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Multicultural - picture books
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  Cover Art: Time to Pray Addasi, Maha
Time to Pray
When young Yasmin goes for a visit, her grandmother teaches her a Muslim's daily prayers, makes special prayer clothes, and gives a gift that will help Yasmin remember when to pray.
unpaged 2010
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: For You are a Kenyan Child Cunnane, Kelly
For You are a Kenyan Child
From rooster crow to bedtime, a Kenyan boy plays and visits neighbors all through his village, even though he is supposed to be watching his grandfather's cows.
2006
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Grandfather's Story Cloth = Yawg Daim Paj Ntaub Dab Neeg Gerdner, Linda
Grandfather's Story Cloth = Yawg Daim Paj Ntaub Dab Neeg
Ten-year-old Chersheng helps his beloved grandfather cope with his failing memory by showing him the story quilt Grandfather made after fleeing his homeland, Laos, during wartime.
31 p. 2008
Hmong Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Color of Home Hoffman, Mary
The Color of Home
Hassan, newly-arrived in the United States and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave.
32 p. 2002
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Take Me Out to the Yakyu Meshon, Aaron
Take Me Out to the Yakyu
A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.
unpaged 2013
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Little Treasures : Endearments from Around the World Ogburn, Jacqueline K.
Little Treasures : Endearments from Around the World
Shares terms of endearment for children in fourteen languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, and Hindi.
unpaged 2011
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Bee-bim Bop! Park, Linda Sue
Bee-bim Bop!
A child, eager for a favorite meal, helps with the shopping, food preparation, and table setting.
31 p. 2005
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: A New Year's Reunion Yu, Li-Qiong
A New Year's Reunion
Little Maomao's father works in faraway places and comes home just once a year, for Chinese New Year. At first Maomao barely recognizes him, but before long the family is happily making sticky rice balls, listening to firecrackers, and watching the dragon dance in the streets below.
unpaged 2011
Easy Picture Book
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