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Around the World (Spring 2019)

For our new CBC Showcase, we will be featuring books about people and cultures from around the world. From historical to contemporary fiction, from history to biography, let’s celebrate diverse cultures.

 
Manjhi Moves a MountainManjhi Moves a Mountain
by Nancy Churnin
 
A Calf Named Brian HigginsA Calf Named Brian Higgins
by Kristen Ball
 
A Winter’s PromiseA Winter’s Promise
by Christelle Dabos
 
The Missing of ClairdeluneThe Missing of Clairdelune
by Christelle Dabos
 
Aru Shah and the End of TimeAru Shah and the End of Time
by Roshani Chokshi
 
The Storm RunnerThe Storm Runner
by J.C. Cervantes
 
Dragon PearlDragon Pearl
by Yoon Ha Lee
 
Who Belongs Here?: An American StoryWho Belongs Here?
by Margy Burns Knight
 
Welcoming BabiesWelcoming Babies
by Margy Burns Knight
 
Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan StoryLailah’s Lunchbox
by Reem Faruqi
 
Amadi’s Snowman: A Story of ReadingAmadi’s Snowman
by Katia Novet Saint-lot
 
Thanks to the AnimalsThanks to the Animals
by Allen Sockabasin
 
Ode to an OnionOde to an Onion
by Alexandria Giardino
 
Pancakes to ParathasPancakes to Parathas
by Alice B. McGinty
 
Magic RamenMagic Ramen
by Andrea Wang
 
House Without WallsHouse Without Walls
by Ching Yeung Russell
 
Adventures to SchoolAdventures to School
by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
 
Rice from HeavenRice from Heaven
by Tina Cho
 
The Great Wall of ChinaThe Great Wall of China
by Nancy Ohlin
 
Painting in the DarkPainting in the Dark
by Rachelle Burk
 
Seeking the Snow LeopardSeeking the Snow Leopard
by Jon Miceler
 
Talking Walls: Discover Your WorldTalking Walls
by Margy Burns Knight
 
Bad Machinery Vol. 1: The Case of the Team Spirit (Pocket Edition)Bad Machinery Vol. 1
by John Allison
 
Lola: A Ghost StoryLola
by J. Torres
 
Poppies of IraqPoppies of Iraq
by Brigitte Findakly
 
Kitaro the Vampire SlayerKitaro the Vampire Slayer
by Shigeru Mizuki, Zack Davisson (Translator)
 
Blame This on the BoogieBlame This on the Boogie
by Rina Ayuyang
 
Aya: Life in Yop CityAya
by Marguerite Abouet, Helge Dascher (Translator)
 
The StrangeThe Strange
by Jérôme Ruillier, Helge Dascher (Translator)
 
Moomin and the BrigandsMoomin and the Brigands
by Tove Jansson
 
DreamersDreamers
by Yuyi Morales
 
Two Brothers, Four Hands: The Artists Alberto and Diego GiacomettiTwo Brothers, Four Hands
by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
 
I Am Hermes!I Am Hermes!
by Mordicai Gerstein
 
Saving HannoSaving Hanno
by Miriam Halahmy
 
D is for Dragon DanceD is for Dragon Dance
by Ying Chang Compestine
 
The Taco StandThe Taco Stand
by Tim S. Vasquez
 
GuyanaGuyana
by Lisa Ally
 
KenyaKenya
by Joyce Markovics
 
MyanmarMyanmar
by Anastasiya Vasilyeva
 
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
by Anastasiya Vasilyeva
 
TaiwanTaiwan
by Heather DiLorenzo Williams
 
ColombiaColombia
by Joyce Markovics
 
Pope Francis: Builder of BridgesPope Francis
by Emma Otheguy
 
Papa Francisco: Creador de puentesPapa Francisco
by Emma Otheguy
 
The Silk Roads: An Illustrated New History of the WorldThe Silk Roads
by Peter Frankopan
 
The Restless GirlsThe Restless Girls
by Jessie Burton
 
Si mi mamá fuera un ornitorrinco: Los bebés mamíferos y sus madresSi mi mamá fuera un ornitorrinco
by Dia L. Michels
 
If My Mom Were A Platypus: Mammal Babies and their MothersIf My Mom Were A Platypus
by Dia L. Michels
 
Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-OverLeonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over
by Mark P. Friedlander
 
Pattan’s PumpkinPattan’s Pumpkin
by Chitra Soundar
 
Patchwork BikePatchwork Bike
by Maxine Beneba Clarke
 
Welcome to Country: A Traditional Aboriginal CeremonyWelcome to Country
by Aunty Joy Murphy
 
Goal!Goal!
by Mina Javaherbin
 
MirrorMirror
by Jeannie Baker
 
WallWall
by Tom Clohosy Close
 
Pip and the Bamboo PathPip and the Bamboo Path
by Jesse Hodgson
 
Ancient WarriorsAncient Warriors
by Iris Volant
 
Boats: Fast & SlowBoats
by Iris Volant
 
EverestEverest
by Sangma Francis
 
Under the CanopyUnder the Canopy
by Iris Volant
 
The JourneyThe Journey
by Francesca Sanna
 
The Story of PeopleThe Story of People
by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams
 
