Garden of Dreams
, by Richard Wainwright, Family Life Pub., 1994.
This is a multicultural story of a boys dream to improve his neighborhood. The story lends many insights to understanding the problems of growing up in a racially diverse neighborhood.
, by Irene Smalls, Longmeadow Press, 1995.
This is a story of an African tribe called the Ebos and their resistance to slavery in America.
Armien’s Fishing Trip
, by Catherine Stock, Morrow Junior Books, 1990.
This is a story of False Bay in South Africa. Two hundred years ago it was settled by Europeans, Filipinos and freed slaves from Malaya and Java. In 1967 it was declared a “white” area by the South African government. This is a story of that struggle written on a third grade reading level.
Children of the Sun
, by Jan Carew, Little, Brown and Company, 1980.
This is an African folktale which teaches values of compassion which we should all live by.
Children Just Like Me
, by Barnabas and Anabel Kindersley, D.K. Publishing, 1995.
This is a picture atlas showing children from all over the world.
Jenny of the Tetons
, by Kristiana Gregory, Gulliver Books Inc., 1989
This is a story of how European settlers find common ground and friendship with Native Americans in the Teton Mountains.