Bee-bim Bop!

Author: Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (illustrator) Language: English Summary: Bee-bim bop (“mix-mix rice”) is a traditional Korean dish. In bouncy rhyming text, a hungry child tells of helping her mother make bee-bim bop: shopping, preparing ingredients, setting the table, and sitting down to enjoy a favorite meal. The enthusiasm of the narrator is conveyed in the whimsical illustrations, which bring details from the … Continue reading Bee-bim Bop!

Reuse This Book!

Author: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Author), Emma Morris (Illustrator)

Language: English

Summary: A paper-over-board picture book with sturdy pages and the interactivity of Press Here that introduces younger readers to recycling, resources, Earth science, and conservation.
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Finding our heart

Author: Thomas Mayor

Language: English

Summary: A story about the Uluru Statement from the Heart for young Australians by Thomas Mayor, Illustrated by Blak Douglas.

This book is about understanding Australia’s past, so we can have a shared future. ’When we all came together at Uluru, we invited all Australian people to accept our voice and culture as a gift.’

Can you help us find the heart of the nation? Thomas Mayor is a Torres Strait Islander man born on Larrakia country in Darwin. He is also the author of Finding the Heart of the Nation: Journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty and Truth.

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Goro goro: La pesca della stella, il viaggio di Daruma e altre storie giapponesi

Author: Laura Imai Messina

Language: Italiano

Summary: Lo conosce bene Daruma, un bambino tondo e liscio come un’anguria che non si scoraggia mai e rotola in lungo e in largo alla ricerca di ciò che lo rende felice. Lo conoscono Momotarō, Urihime e Imotarō, amici inseparabili costretti ad affrontare i terribili Orchi Dentoni a colpi di frittelle, e pure il Bambino di Fango, che per realizzare i suoi sogni finisce per creare il Monte Fuji. Nelle terre di Yamato vivono tante creature straordinarie, ma ancora più straordinari sono i racconti che vi si narrano. Demoni capricciosi, principesse innamorate e volpi dagli starnuti potentissimi, in questo libro per tutta la famiglia Laura Imai Messina dà vita a tante fiabe che si intrecciano alle antiche tradizioni giapponesi, parlandoci in un modo poetico e originale dei temi più importanti: il valore dell’amicizia e del coraggio, la ricerca della felicità, il potere delle storie, ma soprattutto l’importanza di non arrendersi mai. (Amazon)

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Lupe Wong Won’t Dance

Author: Donna Barba Higuera

Language: English

Summary: Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She’s also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy… like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much… like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons.
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All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel

Author: Dan Yaccarino

Language: English

Summary: Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents’ good advice: “Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family.” With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family—along with the good advice.
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