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Compiled through skilled librarians, throughout Cultures introduces you to greater than four hundred fresh fiction and nonfiction multicultural assets for preschool via grade 6 and encourages you to make literature approximately variety an essential component of your application of guide. prepared in thematic groupings (Identity and Self-Image, friends and family, Traditions, Exploring the prior in varied groups, for example), this vigorous quantity hyperlinks varied peoples, issues, and concerns. It offers either annotations and useful suggestion on programming concepts. Connections are made to tasks, photo organizers, and actions.

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Eve Bunting’s Jin Woo tells a similar story. In this book, the first adopted child, David (who is depicted as Caucasian), is apprehensive about the arrival of the baby boy from Korea. Like Antonia, David adjusts to his changing family situation. In Allison, the focus of the story is on how Allison, an Asian child, adjusts to being adopted by parents from another culture. How I Was Adopted: Samantha’s Story and We Wanted You are reassuring books about loving families who have chosen to adopt. 75 Bunting, Eve ✶ Jin Woo Illus.

Lowji is intrepid and curious. He follows footprints and handprints hoping to find a friend. Lowji is resourceful. He finds a way to get his landlady, Mrs. Crisp, to allow him to have pets— including goats! 34 ✶ EXPLORING CHARACTER 65 Fleming, Candace ✶ Lowji Discovers America Atheneum, 2005 ✶ 0-689-86299-7 INDIAN AMERICAN ✶ GRADES 3–6 Lowji Sanjana and his family have left their home in Bombay and settled in Hamlet, Illinois, where Lowji’s mother will work at Ace Computers. Lowji’s father, who was a gourmet chef in India, does not expect to find work right away.

There are Noodles, Oranges, and Steamed Dumplings for the celebration. Z for Zodiac concludes the alphabet. Additional information, including a recipe for New Year’s Dumpling Delight, follows the text. 41 Elya, Susan Middleton ✶ F Is for Fiesta Illus. by G. Brian Karas ✶ Putnam, 2006 ✶ 0-399-24225-2 HISPANIC ✶ GRADES PRESCHOOL–3 This book opens with a glossary of the Spanish words with their pronunciation and translation into English. For example: Abuela (ah Bweh lah) Grandma. An Author’s Note explains the Spanish alpha- IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, AND LEARNING ✶ 21 bet.

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