Why are people different colours?: Big issues for little people around identity and diversity

Author: Emma Waddington, Christopher McCurry

Language: English

Summary: Learn how to:

Talk to children, develop and harness your child’ curiosity, address questions about diversity with confidence.

This revolutionary series, written by two child psychologists, provides the perfect platform to explore a broad range of family issues and questions that children have as they grow up and try to make sense of the world around them.

Each illustrated spread poses important, commonly-asked questions around diversity and cultural identity, such as “Why are people different colours?”, “How come she is in a wheelchair?” and “Why does Grandma have wrinkles?”, which help children to discuss their feelings and understand others as they become aware of people of different ages, cultures and appearance. Includes explanations and advice for parents and carers throughout. – Source: amazon.com

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Children Around the World

Author: Donata Montanari 

Language: English

Summary: No matter where they live, children are always curious about the world. But nothing proves more fascinating to them than other children. Exploring the themes of commonality and diversity, this informational picture book introduces young readers to 12 children from around the world. Speaking in the first person, the children briefly describe such things as the language, food, clothing, schooling and daily life of their region. One of the most appealing aspects of this book is the artwork, which features the use of fabric, paper, mesh, string and felt in multimedia collage. Through the use of colors and textures, each child emerges with a distinctive and endearing personality – Source: amazon.com

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Elise 7 years old and Expat

Author: Corinne Feuillet Luca and Virginie Houet

Language: English and French

Summary: From the publisher: “Elise 7 years old and Expat is an illustrated album written in both English and French.
It adresses the problems expatriated children come across in their lives and show them a way to turn it into positive energy.
The illustrations are beautiful and the writing is poetic. This album gives a poetic spin to the theme of expatriation from the point of view of a little girl.”

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Let’s move overseas: the international edition of let’s make a move!

Author: Beverly D. Roman

Language: English

Summary: International moving: a creative visualization activity book for young children.

AUTHOR’S COMMENTS: Let’s Move Overseas was written and designed with illustrations to help children deal with their feelings about a move, as well as give them positive reinforcement and ways to visualize a happy experience in their new home and school in a foreign country. – Source: amazon.com

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