Saturday, August 9, 2014

Picture Books About Other Cultures

Afghanistan
Sky of Afghanistan, The (de Eulate/Wimmer)

Africa
No Set Country
          New Old Shoes (Blessing/Phillips)
          Village That Vanished, The (Grifalconi/Nelson)
          Water Hole Waiting (Kurtz & Kurtz/Christiansen) east African savavnnah

Refugees
          Color of Home, The (Hoffman/Littlewood) from Somalia
          My Name is Sangoel (Williams & Mohammed/Stock) refugee from Sudan

Eritrea
          Mangrove Tree, The (Roth & Trumbore)

Ghana
          Ananse and the Lizard (Cummings) folktale
          One Hen (Milway/Fernandes) Getting Involved/Making a Difference
          Spider Weaver, The (Musgrove/Cairns)

Kenya
           14 Cows for America (Deedy/Gonzalez)
           Beatrice's Dream (Williams/Stone) photo journal
           Chirchir is Singing (Cunnane/Dadly)
           Muktar and the Camels (Graber/Mack) also Somalia
           On a Road in Africa (Doner)
          Wangari's Trees of Peace (Winter) Wangari Matthai


Malawi
          Galimoto (Williams/Stock)

Mali
          Yatandou (Whelan/Sylvada)

Namibia
          Three Little Dassies (Brett)

Nigeria
          One Big Family: Sharing Life in an African Village (Onyefulu/photos)

Somalia
          Dhegdheer, A Scary Somali Folktale (Hassa/)Bowen)
          Muktar and the Camels (Graber/Mack) also Kenya
          Wiil Waal (Moriarty/Amir) foldtale

South Africa
          Elsina's Clouds (Winter)        
          Goal! (Javaherbin/Gord)
          Over the Green Hills (Isadora)
          What's Cooking, Jamela? (Daly)

Sudan
          Brothers in Hope (Williams/Christie)

Uganda
          Beatarice's Goat (McBrier/Lohstoeter)

Zimbabwe
          Gugu's House (Stock)

China
Gift, A (Chen)
Ling Cho and His Three Friends (Pacilio/Cook)
Lin Yi's Lantern (Williams/LaCombe)
Lucky New Year! (Man-Kong/Chung)
Pet Dragon, The (Niemann)
Shanghai Messenger (Cheng/Young)
Sparrow Girl  (Pennypacker/Tanaka)
Wishing Tree, The (Thong/McLennan)

England
Walk in London, A (Rubbino) contemporary LONDON

Bangladesh
Yasmin's Hammer (Malaspina/Ghayka)

Easter Island
Day the Stones Walked, The (Barron//Low)

Egypt
Clever Ali (Farmer/deMarcken) folk tale

Haiti
Hope for Haiti (Watson)

Holland
Boxes for Katje (Fleming) WWII 1947

India
In Andal's House (Whelan/Hall) 2013
Hope is a Girl Selling Fruit (Das) 2013
Sanyasin's First Day (ShankStock)

Iraq
Librarian of Basra (Winter)

Ireland
Finn McCool and the Great Fish (Bunting/Pullen) tall tale

Ireland, Northern
Walking to School (Bunting/Dooling)

Japan
Erika-San (Say)
Tsunami (Kajikawa/Young)

Jewish
Hanukkah
          Papa's Latke's (Edwards/Shuett)
Holocaust
          Benno and the Night of Broken Glass (Wiviott/Bisaillon)
          Let the Celebrations Begin! (Wild/Vivas)
          Secret Seder, The (Rappaport/McCully)
Just for Fun
          Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chicken (D. Pinkwater/ J. Pinkwater)
          Someone for Mr. Sussman (Polacco)
Passover
          Longest Night: A Passover Story (Snyder/Chien)
          The Passover (Ziefert/Gudeon)
          Secret Seder, The (Rappaport/McCully)
          Tale of Two Seders, A (Portnoy/Sis)
          Yankee at the Seder, The (Weber/Gustavson)
Purim
          Story of Queen Esther, The (Koralek/Holderness)
Shabbat
          Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to be Kosher (Snyder/Goldin)
          Shabbat Puppy, The (Kimmelman/Zollars)
Sukkot
          Shanghai Sukkah (Hyde/Tsong)
Tashlich
          Tashlich at Turtle Rock (Schnur & Schnur-Fishman/Steele-Morgan)
Tzedakah
          How Dalia Put a Big Yellow Comforter Inside a Tiny Blue Box (Heller//McQueen) TZEDAKAH

Mexico/Hispanic (unstated)
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay (Hood/Comport)
Bravest Flute, The  (Grifalconi) Maya
Carmen Learns English (Cox/Dominguez)
El Barrio (Chocolate/Diaz)
Gathering the Sun (Ada/Zubizaretta
Gift for Abuelita (Luenn/Chapman)
Julio's Magic (Dorros/Grifilconi)
Let's Go See Papa! (Schimel/Rivera)
Maya's Blanket / La Manta de Maya (Brown/Diaz)
Pablo's Tree (Mora/Lang)
What Can You Do With a Rebozo? (Tarfolla/Cordova)

Middle East - General or Unnamed
Four Feet, Two Sandals (Williams & Mohammed/Chayka)

Morocco
Storytellers, The (Lewin)

Muslim
My First Ramadan (Katz)
My Name is Bilal (Mobin-Uddin/Kiwok)
One Green Apple (Bunting/Lewin)
Party in Ramadan, A (Mobin-Uddin/Jacobsen)

Nepal
Kami and the Yaks (Stryer/Dobson)

Ukraine
Mitten, The (Aylesworth/McClintock)

Vietnam
Walking Stick, The (Trottier/Gravel)

Many Cultures
At the Same Moment, Around the World (Perrin)
Just Like You (Konrad/Wang)
We Planted a Tree (Muldrow/Staake)
Thank You World (McGinty/Halperin)

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