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Cultural Diversity/General : By Author : r


Books

The Mitten String

By: Jennifer Rosner
illustrted by: Kristina Swarner

An original Jewish folktale about a girl who knits, a deaf woman, and a piece of blue yarn.        When her family invites a deaf woman and her baby to stay, Ruthie,...

I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II

By: Marisabina Russo
illustrated by: Marisabina Russo

What was it like to grow up Jewish in Italy during World War II? Sit with a little girl as her grandmother tells the story of her childhood in Rome, of being separated from her father, and of going into...

The Prince Who Ran Away

By: Anne Rockwell
illustrated by: Fahimeh Amiri

On a night more than two thousand years ago, a prince was born in India. He could have been the most powerful rajah in all the world. But instead, the prince chose to become a common beggar, seeking a...


AUNT HARRIET'S UNDERGROUND RAI

By: Faith Ringgold

Talking to Faith Ringgold

By: Freeman; Faith Ringgold

In her own words, here is a conversational account of Faith Ringgold's life and work--in an innovative, interactive format. Presented in short sections, such as "Introducing Myself," "Growing...

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky

By: Faith Ringgold

Illus. in full color. Cassie, who flew above New York in Tar Beach, soars into the sky once more. This time, she and her brother Be Be meet a train full of people, and Be Be joins them. But the train departs...


The Very Best Hanukkah Gift

By: Joanne Rocklin

Hanukkah is here at last, and Daniel Bloom couldn’t be more excited. It’s time for candle lighting and storytelling and presents. Time for chocolate gelt and dreidel games and . . . green latkes?...

I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II

By: Marisabina Russo
illustrated by: Marisabina Russo

What was it like to grow up Jewish in Italy during World War II? Sit with a little girl as her grandmother tells the story of her childhood in Rome, of being separated from her father, and of going into...

Cures for Heartbreak

By: Margo Raab

"IF SHE DIES, I'll die," are the words 15-year-old Mia Perlman writes in her journal the night her mother is diagnosed with cancer. Nine days later, Mia's mother is dead, and Mia, her older sister,...