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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 Mountain

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

By: Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by:
Danny Popovici
ISBN: 9781939547347
 
A Calf Named Brian Higgins

A Calf Named Brian Higgins

By: Kristen Ball
ISBN: 9781947159006
 
Sleepers, Book 1, The Blue Planets World Series

Sleepers, Book 1, The Blue Planets World Series

By: Darcy Pattison
ISBN: 9781629440767
 
CLANG! Ernst Chladni’s Sound Experiments

CLANG! Ernst Chladni’s Sound Experiments

By: Darcy Pattison
Illustrated by:
Peter Willis
ISBN: 9781629440934
 
A Winter’s Promise

A Winter’s Promise

By: Christelle Dabos
ISBN: 9781609454838
 
The Missing of Clairdelune

The Missing of Clairdelune

By: Christelle Dabos
ISBN: 9781609455071
 
Aru Shah and the End of Time

Aru Shah and the End of Time

By: Roshani Chokshi
ISBN: 9781368012355
 
The Storm Runner

The Storm Runner

By: J.C. Cervantes
ISBN: 9781368016346
 
Dragon Pearl

Dragon Pearl

By: Yoon Ha Lee
ISBN: 9781368013352
 
Who Belongs Here?: An American Story

Who Belongs Here?

By: Margy Burns Knight
Illustrated by:
Anne Sibley O'Brien
ISBN: 9780884486398
 
Welcoming Babies

Welcoming Babies

By: Margy Burns Knight
Illustrated by:
Anne Sibley O'Brien
ISBN: 9780884486411
 
Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story

Lailah’s Lunchbox

By: Reem Faruqi
Illustrated by:
Lea Lyon
ISBN: 9780884484318
 
Amadi’s Snowman: A Story of Reading

Amadi’s Snowman

By: Katia Novet Saint-lot
Illustrated by:
Dimitrea Tokunbo
ISBN: 9780884484400
 
Thanks to the Animals

Thanks to the Animals

By: Allen Sockabasin
Illustrated by:
Rebekah Raye
ISBN: 9780884487531
 
Ode to an Onion

Ode to an Onion

By: Alexandria Giardino
Illustrated by:
Felicita Sala
ISBN: 9781944903343
 
Pancakes to Parathas

Pancakes to Parathas

By: Alice B. McGinty
Illustrated by:
Tomoko Suzuki
ISBN: 9781499807127
 
Magic Ramen

Magic Ramen

By: Andrea Wang
Illustrated by:
Kana Urbanowicz
ISBN: 9781499807035
 
House Without Walls

House Without Walls

By: Ching Yeung Russell
ISBN: 9781499808759
 
Adventures to School

Adventures to School

By: Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
Illustrated by:
Isabel Muñoz
ISBN: 9781499806656
 
Rice from Heaven

Rice from Heaven

By: Tina Cho
Illustrated by:
Keum Jin Song
ISBN: 9781499806823
 
The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China

By: Nancy Ohlin
Illustrated by:
Adam Larkum
ISBN: 9781499803884
 
Painting in the Dark

Painting in the Dark

By: Rachelle Burk
Illustrated by:
Claudia Gadotti
ISBN: 9781943431151
 
Seeking the Snow Leopard

Seeking the Snow Leopard

By: Jon Miceler
Illustrated by:
Jon Miceler and others
ISBN: 9781943431168
 
Talking Walls: Discover Your World

Talking Walls

By: Margy Burns Knight
Illustrated by:
Anne Sibley O'Brien
ISBN: 97808844485766
 
Bad Machinery Vol. 1: The Case of the Team Spirit (Pocket Edition)

Bad Machinery Vol. 1

By: John Allison
Illustrated by:
John Allison
ISBN: 9781620103876
 
Lola: A Ghost Story

Lola

By: J. Torres
Illustrated by:
Elbert Or
ISBN: 9781934964330
 
Poppies of Iraq

Poppies of Iraq

By: Brigitte Findakly
Illustrated by:
Lewis Trondheim
ISBN: 9781770462939
 
Kitaro the Vampire Slayer

Kitaro the Vampire Slayer

By: Shigeru Mizuki, Zack Davisson (Translator)
ISBN: 9781770463011
 
Blame This on the Boogie

Blame This on the Boogie

By: Rina Ayuyang
ISBN: 9781770463189
 
Aya: Life in Yop City

Aya

By: Marguerite Abouet, Helge Dascher (Translator)
Illustrated by:
Clément Oubrerie
ISBN: 9781770460928
 
