A Rainbow of Friends.
Ideals Children’s Books. Nashville, Tenn. 1994.
A story in verse about how all friends are special and valuable regardless of differences or difficulties.
Freya’s Fantastic Surprise.
Scholastic, Inc. New York. 1988.
Jealous of the big surprise her friend, Miriam has told everyone at school, Freya begins inventing one fantastic surprise after another for their school’s news time until her mother supplies her with a real surprise to announce.
Patrick and Ted.
Four Winds Press. New York. 1984.
Best friends, Patrick and Ted find their relationship strained when Ted goes away for the summer and Patrick finds other activities and friends to occupy his time.
Philomei Books. New York. 1996.
During the summer of 1957 when both their dogs are poisoned, 12 year old Jeff must come to terms with his Jewish identify and with his best friend’s brutality and prejudice.
Come Home With Me: A Multicultural Treasure Hunt
. The New Press. New York. 1994.
Colorful pages full of information about the lives of African Americans, Irish-Americans, Latino, and Cambodians communities plus a glossary of new terms that help make the foreign more familiar and the familiar more fun.
Carla and Annie.
New York. Dial Books. 1991.
Carl is Black. Annie is White. A controversial remark leads Carla to learn an important lesson about her African American Heritage. This sensitive story is the perfect tool for explaining racial differences to young children.
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
. Boston. Houghton-Mifflin. 1985.
Collection from people near Zimbabwe almost 100 years ago and later adopted, this modern fable is about Mufaro, his nice daughter, Nyasha, and his selfish daughter, Mayara.