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.
When Francisco, a young Mexican American boy, tries to help his grandfather find work, he discovers that even though the old man cannot speak English, he has something even more valuable to teach Francisco. Paperback.
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.
Everyone lives on this earth together and finding peace and pleasure is important for everyone to live happily. This book has real photos showing people from around the world in many situations that illustrate that they do the same type of things that we do day in and day out.
Delightful rhymes along with rich watercolor illustrations take the reader on a journey of discovery. Each page portrays positive images of children with various disabilities. Winner of an iParenting Media Award, this book illustrates that beyond our physical limitations is a world of unique gifts for each of us to share. Teachers and parents love to read this book aloud to promote understanding and tolerance at school and at home. The detailed artwork attracts children of all ages. Hardback. 32 pages.
18 months & up. Children will learn about diversity with this board book set. They will learn about the similarities and differences between themselves and other children of the world. Set of four books.
The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. Rich with personal stories and stunning photographs, this book includes the traditions and emphasizes the importance of diversity. Hardcover. 88 pages.
During Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate legends and stories. Enriched by personal stories and spiced with festive recipes bring to life the holiday's traditions, food and rituals and take you on a journey to see how this festival is celebrated around the world. Hardcover. 96 pages.
This book tells the story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American woman who worked as a mathematician for NASA. During the space race Katherine helped Apollo 13 return home safely from space. Hardcover. 40 pages.
2 years & up. Cuddly, colorful teddy bears teach new words to children - and they do it in two languages! Nine 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. Set of 5.
I am black, I am unique, I am the creamy white frost in vanilla ice cream, and the milky smooth brown in a chocolate bar . . . using simple poetic language and stunning photographs, this is a remarkable book of affirmation for African-American children. Photographic portraits and striking descriptions of varied skin tones, hair texture, and eye color convey a strong sense of pride in a unique heritage. Board book. 24 pages.
With brilliantly-colored marker illustrations, "A Rainbow of Friends" demonstrates the timeless lesson of acceptance of others. This heartwarming book explains that each person is unique and adds immensely to the lives of others. Hallinan's verses encourage children to respect the disabled, to help those in trouble, and to reach out to the people around them. Full color.