Our intention is to acquire and make available ALL picture books featuring indigenous people and people of color published in the U.S. since 2002, including reprints. Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL recommendation. See our related readings page for suggested links for evaluating books.
"A glorious array of Allah's never-ending bounties, evoking a child's feeling of gratitude for everything Allah has given--from iman and knowledge, to family and health, from animals and nature, to food and life itself"- - Back cover
An introduction to the world's diversity follows the journeys of a young boy who visits friends in thirteen different countries and explores their respective cultures, languages, foods, geography, wildlife, and landmarks
Take a trip around the world, meet children from lots of different places and peek into their lives. In this story about friendship across nations and cultures, one small child visits nine different countries to find a friend -- and ends up being friends with ALL the children he meets. Along the way he discovers how children live in other countries and the things they enjoy doing, learning both how their lives are different and how many of the things children enjoy throughout the world are the same. The countries featured are Brazil, China, Russia, Kenya, the Netherlands, Sweden, Japan, Morocco, and the United States
"Messages of love between children and adults are framed in the language of the natural world spanning different cultures and all seven continents. Includes map and Author's Note"--|cProvided by publisher