Celebrate diversity! Use this guide to learn about all of the cultures of the world and teach an appreciation & acceptance of multiple cultures to children of all ages.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
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Provides information on the countries of the world, as well as the 50 states, including profiles of daily life and culture, lifestyles and statistics.
- Mango Languages
Learn over 30 different languages, including Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and English as a Second Language (ESL).
A Life Like Mine: How Children Live Around the World
Call Number: 305.23 LIF (Juvenile Non-Fiction)
Looks at what life is like for children of different countries and how each child can fulfill his or her hopes and ambitions no matter how little or much their human rights are infringed.
Learning How to Appreciate Differences
Call Number: 179.9 KEN (Juvenile Non-Fiction)
Discusses how to appreciate differences in people, emphasizing the importance of following your interests, deciding what you like, standing up for yourself, and appreciating others.
I Am Different: Can You Find Me?
Call Number: 370.117 PAD (Juvenile Non-Fiction)
Each page includes a brightly colored picture puzzle image with one item differing from the others, accompanied by the question "Can you find me?" in 16 different languages.
Having been excluded from a party because his spots make him different, Spotty the bunny runs away from home.
The Little Bit Scary People
Some people are a little bit strange or a little too loud, and just a little bit scary. But I bet, if you knew them, and knew their favorite things, you'd think that maybe, (probably) most people aren't so scary after all.
In Sydney & Morocco, two boys and their families have a day of shopping. Readers are invited to compare illustrations in two wordless stories.
A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages.
Thank You World
Eight children from eight different countries express their thanks for many special things including the sun that colors the sky, breezes that lift kites, clouds that paint cotton pictures and send rain, and sparkling stars that "shine like Mommy's eyes."
Cultures of the World (series)
Provides information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of various countries around the world.
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