The Strange

The Strange

By: Jérôme Ruillier, Helge Dascher (Translator)
ISBN: 9781770463172
 
Moomin and the Brigands

Moomin and the Brigands

By: Tove Jansson
ISBN: 9781770462854
 
Dreamers

Dreamers

By: Yuyi Morales
ISBN: 9780823440559
 
Two Brothers, Four Hands: The Artists Alberto and Diego Giacometti

Two Brothers, Four Hands

By: Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
Illustrated by:
Hadley Hooper
ISBN: 9780823441709
 
I Am Hermes!

I Am Hermes!

By: Mordicai Gerstein
ISBN: 9780823439423
 
Saving Hanno

Saving Hanno

By: Miriam Halahmy
ISBN: 9780823441655
 
D is for Dragon Dance

D is for Dragon Dance

By: Ying Chang Compestine
Illustrated by:
YongSheng Xuan
ISBN: 9780823440290
 
The Taco Stand

The Taco Stand

By: Tim S. Vasquez
Illustrated by:
Linda Kay Ost
ISBN: 9781732647206
 
Guyana

Guyana

By: Lisa Ally
ISBN: 9781642801927
 
Kenya

Kenya

By: Joyce Markovics
ISBN: 9781642801965
 
Myanmar

Myanmar

By: Anastasiya Vasilyeva
ISBN: 9781642801958
 
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

By: Anastasiya Vasilyeva
ISBN: 9781642801989
 
Taiwan

Taiwan

By: Heather DiLorenzo Williams
ISBN: 9781642801910
 
Colombia

Colombia

By: Joyce Markovics
ISBN: 9781642802276
 
Pope Francis: Builder of Bridges

Pope Francis

By: Emma Otheguy
Illustrated by:
Oliver Dominguez
ISBN: 9781681195605
 
Papa Francisco: Creador de puentes

Papa Francisco

By: Emma Otheguy
Illustrated by:
Oliver Dominguez
ISBN: 9781547600137
 
The Silk Roads: An Illustrated New History of the World

The Silk Roads

By: Peter Frankopan
Illustrated by:
Neil Packer
ISBN: 9781547600212
 
The Restless Girls

The Restless Girls

By: Jessie Burton
Illustrated by:
Angela Barrett
ISBN: 9781547600724
 
Si mi mamá fuera un ornitorrinco: Los bebés mamíferos y sus madres

Si mi mamá fuera un ornitorrinco

By: Dia L. Michels
Illustrated by:
Andrew Barthelmes
ISBN: 9781938492068
 
If My Mom Were A Platypus: Mammal Babies and their Mothers

If My Mom Were A Platypus

By: Dia L. Michels
Illustrated by:
Andrew Barthelmes
ISBN: 9782938492112
 
Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over

Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over

By: Mark P. Friedlander
ISBN: 9780967802060
 
Babies Nurse / Así se alimentan los bebés

Babies Nurse / Así se alimentan los bebés

By: Phoebe Fox
Illustrated by:
Jim Fox
ISBN: 9781930775725
 
Cuddled and Carried / Consentido y cargado

Cuddled and Carried / Consentido y cargado

By: Dia L. Michels
Illustrated by:
Mike Speiser
ISBN: 9781930775954
 
Pattan’s Pumpkin

Pattan’s Pumpkin

By: Chitra Soundar
Illustrated by:
Frane Lessac
ISBN: 9780763692742
 
Patchwork Bike

Patchwork Bike

By: Maxine Beneba Clarke
Illustrated by:
Van Thanh Rudd
ISBN: 9781536200317
 
Welcome to Country: A Traditional Aboriginal Ceremony

Welcome to Country

By: Aunty Joy Murphy
Illustrated by:
Aunty Joy Murphy
ISBN: 9780763694999
 
Goal!

Goal!

