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Birthdays in Different Places

Lauren McNiven, Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116468

Everybody has a birthday, but not everyone celebrates it in the same way! In fact, there are many different birthday customs and traditions around the world. In this joyful book, readers will learn about Name Day celebrations in Greece, different coming-of-age traditions, and more.

Foods in Different Places

Linda Barghoorn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116444

From crops, which are farmed, to seafood, which is caught, this informative book describes the kinds of foods people eat most in different parts of the world. Readers will learn that geography and climate play a large role in the kinds of foods people eat in different countries. Topics include how people eat, where people buy and sell foods, and the role children play in preparing food.

Cultural Traditions in Jamaica

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199553

This interesting title describes the festivals and holidays celebrated in the island nation of Jamaica. Traditional foods, reggae music, and festivals such as Carnival reflect the colorful culture of Jamaica. Young readers will also discover that many other cultures have influenced Jamaican traditions.

Cultural Traditions in Germany

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199539

From the Oktoberfest folk festival to Christmas markets, Germany has many unique traditions celebrated with traditional foods, rituals, and music. This exciting title follows a year of holidays and festivals that honor religious, historic, and family traditions celebrated by Germans.

Cultural Traditions in Iran

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199546

Iran is a country of many ancient and modern cultural traditions. This fascinating book describes the ways in which Iranians celebrate holidays with religious festivals, foods, and customs. The majority or Iran’s people are Muslim and many of their holidays are rooted in the religion of Islam. Young readers will also discover how the people of Iran celebrate family occasions.

Cultural Traditions in Kenya

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199560

This engaging book celebrates a year of holidays and traditions representing Kenya’s many cultural groups. Readers will learn about the strong tradition of song and dance in Kenya and also how family occasions are celebrated in this African country.

Cultural Traditions in Sweden

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199577

Young readers will learn about the many public holidays and cultural festivals celebrated in the Scandinavian country of Sweden. Fun facts highlight the unique festivals of the ancient Sami people, how the Swedish royal family is honored, what traditional foods are eaten, and how families celebrate special occasions.

Cultural Traditions in Egypt

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427190956

Egypt's culture is a fascinating mixture of ancient traditions passed down by the native peoples, as well as the traditions and cultures of countries such as England and Greece, who ruled Egypt in different periods of history. This interesting book describes how ancient traditions, beliefs, and rituals combined with modern influences into the festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Egyptian people celebrate family occasions.

Hayfa's Hats

John Parker (author) Elaine Nicholas (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323741

Hayfa is off to the market to sell hats for her sick father. But will a pesky camel keep her from bringing home any money?

Fiesta

Ellen Javernick (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323550

Join the celebration and explore the culture of Mexico.

Los tamborileros

Carol Gould (author) Dayton Edmonds (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321440

A young boy admires the elders and looks forward to the day when he can join in a significant cultural event.

Boys and Girls

Deborah Williams (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323246

Boys and girls are different, but they can enjoy the same things!

Boots and Shoes

Ann Cooper (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323239

What can you do in your shoes? Readers explore the kinds of footwear needed for a variety of activities.

Discover India

Victoria Marcos (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623957070

Want to see the beautiful and exotic animals of India? This level two reader features beautiful photographs and easy-to-read information about animals like the cobra, Bengal tiger, and more. Discover Reading titles feature short sentences, word lists, and questions at the end of each book to further the learning process.

Discover South America

Victoria Marcos (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623956448

Want to see the beautiful and exotic animals of South America? This level two reader features beautiful photographs and easy-to-read information about rainforest animals. Discover Reading titles feature short sentences, word lists, and questions at the end of each book to further the learning process.

Discover China

Katrina Streza (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402104

Learn all about China! From famous landmarks like the Great Wall of China, to customs, foods and cultural practices, Discover China provides young readers with information about China in simple sentences for kindergarten, first, and second graders.

Lalo Wants a Real Name

Julia Mercedes-Castilla (author) Stephanie Harlow (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623957100

Lalo is tired of being Lalo Ramos, so he tries another, more "normal" name on for size. When his Hispanic grandparents start calling him by his new name, Lalo is worries that he may be losing his identity.

Sushi

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623952402

Irasshaimase! Take a step into your favorite sushi restaurant with this Discover Series title. SUSHI is a great introduction to this amazing Japanese cuisine. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words, and concepts to kids.

Food

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951801

Eat your way around the world with these crisp and colorful photos of food. Early readers will love the simple and colorful photos while budding chefs can use the images to plan their next culinary treat. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new ideas, words and concepts to kids.

Egypt

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951665

Walk like an Egyptian! In this Discover Series title, kids can explore the treasures of ancient Egypt. From the Sphinx to the pyramids to King Tut, even the youngest kids can catch a glimpse of the ancient world. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new ideas, words and images to kids.

China

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951467

Become a world explorer! This Discover Series picture book brings the world to your door. Introduce your child to the beautiful art and architecture of China. Each of the 23 photos in this book are crisp and clear with a simple title beneath the image. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.

Kids Cook

Tamia Sheldon (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532413452

Kids get cooking in this interactive cookbook. Step-by-step photos guide beginning chefs to make international snacks, meals and treats. Children of all ethnicities show off their creations and encourage readers to join them in getting creative in the kitchen.

China

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806946

Huge. Colorful. Ancient. Welcome to China! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about China’s cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They even learn how to speak a few words in Mandarin! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Canadá

Adam Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806922

Huge. Wild. Friendly. Welcome to Canada! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Canada’s cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in French! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Argentina

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806939

Striking. Full of Life. Musical. Welcome to Argentina! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Argentina’s land, history, cities, and food. This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.