Every Day, Around the World…
Kids' World International Festival
Kid's World is the perfect place to learn about your world. Sixty exhibitors and vendors ranging from local businesses and educational organizations to ethnic and cultural groups from around the world unite with the singular purpose of providing families and schools a safe, friendly environment to learn about people and cultures from far away places. This resource list represents materials highlighting everyday life in other cultures.
J204 R317f 2012
Food and Faith
By Susan Reuben. Frances Lincoln Children’s, 2012
Describes foods eaten in different religions for celebrations and other reasons, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism.
J305.23 C43701 2011
Children of the World: How We Live, Learn and Play in Poems, Drawings and Photographs
With this book, families learn a little of the geography, traditions and peoples of 192 countries around the globe – including our cultural similarities and differences – ultimately discovering that children everywhere draw, smile, play and rejoice in their different backgrounds and in their universal friendship.
J305.23 S645t 2011
This Child, Every Child: A Book About the World’s Children
By David J Smith. Kids Can Press, 2011
A groundbreaking book of statistics and stories that compare the lives of children around the world today.
J398.2 C43701 2011
Children’s Book of Mythical Beasts & Magical Monsters
Dorling Kindersley, 2011
Shares Stories of heroes and monsters from cultures around the world.
J413 O343L 2011
Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World
By Jacqueline K Ogden. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011
Shares terms of endearment for children in fourteen languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese and Hindi.
J782.42 S553i 2011
It’s a Small World
By Richard Sherman. Disney Press, 2011.
A picture book featuring the lyrics to the song, “It’s a Small World” accompanied by illustrations inspired by the Disney ride.
J808.81 L569 2012
Let’s Celebrate!: Festival Poems from Around the World
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 2012
A collection of poems that celebrate twenty-four festivals from around the world.
J911 N21302 2011
National Geographic Kids Beginner’s World Atlas
National Geographic, 2011
Jam packed with the latest data, bright, bold images, large maps, a brand-new design and lively information about the world’s land, people and animals.
Celebrations… By Ian Rohr. Various Call Numbers. Smart Apple Media, 2011.
Looks at celebrations around the world and discusses when and where and how they are observed.
Easy Cookbooks for Kids… Various Authors & Call Numbers. Enslow Elementary, 2011. Presents information on cooking, culture, and geography in a fun, kid-friendly format, while centering around a serving of food or a type of food.
Holidays and Special Days…By Lisa Bullard. Various Call Numbers. Millbrook Press, 2012. Learn the history behind the days people celebrate.
Speak Another Language!...By Jill Kalz. Various Call Numbers. Picture Window Books 2012/13. No passport necessary! With these handy guides to key phrases in foreign languages, readers will begin to learn conversational foreign language.
This is the Way We… Various Authors & Call Numbers. Children’s Press, 2010 Photographs, diagrams, graphs, and simple text about how children around the world dress, go to school, eat, etc.
Little Travelers. Little Travelers Production
Join the Little Travelers as they explore different countries.
Travel with Kids. Porchlight Home Entertainment
Join the Roberts family as they explore the globe.
Kids World Party. Putumayo Kids, 2011
A collection of children’s songs from around the world.
One World, Many Songs. Norton Family Publishing, 2011
A rock and read dance party around the globe.
Rough Guide to World Music for Children. World Music Network, 2010
Enter a welcoming and joyous world of upbeat sounds, carefully chosen from all over the globe, that children will love.