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Mighty mommies and their amazing jobs!

2017

by Donald Jacobsen and Graham Evans

"'Mighty Mommies and Their Amazing Jobs!' is an engaging and easy-to-read book for children that teaches about various STEM & STEAM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). This book is packed with colorful illustrations and creative descriptions that will pique the interest of kids around ages two to eight. 'Mighty Mommies' features women in STEM / STEAM careers, which works both to encourage young girls to pursue those careers, and also challenges gender stereotypes in the STEM fields"--Back cover

Any Child

Birthdays around the world

2017

by Margriet Ruurs and Ashley Barron

"Every child in the world has a birthday. But how children celebrate this occasion depends on where they live. In this latest addition to the Around the World series, award -winning author Margriet Ruurs explores the fascinating ways that children experience birthdays. You'll meet fourteen kids from different countries, each celebrating a birthday according to their local traditions. Bram from Belgium never gets to sleep in on his birthday - his family wakes him up by clanging pots and pans. For Ninoshka in India, it's important to give thanks to the Hindu gods and share sweets with her classmates. And some kids don't celebrate their birthdays at all. Instead, Phúc Khang in Vietnam celebrates Tet, when everyone in the country turns one year older. A world map that pinpoints the countries in the book, a Note to Parents and Teachers with interactive activities and a glossary of foreign words and phrases help to enrich the reading experience. Based on interviews with real people from each country, Birthdays Around the World is an invitation to experience a different culture, think about your own birthday celebrations and even learn how to say "Happy Birthday" in another language (like Hawaiian: "Hau oli la hanau" [ho-O- lee LA HA-now])!"--|cProvided by publisher

Race/Culture Concepts

Sydney word by word

2016

by Sonny Day and Biddy Maroney

"Word by word, sound by sound, sight by familiar sight, this is a book that evokes the spirit of Sydney, Australia. Open it anywhere for a taste of Sydney's iconic landmarks and hidden gems, and to soak up the vibrant Sydney atmosphere, page by page. No ordinary word-book, and no ordinary city guide, Sydney Word by Word is the celebration of a city, created by two people who live and work in the heart of it"--Publisher's website

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