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Cultural Diversity/General : By Author : t


Books

Grandfather Tang's Story

By: Ann Tompert
illustrated by: Robert Andrew Parker

This folktale told using ancient Chinese puzzles and watercolor illustrations has been beloved for over twenty-five years!When Little Soo asks for a story, Grandfather Tang arranges the tangram pieces...

Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

By: Laurie Ann Thompson
illustrated by: Sean Qualls

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable. Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed...

The Secret of Gumbo Grove

By: Eleanora Tate

Raisin Stackhouse doesn't mind doing odd jobs for old Miss Effie Pfluggins, but when Miss Effie talks her into cleaning up the old church cemetery, she has no idea what trouble she might dig up. Mama says...


All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown

By: Sydney Taylor

Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books will enjoy a citified version as Sydney Taylor gives a charming glimpse at a time when daily life was very different, but family and faith were...

The Lily Pond

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

A Mildred L. Batchelder Honor Book and an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book, The Lily Pond continues the story of two Jewish sisters who left Austria during WWII/Holocaust and found refuge in...

Grandfather Tang's Story

By: Ann Tompert
illustrated by: Robert Andrew Parker

This folktale told using ancient Chinese puzzles and watercolor illustrations has been beloved for over twenty-five years!When Little Soo asks for a story, Grandfather Tang arranges the tangram pieces...


The Cay

By: Theodore Taylor

For fans of Hatchet and Island of the Blue Dolphins comes Theodore Taylor’s classic bestseller and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award winner, The Cay.   Phillip is excited when the Germans invade...


Resources

A Faraway Island

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

BOOK TALK
The streets of Vienna are swarming with Nazi soldiers and Jewish families aren't safe. Stephie and Nellie Steiner are sent to Sweden to await their parents' escape to Amsterdam, where they...