By: Mina Javaherbin
Illustrated by:
A.G. Ford
ISBN: 9780763658229
 
Mirror

Mirror

By: Jeannie Baker
Illustrated by:
Jeannie Baker
ISBN: 9780763648480
 
Wall

Wall

By: Tom Clohosy Close
Illustrated by:
Tom Clohosy Close
ISBN: 9780763675608
 
Pip and the Bamboo Path

Pip and the Bamboo Path

By: Jesse Hodgson
Illustrated by:
Jesse Hodgson
ISBN: 9781911171461
 
Ancient Warriors

Ancient Warriors

By: Iris Volant
Illustrated by:
Joe Lillington
ISBN: 9781911171935
 
Boats: Fast & Slow

Boats

By: Iris Volant
Illustrated by:
Jarom Vogel
ISBN: 9781911171928
 
Everest

Everest

By: Sangma Francis
Illustrated by:
Lisk Feng
ISBN: 9781911171997
 
Under the Canopy

Under the Canopy

By: Iris Volant
Illustrated by:
Cynthia Alonso
ISBN: 9781911171423
 
The Journey

The Journey

By: Francesca Sanna
Illustrated by:
Francesca Sanna
ISBN: 9781909263994
 
The Story of People

The Story of People

By: Catherine Barr and Steve Williams
Illustrated by:
Amy Husband
ISBN: 9780711241725
 
Curiositree: Human World

Curiositree

By: AJ Wood and Mike Jolley
Illustrated by:
Andres Lozano
ISBN: 9781847809926
 
Egypt Magnified

Egypt Magnified

By: David Long
Illustrated by:
Harry Bloom
ISBN: 9781786030979
 
Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World

Atlas of Adventures

By: Lucy Letherland
Illustrated by:
Ben Handicott
ISBN: 9781786033444
 
The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali

By: Sabina Khan
ISBN: 9781338227017
 
WeirDo

WeirDo

By: Ahn Do
ISBN: 9781338305586
 
The Moon Within

The Moon Within

By: Aida Salazar
ISBN: 9781338283372
 
Saffron Ice Cream

Saffron Ice Cream

By: Rashin Kheiriyeh
Illustrated by:
Rashin Kheiriyeh
ISBN: 9781338150520
 
Hurricane Child

Hurricane Child

By: Kheryn Callender
ISBN: 9781338129304
 
Give Me Some Truth

Give Me Some Truth

By: Eric Gansworth
ISBN: 9781338143546
 
All Are Welcome

All Are Welcome

By: Alexandra Penfold
Illustrated by:
Suzanne Kaufman
ISBN: 9780525579649
 
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

By: Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson
ISBN: 9780525580423
 
Silver Meadows Summer

Silver Meadows Summer

By: Emma Otheguy
ISBN: 9781524773236
 
DK Life Stories: Gandhi

DK Life Stories

By: Diane Bailey
Illustrated by:
Charlotte Ager
ISBN: 9781465478429
 
DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela

DK Life Stories

By: Stephen Krensky
Illustrated by:
Charlotte Ager
ISBN: 9781465484000
 
Children Just Like Me

Children Just Like Me

By: DK
ISBN: 9781465453921
 
Celebrations Around the World

Celebrations Around the World

By: Katy Halford
Illustrated by:
Katy Halford
ISBN: 9781465483904
 
Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

Rainbow

By: Michael Genhart
Illustrated by:
Anne Passchier
ISBN: 9781433830877
 
Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful Family

Marvelous Maravilloso

By: Carrie Lara
Illustrated by:
Christine Battuz
ISBN: 9781433828560
 
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice

Something Happened in Our Town

By: Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard
Illustrated by:
Jennifer Zivoin
ISBN: 9781433828546
 
When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin Built a Community

When You Look Out the Window

By: Gayle Pitman
Illustrated by:
Christopher Lyles
ISBN: 9781433827365
 
Either Way: Story of a Gay Kid

Either Way

By: Sandra Levins
Illustrated by:
Euan Cook
ISBN: 9781433823145
 
This Day in June

This Day in June

By: Gayle Pitman
Illustrated by:
Kristyna Litten
ISBN: 9781433816581
 
The 5 O’Clock Band

The 5 O’Clock Band

By: Troy Andrews
Illustrated by:
Bryan Collier
ISBN: 9781419728365
 
Danza!

Danza!

By: Duncan Tonatiuh
Illustrated by:
Duncan Tonatiuh
ISBN: 9781419725326
 
China: A History

China

By: Cheryl Bardoe & The Field Museum
ISBN: 9781419721212
 
Mummies Exposed!

Mummies Exposed!

