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A Land of Books
Tonatiuh, Duncan
Award-winning author-illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh sheds light on the significance of Aztec manuscripts and culture in his picture book A Land of Books.

A 2023 Pura Belpré Youth Illustration Honor Book

Our world, little brother, is an amoxtlalpan, a land of books....

Item No. 9781419749421
$19.99
Sky-Blue Bench
Rahman, Bahram

It's Afghan schoolgirl Aria's first day back at school since her accident. She's excited, but she's also worried about sitting on the hard floor all day with her new prosthetic "helper-leg."


Just as Aria feared, sitting on the floor is so uncomfortable that she can't...

Item No. 9781772782226
$18.95
Around the World in a Bathtub
Bradford, Wade
Explore bathing practices in different countries and cultures in this lively, colorful picture book.

From a hammam in Turkey to a maqii on the Alaskan tundra, this book shares the bath-time battle that happens every night around the world. "Yes, yes!" say the grown-ups, "No, no...

Item No. 9781580895446
$16.99
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions (Softcover)
Musgrove, Margaret
Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child's eye will be rewarded many times over.--Booklist. ALA Notable Book;...
Item No. 9780140546040
$8.99
At the Mountain's Base
Sorell, Traci
A family, separated by duty and distance, waits for a loved one to return home in this lyrical picture book celebrating the bonds of a Cherokee family and the bravery of history-making women pilots.

At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a...

Item No. 9780735230606
$18.99
At the Same Moment, Around the World
Perrin, Clotilde
Discover Benedict drinking hot chocolate in Paris, France; Mitko chasing the school bus in Sofia, Bulgaria; and Khanh having a little nap in Hanoi, Vietnam! Clotilde Perrin takes readers eastward from the Greenwich meridian, from day to night, with each page portraying one of (the original) 24 time...
Item No. 9781452122083
$17.99
Bracelets for Bina's Brothers
Larocca, Rajani
Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling!

For the Hindu holiday of Raksha Bandhan, Bina is determined to make beaded bracelets for her brothers all by herself. She finds out which colors her brothers like and dislike and sets to work. Working with her every-other-one...

Item No. 9781623541989
$6.99
Bringing in the New Year - Hardcover
Lin, Grace

Autographed for you by Grace Lin! Please leave any personalization requests in box below.

This exuberant story follows a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year. Each member of the family lends a hand as they sweep out the dust of the old year, hang decorations, and make dumplings. Then it's time to put on new clothes and celebrate with family and friends. There...
Item No. 9780375837456
$18.99
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Buffalo Bird Girl
Nelson, S D
A stunning picture book biography of a 19th-century Hidatsa woman, from award-winning author and illustrator S. D. Nelson, that "is a lovely and graceful introduction to a way of life that persists despite cultural obstacles and the march of time" (School Library Journal, Starred Review...
Item No. 9781419718380
$9.95
Carpet
Azaad, Dezh
This poignant story, about an Afghan refugee child and the family carpet that connects them to home, inspires readers to live and learn in love, not fear

We sip our tea and talk together,
Ruby cushions of goose feather.
The carpet is for sitting.

The Carpet...

Item No. 9781419763618
$18.99
Chandra's Magic Light: A Story in Nepal
Heine, Theresa
A heartwarming story set in Nepal of two resourceful sisters who bring the safety of solar-powered light to their family. This lyrical tale is brought to life with luminous acrylic artwork, and comes complete with seven pages of endnotes, including an illustrated map of Nepal, notes on Nepali daily...
Item No. 9781846868665
$8.99
Chia and the Fox Man

A beautifully illustrated Alaska Native story of a young boy and his encounter with the fabled Fox Man, and how doing the right thing isn't always easy but important in the end.

Life is hard for Chia. His village doesn't have enough food and every day there are many chores to do....

Item No. 9781513262673
$16.99
Chinese New Year Colors
Lo, Richard
This bilingual color concept book celebrates a rainbow of traditional objects seen during the Chinese New Year.

