Ties That Bind
. Blackbirch Press, Inc.: Woodbridge, CT., 1996.
Emphasizes common bonds that run through every human culture.
Talking with Artists
. Bradbury Press: New York, 1992.
Fourteen distinguished picture book artists talk about their early art experiences, answer questions most frequently asked by children, and offer encouragement to those who would like to become artists.
de Paola, Tomie.
Watch Out for the Chicken Feet in Your Soup
. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1974.
Embarrassed to introduce his friend to his old-fashioned Italian grandmother, a young boy gains a new appreciation of her when he finds out how well she and his friend get along.
Garza, Carmen Lomas.
Family Pictures—Cuadros de familia
. Children’s Book Press: San Fransisco, CA., 1990.
The author describes, in bilingual text and illustrations, her experiences growing up in a Hispanic community in Texas.
. Gloucester Press: New York, 1991.
Discusses issues of racism and explains how readers can take an informed stand against the myths of racial superiority.
Henson, Jim—Publishing and the United Nations.
My Wish For Tomorrow
. Tambourine Books: New York, 1995.
Children from thirty-nine countries, Argentina to Zimbabwe, in all six inhabited continents as well as several Caribbean islands express their wishes to make the world a better place. Poignant answers plus drawings.
Leonardo do Vinci
. Barron’s: New York. 1994.
Focuses on the childhood of the noted artist Leonardo da Vinci.
Hoberman, Mary Ann.
My Song is Beautiful
. Little, Brown and Company: Boston, 1994.
Fourteen simple yet resonant poems, each written in the first person, celebrate the power of childhood from the perspective of a rich variety of cultures.
Kindersley, Barnabas and Anabel.
Children Just Like Me
. Dorling Kindersley: New York, 1995.
Photographs and text depict the homes, schools, family life, and culture of young people around the world.
Leonardo da Vinci
. Barron’s: New York, 1993.
The life of the artist from his apprenticeship in Tuscany to his final years.
McNiven, Helen and Peter.
. Thomson Learning: New York, 1995.
Mask making for children with step-by-step instructions.
A Child’s Book of Art
. Dorling Kindersley: New York, 1993.
An introduction to art that uses well-known works of art to illustrate familiar words.
Bread Bread Bread
. Mulberry Books: New York, 1989.
Celebrates the many different kinds of bread and how it may be enjoyed all over the world.
Bein’ with You This Way
. Lee and Low Books, Inc.: New York, 1994.
A children’s poem about ethnic groups and brotherliness.
. Crown Publishers, Inc.: New York, 1991.
A young girl dreams of flying about her Harlem neighborhood, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Based on the author’s quilt painting of the same name.
. Doubleday and Company, Inc.: New York, 1980.
Emphasizes and celebrates the differences among the people on earth.
The People Atlas
. Oxford University Press: New York, 1991.
Text and map spreads explore the peoples of the world and their culture, continent by continent.
Folk Crafts for World Friendship
. Doubleday and Company, Inc.: New York, 1976.
Traditional crafts from all over the world.
Terzian, Alexandra M.
The Kid’s Multicultural Art Book
. Williamson Publishing: Charlotte, Vermont, 1993.
Includes background information and instructions for more than one hundred craft projects from African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American cultures.
We, the Children
. W.W. Norton and Company: New York, 1990.
Visual document showing the diversity which exists in children’s environments, education, and cultural life.
Westridge Young Writers Workshop.
Kids Explore America’s African-American Heritage
. John Muir Publications: Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1993.
Examines the contributions of African Americans to American Culture.
Kids Explore America’s Hispanic Heritage
. John Muir Publications: Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1992.
Presents writings by students on topics of Hispanic culture.
Kids Explore America’s Japanese American Heritage
. John Muir Publications: Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1994
A kids’-eye view of Japanese American history, culture, and the arts.
. The Viking Press: New York, 1955.
A shy, tiny Japanese boy, different from his peers, withdraws into a world of daydreams and distractions. Reveals character development during his six years of school.