Multicultural Kids Books

Collection by DC Public Library


This board features books for children that are either bilingual and/or introduce children to other cultures and countries. I will include picture books and chapter books on this board. Some of the picture books will be well suited to a multicultural storytime and some will be well suited for one on one reading between a parent and a child.

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  American Poetry, Poetry Collection, Writing Poetry, Chapter Books, African American History, Children, Kids, Young Children, Young Children

African American Poetry for Children | District Library

The triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience are discussed in these illustrated poetry collections. Studies show that reading and writing poetry helps children develop vocabulary, phonetic awareness and an ability to talk constructively about their feelings. Please see the Library's Black Studies database collection to find additional information about African American history. Finally, the selected titles are just a sample of the African American children’s poetry books…

  Racial Diversity, Racial Equality, Cultural Diversity, Diversity In The Classroom, Multicultural Classroom, Cultural Identity, Teaching Kids, Creative Teaching, Kids

Anti-Racism For Kids 101: Starting To Talk About Race - Books For Littles

Books to help kids to unpack racial bias so they can hear how ridiculous it sounds, think about where it comes from, and realize how it develops.

The sandwich swap / by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah ; with Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrations by Tricia Tusa. Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Guided Reading, Mighty Girl, Mentor Texts, Thinking Day, Visible Thinking, Social Thinking, Character Education

The sandwich swap / by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah with Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrated by Tricia Tusa.

The Sandwich Swap

A Place Where Sunflowers Grow Cover. Inspired by her family’s experiences, author Amy Lee-Tai has crafted a story rooted in one of America’s most shameful historical episodes—the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Great Books, My Books, Japanese American, Asian American, American Girls, Amy Lee, Children's Picture Books, Children's Literature, American Literature

A place where sunflowers grow = Sabaku ni saita himawari / story, Amy Lee-Tai ; illustrations, Felicia Hoshino ; [Japanese translation, Marc Akio Lee].

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Hola, como estas? / escrito por Kim Mitzo Thompson ; ilustrado por Sharon Holm ; traducido por Carol A. Trexler ; la musica por Hal Wright = Hello, how are you? / written by Kim Mitzo Thompson ; illustrated by Sharon Holm ; translated by Carol A. Trexler ; music by Hal Wright.

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 Habia una vez: Cuentos tradicionales latinoamericanos/Once Upon A Time: Traditional Latin American Tales. Rayo, Classics of Latin American lore presented in delightful bilingual versions with illustrations by Raul Colon. Spanish Teacher, Spanish Classroom, Teaching Spanish, Music Games, Once Upon A Time, Teaching Portfolio, University Of Dayton, Traditional Tales, Cool Books

Once upon a time : traditional Latin American tales = Había una vez : cuentos tradicionales latinoamericanos / by Rueben Martínez ; illustrated by Raúl Colón ; translated by David Unger.

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The Hardcover of the Muu, Moo!: Rimas de Animales/Animal Nursery Rhymes by Alma Flor Ada, Vivi Escriva, F. Dual Language, Spanish Language, Foreign Language, Learning For Life, Nursery Rhymes, Animal Nursery, Cool Books, Big Books, Spanish English

¡Muu, moo! : rimas de animales = animal nursery rhymes / selected by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy ; English versions by Rosalma Zubizarreta ; illustrated by Viví Escrivá.

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Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah Kitten By Daniel Manus Pinkwater, Literatura dziecięca Sneaky Cat, Beautiful Chickens, New Children's Books, Strange Places, Happy Hanukkah, Holiday Pictures, Festival Lights, Book Themes, Read Aloud

Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah kitten / by Daniel Pinkwater ; illustrated by Jill Pinkwater.

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I Lost A Tooth in Africa (Book) : Diakité, Penda : While visiting her father's family in Mali, a young girl loses a tooth, places it under a calabash, and receives a hen and a rooster from the African Tooth Fairy. Great Books, My Books, Lost, Reading Rainbow, Losing Her, Book Recommendations, Books Online, Childrens Books, This Book

I lost my tooth in Africa / by Penda Diakité ; illustrated by Baba Wagué Diakité.

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Read "Opuestos Mexican Folk Art Opposites in English and Spanish" by Cynthia Weill available from Rakuten Kobo. "Direct and charming."**—**Publishers Weekly Cynthia Weill’s book of Mexican folk art teaches kids about opposites in Sp. Hispanic Heritage Month, Spanish English, Day Book, Art Series, Child Day, Mexican Folk Art, Teaching Spanish, Elementary Art, Elementary Spanish

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Korean Nursery Rhymes: Wild Geese, Land of Goblins and other Favorite Songs and Rhymes [Korean-English] Audio CD Included]: Danielle Wright, Helen Acraman,… Korean English, Kids Singing, Audio, Korean Language, Elementary Music, Music Classroom, Music Education, Nursery Rhymes, Childrens Books

Korean nursery rhymes : Wild geese, Land of goblins and other favorite songs and rhymes / Danielle Wright ; illustrated by Helen Acraman.

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