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Multicultural Picture Books

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Booklists are available in the publication rack of the Youth Services Department.


Grandfather and I (E BUC) by Helen E. Buckley
Grandmother and I
(E BUC) by Helen E. Buckley
Flower Garden (E BUN) by Eve Bunting
Uptown (E COL) by Bryan Collier
Neeny Coming, Neeny Going (E ENG) by Karen English
Feast for 10 (E FAL) by Cathryn Falwell
Nappy Hair (E HER) by Carolivia Herron
Amazing Grace (E HOF) by Mary Hoffman
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (E HOP) by Deborah Hopkinson
Mirandy and Brother Wind (E MCK) by Patricia McKissack
Daisy and the Doll (E MED) by Michael Medearis
Max Found Two Sticks (E PIN) by Brian Pinkney
Chicken Sunday (E POL) by Patricia Polacco
Tar Beach (E RIN) by Faith Ringgold
Jonathan and His Mommy (E SMA) by Irene Smalls-Hector
Bippity Bop Barbershop (E TAR) by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Gingerbread Days (E THO) by Joyce Carol Thomas


The Paper Crane (E BAN) by Molly Bang
Sam and the Lucky Money (E CHI) (J KIT CD STORIES CHI) by Karen Chinn
The Name Jar (E CHO) by Yangsook Choi
How My Parents Learned to Eat (E FRI) by Ina R. Friedman
The Lotus Seed (E GAR) by Sherry Garland
Peek!: A Thai Hide-and-Seek (E HO) by Minfong Ho
Big Jimmy’s Kum Kau Chinese Take-out (E LEW) by Ted Lewin
Dim Sum for Everyone! (E LIN) by Grace Lin
Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding (E LOO) by Lenore Look
Chinatown (E LOW) by William Low
Baseball Saved Us (E MOC) (J KIT CD STORIES MOC)  by Ken Mochizuki
Dear Juno (E PAK) by Soyung Pak
Tea with Milk (E SAY) by Allen Say
Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors (E THO) by Roseanne Thong
Coolies (E YIN) by Yin
Mud Soup (ETR E HEA) by Judith Head


I Love Saturdays y Domingos (E ADA) by Alma Flor Ada
Going Home (E BUN) by Eve Bunting
Little Mama Forgets (E CRU) by Robin Cruise
When the Pigs Took Over (E DOR) by Arthur Dorros
When This World Was New (E FIG) by D.H. Figueredo
Under the Lemon Moon (E FIN) by Edith Hope Fine
Uncle Rain Cloud (E JOH) by Tony Johnston
Maria Molina and the Days of the Dead (E KRU) by Kathleen Krull

Mama Does the Mambo (E LEI) by Katherine Leiner
Dona Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart

    (E MOR) by Pat Mora
Tomas and the Library Lady (E MOR) by Pat Mora
If the Shoe Fits (E SOT) by Gary Soto
Snapshots from the Wedding (E SOT) by Gary Soto
Counting Ovejas (E WEE) by Sarah Weeks


When Clay Sings (E BAY) by Byrd Baylor
The Blue Roses (E BOY) by Linda Boyden
Firefly Night (E GER) by Carole Gerber
Dream Wolf (E GOB) by Paul Goble
Mama, Do You Love Me? (E JOO)(DVD FAMILY MAM) by Barbara M. Joose
Giving Thanks (E LON) by Jonathan London
Knots on a Counting Rope (E MAR)(J KIT CD STORIES MAR) by Bill Martin
Grandmother’s Dreamcatcher (E MCC) by Becky Ray McCain
Rainy’s Powwow (E RAC)by Linda Theresa Raczek
Brave as a Mountain Lion (E SCO) by Ann Herbert Scott
On Mother’s Lap (E SCO) by Ann Herbert Scott
A Small Tall Tale from the Far Far North (E SIS) by Peter Sis
Doesn’t Fall Off His Horse (E STR) by Virginia A. Stroud
What’s the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses (E VAN)

     by Richard Van Camp
A Horse Called Starfire (ETR E BOE) by Betty D. Boegehold
Clamshell Boy (J 398.2 COH) by Terri Cohlene
Ka-ha-si and the Loon
(J 398.2 COH) by Terri Cohlene
Iktomi and the Ducks: A Plains Indian Story (J 398.2 GOB) by Paul Goble


(Featuring different cultures or more than one culture)

The Outside Dog (ETR E POM) by Charlotte Pomerantz
The Story of Little Babaji (E BAN) by Helen Bannerman
One Green Apple (E BUN) (J CD BUN) by Eve Bunting
Rosa Raposa (E CAM) by F. Isabel Campoy
All the Colors of the Earth (E HAM) by Sheila Hamanaka
My Name was Hussein (E KYU) by Hristo Kyuchukov
Jackie’s Bat (E LOR) by Marybeth Lorbiecki
Sister Anne’s Hands (E LOR) by Marybeth Lorbiecki
Dancing with the Indians (E MED) by Angela Shelf Medearis
In English, Of Course (E NOB) by Josephine Nobisso
A Rainbow All Around Me (E PIN) by Sandra L. Pinkney
Dumpling Soup (E RAT) by Jama Kim Rattigan
Yo! Yes? (E RAS) (J KIT CD STORIES RAS) by Christopher Raschka
Home of the Brave (E SAY) by Allen Say
The Other Side (E WOO) (J KIT CD STORIES WOO) by Jacqueline Woodson
Teaching Tolerance (DVD Family TEA)
Corduroy and More Stories about Friendship (DVD FAMILY COR)