caribbean. Illustrated by Ismael Espinosa Ferrer. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1994,

Price, Christine. Happy Days: a UNICEF Book of Birthdays, Name Days and Growing Days. UNICEF United Nations, New York, 1969. 

Quattlebaum, Mary. The Shine Man. Illustrated by Tam Ladwig. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Grand Rapids, MI, 2001.

Richter, Konrad. Wipe Your Feet, Santa Claus! Illustrated by Jozef Wikon. North-South Books, New York, 1983. 

Riehecky, Janet. Japanese Boys Festival: Circle the Year with Holidays. Illustrated by Krystyna Stasiak. Children's Press, Chicago, 1994.

Robins, Deri.  The Kids Around the World Cookbook. Illustrated by Charlotte Stowell. Kingfisher, New York, 1994. 

Rosen, Michael. The Greatest Table: a Banquet to Fight Against Hungers. Share Our Strength (SOS) 1511 K Street, NW, Suite 940, Washington, D.C., 1994.

Russell, Ching Yeung.  Moon Festival.  Zhang, Christopher Zhong-Yuan.  Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, PA.  1997. 

Sandak, Cass. Easter. Crestwood House, New York, 1990.

Sawyer, Ruth. Joy to The World: Christmas Legends. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (with cassette tape). Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1966. 

Schlabach, Joetta Handrich. Extending the Table: a World Community Cookbook. Herald Press, Scottdale, Pennsylvania, 1991.

Schur, Maxine Rose. Day of Delight: A Jewish Sabbath in Ethiopia. Illustrated by Brian Pinkney. Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, 1994. 

Steele, Philip. Food and Feasts in Ancient Rome. New Discovery Books, New York, 1994.

Sita, Lisa. Coming of Age: World Celebrations and Ceremonies. Blackbirch Press, Inc., Woodbridge CT, 1999. 

Solotareff, Gregoire. Noels Christmas Secret. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1988.

Soto, Gary. Snapshots from the Wedding.  Illustrated by Staphanie Garcia. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1997. (Mexican) 

Speigelman, Judith. UNICEF's Festival Book. Illustrated by Audrey Preissler. UNICEF United Nations, New York, 1966.

Spirn, Michele. Birth: World Celebrations and Ceremonies. Blackbirch Press, Inc., Woodbridge CT, 1999. 

Spirn, Michele. New Year: World Celebrations and Ceremonies. Blackbirch Press, Inc., Woodbridge CT, 1999.

Tan, Jennifer.  Food in China. Rourke Publications, Vero Beach, FL.  1989. 

Thomas, Dylan. A Child's Christmas in Wales. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. Dent, London, 1978.

Van Straalen, Alice. The Book of Holidays Around the World. E.P. Dutton, New York, 1986. 

Verschuren, Ineke. The Christmas Story Book. Floris Book, U.K., 1986.

Viesti, Joe and Diane Hall. Celebrate! In Central America. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, New York, 1997. 

Viesti, Joe and Diane Hall. Celebrate! In South Asia. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, New York, 1996.

Viesti, Joe and Diane Hall. Celebrate! In Southeast Asia. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, New York, 1996. 

Waters, Kate & Madeline Slovenz-Low.  Lion Dancer: Ernie Wan's Chinese New Year.  Cooper, Martha.  Scholastic Inc., New York.  1990.

Weil, Lisl. Santa Claus Around the World. Holiday House, New York, 1987. 

Wells, Irene and Jean Bothwell. Fun and Festival from India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Nepal. Friendship Press, New York, 1972.

Whyte, Harlinah. Festivals of the World: Russia. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, 1997. 

Winchester, Faith. Hispanic Holidays. Bridgestone Books, Mankato, MN, 1996.

Winchester, Faith. Muslim Holidays. Bridgestone Books, Mankato, MN, 1996.

Festivals of the World . . . Series

Berg, Elizabeth. Festivals of the World: Indonesia. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, 1997.

 Berg, Elizabeth. Festivals of the World: Italy. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, WI, 1997.

Foy, Don. Festivals of the World: Israel. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, WI, 1997. 

Heale, Jay. Festivals of the World: South Africa. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, 1998.

McKay, Susan. Festivals of the World: Vietnam. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, 1997. 

World Religions

Barnes, Trevor.  Hinduism and Other Eastern Religions.  Kingfisher, Boston, 2005.

Blanc, Felice. Religions of the World: I Am Quaker. PowerKids Press, New York., 1999. 

Bonvillain, Nancy. Native American Religion. Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1996.

Chalfone, Jessica. Religions of the World: I Am Muslim. PowerKids Press, New York., 1996. 

Ciwari, Joe and Diane Hall. Celebrate in South Asia. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books.

Demi. Buddha. Henry Holt and Company, New York. 

Faizi, Abu l-Qasim. The Wonderlamp. Retold by Don Stevenson and Hugh Featherstone Blyth. Kaoimat Press, Los Angeles, 1981. (Bahai)

Freedman, Russell.  Confucius: The Golden Rule.  Clement, Frederic.  Arthur A. Levine Books.  New York.  1997. 

Ganeri, Anita. Buddhism: World of Beliefs. McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing, Columbus, Ohio, 2001.

Ganeri, Anita. Growing Up: From Child to Adult. Peter Bedrick Books, New York, 1998. (Introduces the rites and rituals surrounding the passage from child to adult in six major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam). 

Ganeri, Anita. What Do We Know About Buddhism? Macdonald Young Books, Chicago, Illinois, 1997.

Ghazi, Suhaib Hamid. Ramadan. Illustrated by Omar Rayyan. Holiday House, 1996. 

Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane. Celebrating Ramadan. Photographs by Lawrence Migdale. Holiday House Books, New York, 2001.

Husain, Sharukh. What Do We Know About Islam? Macdonald Young Books, Chicago, Illinois, 1995. 

Islam, Yusuf. A is For Allah. Mountain of Light, London, 1999.

Kanitkar, V.P. (Hemant). Religions of the World: Hinduism. The Bookwright Press, New York, 1986. 

Khan, Rukhsana. Muslim Child: Understanding Islam Through Stories and Poems. Illustrated by Patty Gallinger. Albert Whitman and Company, Morton Grove, Illinois, 1999.

Lee, Jeanne. I Once Was a Monkey. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York,1999. 

Martell, Hazel Mary. Christianity: World of Beliefs. McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing, Columbus, Ohio, 2001.

Martin, Nancy. Religions of the World: Christianity. The Bookwright Press, New York, 1986. 

Morris, Neil. Islam: World of Beliefs. McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing, Columbus, Ohio, 2001.

Murphy, Claire Rudolph et. al. Daughters of the Desert: Stories of Remarkable Women from Christian, Jewish and Muslim Traditions. Skylight Paths Publishing, Woodstock, Vermont, 2003.

Osborne, Mary Pope. One World, Many Religions: The Ways We Worship. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1996. 

Qazi, Mahmoud Ahmad. Short Surahs: a Textbook for Elementary Level Quranic Studies. Library of Islam, Chicago, 1994.

Rumford, James. Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 2001. 

Senker, Cath. Judaism: World of Beliefs. McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing, Columbus, Ohio, 2001.

Sevastiades, Philemon. Religions of the World: I Am Protestant. PowerKids Press, New York., 1996. 

Sheppherd, Joseph. The Adventures of Goli and Kadjam: Guebe and the Toy Truck. Illustrated by Susan Reed. George Ronald, Oxford, U.K., 1987. (Bahai)

Sheppherd, Joseph. The Adventures of Goli and Kadjam: Mama Buzurg is Coming. Illustrated by Susan Reed. George Ronald, Oxford, U.K., 1986. (Bahai)   

Snelling, John. Religions of the World: Buddhism. The Bookwright Press, New York, 1986.

Stevenson, Don. The Wonderlamp.  (Bahai) 

Westfield, N. Lynne. All Quite Beautiful. Illustrated by Gloria Ortiz Hernandez. Friendship Press, New York.

Winchester, Faith.  Muslim Holidays. Bridgestone Books, Mankato, MN, 1996. 

Videos, CDs and Cassettes

Ballingham, Pamala. Earth Mother Lullabies from Around the World, Vol. 1. Earth Mother Productions, Tucson, AZ, 1984.

Ballingham, Pamala. Earth Mother Lullabies from Around the World, Vol. 2. Earth Mother Productions, Tucson, AZ, 1984. 

Ballingham, Pamala. Earth Mother Lullabies from Around the World, Vol. 3. Earth Mother Productions, Tucson, AZ, 1984.

Caduto, Michael. All One Earth: Songs for the Generations. (CD) Luna Blu, Norwich, VT, 1994. 

Music for Little People. A Child's Celebration of the World. (CD) Various Artists. Redway, CA, 1998.

A Family in . . . Series 

Jacobsen, Peter Otto and P. Kristensen. A Family in Central America. Bookwright Press, New York, 1986.

Jacobsen, Peter Otto and P. Kristensen. A Family in China. Bookwright Press, New York, 1986. 

Jacobsen, Peter Otto and P. Kristensen. A Family in Columbia. Bookwright Press, New York, 1986.

Jacobsen, Peter Otto and P. Kristensen. A Family in Greenland. Bookwright Press, New York, 1986. 

Jacobsen, Peter Otto and P. Kristensen. A Family in Hawaii. Bookwright Press, New York, 1986.

Jacobsen, Peter Otto and P. Kristensen. A Family in Thailand. Bookwright Press, New York, 1986. 

St. John, Jetty. A Family in Chile. Lerner Publications Co., Minneapolis, MN, 1986.

Yu Ling. A Family in Taiwan. Lerner Publications Co., Minneapolis, MN, 1990. 

Count Your Way . . . Series

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through China. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1987. 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Gernany. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1990.

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through India. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1990. 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Israel. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1990.

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Japan. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1987. 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Korea. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1989.

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Mexico. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1989. 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Russia. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1987.

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through the Arab World. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, 1987. 

Take a Trip to . . . Series

Griffiths, John. Take a Trip to Puerto Rico. Franklin Watts, New York, 1989. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Argentina. Franklin Watts, New York, 1984.

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Belgium. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Central America. Franklin Watts, New York, 1985.

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Czechoslovakia. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Ethiopia. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986.

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Finland. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Hungary. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986.

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Kenya. Franklin Watts, New York, 1985. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Philippines. Franklin Watts, New York, 1985.

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Portugal. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to South Korea. Franklin Watts, New York, 1985.

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Thailand. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986. 

Lye, Keith. Take a Trip to Wales. Franklin Watts, New York, 1986.

Look What Came From . . . Series 

Davis, Kevin. Look What Came From England.  Franklin Watts, New York, 1999.

Davis, Kevin. Look What Came From Greece.  Franklin Watts, New York, 1999. 

Davis, Kevin. Look What Came From the United States.  Franklin Watts, New York, 1999.

Harvey, Miles. Look What Came From France.  Franklin Watts, New York, 1999. 

Harvey, Miles. Look What Came From India.  Franklin Watts, New York, 1999.