Author: Pigi Rimica
Summary: In principio era il mare. Il Mediterraneo, il nostro mare, il mare di tutti. Al centro c’è un’isola. L’isola è un mare di terra, di sole, di gente radicata alla terra, di gente che guarda il sole dritto negli occhi. La Sardegna è un mare di storia ed è di questa terra che ti racconterò.
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Author: Lisa Bullard
Summary: There’s a new girl in Romelie’s class named Camila. Camila speaks Spanish, and she’s teaching it to Romelie. That gets Romelie thinking.
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Author: Susan Kuklin Language: English Summary: Three children, an African American, a Hispanic American, and a Chinese American, shares, in words, photographs, and even recipes, the everyday positive experiences they have living with at least one parent who did not grow up in the United States Continue reading How My Family Lives in America
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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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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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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