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Cross Group 11
"In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during WWII--the only enemy ever to do so--and comes back 20 years later to apologize."--Provided by publisher
Julie trains to earn her next Kung Fu belt, but learns valuable lessons from her teacher's master and a fellow student along her journey.--Provided by publisher
Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.
Amy loves being famous. When a new girl threatens her spotlight, Amy gets jealous--until she discovers that friendship can be better than fame.--adapted from cover description
Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but when the scene comes to life and gets out of control, she helps him escape
Why Are People Different Colors? provides the perfect platform to explore family issues and questions that children have as they grow up and try to make sense of the world around them. Each fully-illustrated spread poses questions around the theme of identity and diversity, helping children to understand different ethnic structures, cultures, and ages and generations. Explanations and advice for parents and carers to help guide and inform their child have been compiled by two child psychologists. --Publisher
"Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup, with wonton. But don't tell Bubbe and Nai Nai that their soups are the same!"-- Provided by publisher
With help from Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, Anu finds a way to cope with going to a new school, living in a new home, and even dealing with the mischievous ghosts in her closet
Three children from Somalia, Guatemala, and Korea struggle to adjust to their new home and school in the United States
After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, her new classmates help her decide what her name should be