Reading the World for Children

READING THE WORLD FOR CHILDREN

 

While we won't be organizing book discussions for children as part of our 2020 Reading the World series, we wanted to provide a beginning list for those wishing to read the world through picture books. (Scroll down for more information on each book, as well as ordering information.)

 

GLOBAL. Adventures to School by Miranda & Baptiste Paul

CAMEROON.  I Am Farmer by Miranda Paul

NATIVE AMERICAN.  Encounter by Brittany Luby

MEXICO   Luca’s Bridge by Mariana Llanos

MIDDLE EAST.  Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour

NIGERIA.  Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora

INDIA. The Closet Ghosts by Uma Krishnaswami

ISRAEL.  Snow in Jerusalem by Deborah Da Costa

IRAN   The Girl with the Brave Heart by Rita Jahanfouz

BRAZIL.  The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

COLOMBIA.  Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown

JAPAN.  Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein

CHINA.  Ruby’s Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges

Adventures to School: Real-Life Journeys of Students from Around the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499806656
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: little bee books - May 1st, 2018

I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781512449143
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - February 5th, 2019

Encounter Cover Image
By Brittany Luby, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316449182
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Luca's Bridge/El Puente de Luca Cover Image
By Mariana Llanos, Anna López Real (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780998799957
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penny Candy Books - April 16th, 2019

Lubna and Pebble Cover Image
By Wendy Meddour, Daniel Egnéus (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554165
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Published: Dial Books - March 5th, 2019

Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431248
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018

The Closet Ghosts Cover Image
By Uma Krishnaswami, Shiraaz Bhabha (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780892392087
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Children's Book Press (CA) - April 1st, 2013

Snow in Jerusalem Cover Image
By Deborah Da Costa, Ying-Hwa Hu (Illustrator), Cornelius Van Wright (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780807575253
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2008

The Girl with a Brave Heart PB Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781846869310
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Barefoot Books - March 1st, 2013

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152005207
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 15th, 1990

Waiting for the Biblioburro Cover Image
By Monica Brown, John Parra (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781582463537
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tricycle Press - August 9th, 2011

Wabi Sabi Cover Image
By Mark Reibstein, Ed Young (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316118255
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2008

Ruby's Wish Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452145693
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - August 4th, 2015