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World Cultures


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How My Parents Learned to Eat
How My Parents Learned to Eat
by Ina Friedman
About the Author
Allen Say was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1937. He dreamed of becoming a cartoonist from the age of six, and, at age twelve, apprenticed himself to his favorite cartoonist, Noro Shinpei. For the next four years, Say learned to draw and paint under the... (read more)

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Everybody Cooks Rice (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
Everybody Cooks Rice (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
by Norah Dooley
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A child is sent to find a younger brother at dinnertime and is introduced to a variety of cultures through encountering the many different ways rice is prepared at the different households visited.... (read more)

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My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
by Margriet Ruurs
Publisher Comments
Do you get books from a public library in your town or even in your school library? In many remote areas of the world, there are no library buildings. In many countries, books are delivered in unusual way: by bus, boat, elephant, donkey, train, even by... (read more)

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Maps
Maps
by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
Staff Pick
I am obsessed with this book; I have spent hours poring over all of the maps. The authors include all sorts of information on various countries from around the world: historical events and people, landmarks, traditional food and dress, wildlife, and more... (read more)

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Little Humans
Little Humans
by Brandon Stanton
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Street photographer and storyteller extraordinaire Brandon Stanton is the creator of the wildly popular blog "Humans of New York." He is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Humans of New York. To create Little Humans, a 40-page... (read more)

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Torina's World: A Child's Life in Madagascar
Torina's World: A Child's Life in Madagascar
by Joni Kabana
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"It is remarkable to see such an important message of appreciation and concern for others elicited in such a simple, yet impacting, manner."... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents Paris: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents Paris)
Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents Paris: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents Paris)
by Lonely Planet
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Introducing Lonely Planet's brand new Not for Parents series! This is not a guidebook. And it is definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real, inside story about one of the world's most famous cities - Paris. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales... (read more)

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The Dead Family Diaz
The Dead Family Diaz
by P. J. Bracegirdle
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A fresh, funny take on the Day of the Dead that's packed with kid appeal! Every skeleton in the Land of the Dead is excited to celebrate el Día de los Muertos with the Living. But not Angelito. His big sister has told him all about their... (read more)

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This Is Paris
This Is Paris
by Miroslav Sasek
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All the latest titles from M. Sasek's beloved and nostalgic children's travel series, now in one convenient ISBN. These facsimile editions of M. Sasek's beloved classic books from the 1960s are still timely and current in every way.  The brilliant... (read more)

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This Is New York
This Is New York
by Miroslav Sasek
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and#160; When a group of students wins a trip to New York City, accompanied by their teacher, they arenand#8217;t sure where to start. Soon enough, theyand#8217;re roaming the city, from the Statue of Liberty to Times Square, from Chinatown to Central... (read more)

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A Cool Drink of Water
A Cool Drink of Water
by Barbara Kerley
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A Cool Drink of Water (PB)... (read more)

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What the Rat Told Me
What the Rat Told Me
by Marie Sellier
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Nina and her father live in a beautiful riding school famous for their Lippizaners--precious, rare performing horses.  Nina loves the horses that her father looks after, but she also loves Zelda, one of the old carriage horses who she sneaks... (read more)

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Vacation
Vacation
by Pierre Yves Njeng
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School is out. Now it's time for Nweb's vacation. He should be excited, but instead he's worried. This year Nweb's family has decided to leave the city and vacation in the village of his grandparents. Nweb has never been to the village. He doesn't know... (read more)

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Walk This World
Walk This World
by Jenny Broom
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M Is for Mexico (World Alphabets)
M Is for Mexico (World Alphabets)
by Flor De Mara Cordero
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In this photographic alphabet, Flor de María Cordero introduces young readers to the culture of Mexico. Ranging from food and drink to the lively celebrations during the Festival of the Dead, this book focuses on both city and country life... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents New York: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents New York)
Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents New York: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents New York)
by Klay Lamprell
Publisher Comments
Introducing Lonely Planet's brand new Not for Parents series! This is not a guidebook. And it's definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world's most famous cities -- New York. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales... (read more)

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Preening, Painting, and Piercing: Body Art (Culture in Action)
Preening, Painting, and Piercing: Body Art (Culture in Action)
by John Bliss
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The title discusses various forms of body art.... (read more)

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Funerals (Rites of Passage)
Funerals (Rites of Passage)
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What is sitting shivah? Who celebrates the Day of the Dead? Why do Sikhs share a meal after a funeral? This book looks at different funeral traditions from burials to cremations. The Hindu and Buddhist belief of reincarnation is discussed. A variety of... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents The Travel Book (Lonely Planet Not for Parents Travel Book)
Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents The Travel Book (Lonely Planet Not for Parents Travel Book)
by Lonely Planet
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Introducing Lonely Planet's brand new Not for Parents series! This is not a guidebook. And it is definitely 'not-for-parents'. Cool stuff to know about every country in the world. Everyone knows the world's highest mountain, but do you know which country... (read more)

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Africa for Kids: Exploring a Vibrant Continent (For Kids)
Africa for Kids: Exploring a Vibrant Continent (For Kids)
by Harvey Croze
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"An in-depth look at indigenous animal behavior."  —Curriculum... (read more)

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