Curiositree: Human WorldCuriositree
by AJ Wood and Mike Jolley
 
Egypt MagnifiedEgypt Magnified
by David Long
 
Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the WorldAtlas of Adventures
by Lucy Letherland
 
WeirDoWeirDo
by Ahn Do
 
The Moon WithinThe Moon Within
by Aida Salazar
 
Saffron Ice CreamSaffron Ice Cream
by Rashin Kheiriyeh
 
Hurricane ChildHurricane Child
by Kheryn Callender
 
Give Me Some TruthGive Me Some Truth
by Eric Gansworth
 
All Are WelcomeAll Are Welcome
by Alexandra Penfold
 
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our VoicesWe Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson
 
Silver Meadows SummerSilver Meadows Summer
by Emma Otheguy
 
DK Life Stories: GandhiDK Life Stories
by Diane Bailey
 
DK Life Stories: Nelson MandelaDK Life Stories
by Stephen Krensky
 
Celebrations Around the WorldCelebrations Around the World
by Katy Halford
 
Rainbow: A First Book of PrideRainbow
by Michael Genhart
 
Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful FamilyMarvelous Maravilloso
by Carrie Lara
 
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial InjusticeSomething Happened in Our Town
by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard
 
When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin Built a CommunityWhen You Look Out the Window
by Gayle Pitman
 
Either Way: Story of a Gay KidEither Way
by Sandra Levins
 
This Day in JuneThis Day in June
by Gayle Pitman
 
The 5 O’Clock BandThe 5 O’Clock Band
by Troy Andrews
 
Danza!Danza!
by Duncan Tonatiuh
 
China: A HistoryChina
by Cheryl Bardoe & The Field Museum
 
Mummies Exposed!Mummies Exposed!
by Kerrie Logan Hollihan
 
Stonewall RiotsStonewall Riots
by Gayle E Pitman
 
Beast RiderBeast Rider
by Tony Johnston and Maria Elena Fontanot de Rhoads
 
Mina vs. the MonsoonMina vs. the Monsoon
by Rukhsanna Guidroz
 
Milky WayMilky Way
by Mamta Nainy
 
Jaipur JamboreeJaipur Jamboree
by Kala Sambasivan
 
Amla MaterAmla Mater
by Devi Menon
 
The Sorcerer of MandalaThe Sorcerer of Mandala
by D Kalyanaraman
 
A Puzzling Tour of IndiaA Puzzling Tour of India
by Ambika Sambasivan
 
GaffGaff
by Shan Correa
 
Immi’s GiftImmi’s Gift
by Karin Littlewood
 
The Garden of My ImaanThe Garden of My Imaan
by Farhana Zia
 
Truth and SalsaTruth and Salsa
by Linda Lowery
 
I Am Tama, Lucky Cat: A Japanese LegendI Am Tama, Lucky Cat
by Wendy Henrichs
 
Holi ColorsHoli Colors
by Rina Singh
 
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s JourneyStepping Stones
by Margriet Ruurs
 
Ramadan: The Holy Month of FastingRamadan
by Ausma Zehanat Khan
 
MooncakesMooncakes
by Loretta Seto
 
The Wild BeastThe Wild Beast
by Eric Walters
 
Passover: Festival of FreedomPassover
by Monique Polak
 
Dear America Young Readers’ EditionDear America Young Readers’ Edition
by Jose Antonio Vargas
 
NocturnaNocturna
by Maya Montayne
 
This Time Will Be DifferentThis Time Will Be Different
by Misa Sugiura
 
Buried Beneath the Baobab TreeBuried Beneath the Baobab Tree
by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
 
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura BelpréPlanting Stories
by Anika Aldamuy Denise
 
How Raven Got His Crooked NoseHow Raven Got His Crooked Nose
by Barbara J. Atwater (Retold by), Ethan J. Atwater (Retold by)
 
Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska’s Native KidsChildren of the First People
by Tricia Brown
 
Yao Bai and the Egg PiratesYao Bai and the Egg Pirates
by Tim J. Myers
 
Recess at 20 BelowRecess at 20 Below
by Cindy Lou Aillaud
 
Anna HibiscusAnna Hibiscus
by Atinuke
 
What a Wonderful WordWhat a Wonderful Word
by Nicola Edwards
 
Grandma’s FavoriteGrandma’s Favorite
by Erin Dealey
 
Mi abuela y yoMi abuela y yo
by Erin Dealey
 
Grandpa’s FavoriteGrandpa’s Favorite
by Erin Dealey
 
Mi abuelo y yoMi abuelo y yo
by Erin Dealey
 
IllegalIllegal
by Eoin Colfer
 
Lexie’s Little LieLexie’s Little Lie
by Emma Shevah
 
Dara Palmer’s Major DramaDara Palmer’s Major Drama
by Emma Shevah
 
Dream On, AmberDream On, Amber
by Emma Shevah
 
Rebels by AccidentRebels by Accident
by Patricia Dunn
 
Kids Who Are Changing the WorldKids Who Are Changing the World
by Anne Jankeliowitch
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