Acceptance of diversity encourages children to appreciate and respect differences in others. Our books share stories involving differing abilities and children around the world as well as multi-cultural and bilingual books.
3 years & up. Based on a true story. Join a young boy and his father on an journey from Mexico to the United States. They'll need courage to cross the border -- la frontera -- and to make a home for themselves in a new land. This story of perseverance is told in Spanish and English. Includes facts about Alfredo's story and other stories like his around the world to help parents and educators talk with children about immigration, resilience, empathy and belonging. Hardcover. 48 pages.
6 years & up. Chandra and Deena's family have a smoky oil lamp at home, which makes their baby brother cough. One day at the market, the sisters spot a man selling lamps that are powered by the sun -- and would be healthier for their brother! How will they afford to buy one of the "magic" lamps? Book includes facts about Nepal and instructions for making a solar-powered oven. Paperback. 40 pages.
4 yrs. & up. On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone he sees to a pancake dinner. How will Mama Panya ever feed them all? This story about Kenyan village life teaches the importance of sharing, even when someone has little to give. Paperback. 40 pages.
4 years & up. Even children have obstacles to overcome and this book set is actually honest, light, and direct. With issues ranging from asthma, diabetes, autism, Down's syndrome, handicapped, blind and poor eyesight. Each book has a desire for all children to learn and play, and to be accepted for themselves as other children are.
3 years & up. Ideal for classrooms, this economical set combines 7 diverse titles for a range of cultural classroom experiences. Titles included: Not Yet Yvette, Abuela's Weave, Baseball Saved Us, We Are A Rainbow, Jamaica and Brianna, The Seven Chinese Brothers, and Jamaica Louise James. Paperback. Set of 7 books.
3 years & up. These books have brilliant photograph images that present a picture of global diversity, tolerance, and joy through each book. Each book exposes children to diverse cultures around the world and in their own community. In this way, the books teach children to respect differences as well as appreciate the values and ties that bind us together as human beings. Global Fund for Children books integrate children's perspectives, present positive images of children, and help to raise… More »
3 years & up. Celebrate the diverse family groups that make up our world! Positive, clear text helps emergent readers understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Set of 4 books.
3 years & up. Explore the role that the ears, eyes, nose, and other important parts play in a healthy human body. Bright, full-color photographs and helpful labels complement the text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Includes a diagram, picture glossary, and index.
Cuddly, colorful teddy bears teach new words to children - and they do it in two languages! Ten titles give children an early start to learning a foreign language while they are learning their own. The left-hand page gives picture-caption word in English and the right-hand page gives the Spanish equivalent. Paperback.
3 years & up. Expand your book collection with these Spanish titles. These books vary from very simplistic to more of a story line. They are all perfect books to read to your class if they are learning Spanish or if you already speak Spanish with children to incorporate the language into their reading. Set of 6 books.
3 years & up. This book set features traditional stories teachers are already familiar with written in Spanish. Ideal to incorporate the language into your classroom or perfect for children that are already speaking Spanish. Set of 6 books.
This round-the-world photographic book set introduces young children to the concept of the world's people, the places they live, and how they work and play. Each book tours the globe to develop a strong interest in cultures and ethnic heritage while showing differences in young children.
As Carrie looks for her brother to fetch him home for dinner, she tastes a little of her neighbors' delicious meals ? Haitian, Vietnamese, Puerto Rican, Indian, and more ? and finds they all cook rice. Recipes are included.