Hóng is the color of explosive firecrackers! Jīn is the hue of lucky coins. Zŏng is the shade of sweet peanut puffs. Welcome to the festivities of the...

Item No. 9780823443710
$18.99
Chinese New Year Colors (Softcover)
Lo, Richard
This bilingual color concept book celebrates a rainbow of traditional objects seen during the Chinese New Year.

Hóng is the color of explosive firecrackers! Jīn is the hue of lucky coins. Zŏng is the shade of sweet peanut puffs. Welcome to the festivities of the...

Item No. 9780823452422
$8.99
Chloe's Lunar New Year
Lamotte, Lily

Lily LaMotte, brilliant author of the graphic novel Measuring Up, an ALA Top Ten, has written her debut picture book about a special Lunar New Year feast. Perfect for fans of Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin and I Am Golden by Eva Chen.

...

Item No. 9780063076518
$18.99
Clear Sky Red Earth
Sienna Craig

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Clear Sky, Red Earth: A Himalayan Story is set in Nepal, deep in the Himalayan mountains on the border with Tibet. This long and detailed tale follows the life of Namsel, a young village girl who grows...

Item No. 9789993364320
$4.98
Crazy Horse's Vision
Bruchac, Joseph

Teacher's Choices, International Literacy Association (ILA)
Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

The true story of the great Sioux warrior who, as a young boy, defies tradition and seeks a vision on his own in hopes of saving his people.

Crazy Horse is...

Item No. 9781584302827
$12.95
Deep in the Sahara (Paperback)
Cunnane, Kelly
"Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination," declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

Lalla lives in the Muslim country of Mauritania, and more than anything, she wants to wear a malafa, the...

Item No. 9780525645665
$7.99
Do!
Ramesh Hengadi, Shantaram Dhadpe, Gita Wolf

The traditional Warli style of tribal art from western India is deceptively simple, yet very dynamic, almost like a series of fluid pictograms. People in Warli images are constantly on the move, always doing something. Taking a cue from this, each image in this book is a narrative built around a...

Item No. 9789383145164
$8.95
Fiesta
Tonatiuh, Duncan
Explore a world of colors in ¡Fiesta!, a vibrant, bilingual picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh.

A celebratory bilingual concept picture book, this book of colors features a street fiesta with green avocados, yellow tortillas, purple dance dresses,...

Item No. 9781419773303
$15.99
Fortune Cookie Fortunes (Paperback) - Autographed
Lin, Grace

Autographed for you by Grace Lin! Please leave any personalization requests in box below.


Crack, crack, crack! The cookies snap open and the family's fortunes are revealed. Mei Mei wants to know how hers will come true. Jie Jie scoffs--they never come true. But Pacy isn't so sure. As she waits and watches, she notices magical things happening in her family. Could the fortunes really be...
Item No. 9780440421924
$8.99
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Fry Bread : A Native American Family Story-AUTOGRAPHED

Signed copies now available!

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature...

Item No. 95278895
$18.99
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
Swamp, Chief Jake

Reading Rainbow Selection, PBS Kids
Editor's Choice, Booklist
Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

A traditional Iroquois celebration of the beauty and spirit of Mother Earth, as told by a contemporary Mohawk chief.

For as long as anyone can remember...

Item No. 9781880000540
$11.95
Grandma's Tipi
Nelson, S D
A young girl spends the summer at her grandmother's home on the Standing Rock Reservation in this heartwarming family story from acclaimed author-artist S. D. Nelson

Now that Clara is almost in third grade, she's finally old enough to spend her first summer away from home visiting her...

Item No. 9781419731921
$18.99
Harvest Days: Giving Thanks Around the World
Depalma, Kate
Explore harvest festivals from around the globe! Lyrical, rhyming text and lush, detailed artwork from Italian artist Martina Peluso immerse young readers in some of the most ancient traditions in the world. Nine pages of rich, educational endnotes dive deep with more information about the 12...
Item No. 9781646866267
$17.99