By: Kerrie Logan Hollihan
ISBN: 9781419731679
 
Stonewall Riots

Stonewall Riots

By: Gayle E Pitman
ISBN: 9781419737206
 
Beast Rider

Beast Rider

By: Tony Johnston and Maria Elena Fontanot de Rhoads
ISBN: 9781419733635
 
Mina vs. the Monsoon

Mina vs. the Monsoon

By: Rukhsanna Guidroz
Illustrated by:
Debasmita Dasgupta
ISBN: 9781949528985
 
Milky Way

Milky Way

By: Mamta Nainy
Illustrated by:
Siddhartha Tripathi
ISBN: 9780989061568
 
Jaipur Jamboree

Jaipur Jamboree

By: Kala Sambasivan
Illustrated by:
Ambika Sambasivan
ISBN: 9780989061513
 
Amla Mater

Amla Mater

By: Devi Menon
Illustrated by:
Devi Menon
ISBN: 9780989061599
 
The Sorcerer of Mandala

The Sorcerer of Mandala

By: D Kalyanaraman
Illustrated by:
Raghava KK
ISBN: 9780989061537
 
A Puzzling Tour of India

A Puzzling Tour of India

By: Ambika Sambasivan
Illustrated by:
Ambika Sambasivan
ISBN: 9780989061520
 
Gaff

Gaff

By: Shan Correa
ISBN: 9781561455263
 
Immi’s Gift

Immi’s Gift

By: Karin Littlewood
Illustrated by:
Karin Littlewood
ISBN: 9781561455454
 
The Garden of My Imaan

The Garden of My Imaan

By: Farhana Zia
ISBN: 9781561456987
 
Truth and Salsa

Truth and Salsa

By: Linda Lowery
ISBN: 9781561453665
 
I Am Tama, Lucky Cat: A Japanese Legend

I Am Tama, Lucky Cat

By: Wendy Henrichs
Illustrated by:
Yoshiko Jaeggi
ISBN: 9781561455898
 
Holi Colors

Holi Colors

By: Rina Singh
ISBN: 9781459818491
 
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey

Stepping Stones

By: Margriet Ruurs
Illustrated by:
Nizar Ali Badr
ISBN: 9781459814905
 
Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting

Ramadan

By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
ISBN: 9781459811812
 
Mooncakes

Mooncakes

By: Loretta Seto
Illustrated by:
Renné Benoit
ISBN: 9781459814318
 
The Wild Beast

The Wild Beast

By: Eric Walters
Illustrated by:
Sue Todd
ISBN: 9781459815896
 
Passover: Festival of Freedom

Passover

By: Monique Polak
ISBN: 9781459809901
 
Dear America Young Readers’ Edition

Dear America Young Readers’ Edition

By: Jose Antonio Vargas
ISBN: 9780062914590
 
Nocturna

Nocturna

By: Maya Montayne
ISBN: 9780062842732
 
This Time Will Be Different

This Time Will Be Different

By: Misa Sugiura
ISBN: 9780062473448
 
Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

By: Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
ISBN: 9780062696724
 
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Planting Stories

By: Anika Aldamuy Denise
Illustrated by:
Paola Escobar
ISBN: 9780062748683
 
How Raven Got His Crooked Nose

How Raven Got His Crooked Nose

By: Barbara J. Atwater (Retold by), Ethan J. Atwater (Retold by)
Illustrated by:
Mindy Dwyer
ISBN: 9781513260952
 
Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska’s Native Kids

Children of the First People

By: Tricia Brown
Illustrated by:
Roy Corral
ISBN: 9781513261973
 
Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates

Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates

By: Tim J. Myers
Illustrated by:
Bonnie Pang
ISBN: 9781513261447
 
Recess at 20 Below

Recess at 20 Below

By: Cindy Lou Aillaud
Illustrated by:
Cindy Lou Aillaud
ISBN: 9781513261911
 
Anna Hibiscus

Anna Hibiscus

By: Atinuke
Illustrated by:
Lauren Tobia
ISBN: 9781610677073
 
What a Wonderful Word

What a Wonderful Word

By: Nicola Edwards
Illustrated by:
Luisa Uribe
ISBN: 9781610677226
 
Grandma’s Favorite

Grandma’s Favorite

By: Erin Dealey
Illustrated by:
Luciana Navarro Powell
ISBN: 9781610676175
 
Mi abuela y yo

Mi abuela y yo

By: Erin Dealey
Illustrated by:
Luciana Navarro Powell
ISBN: 9781610679237
 
Grandpa’s Favorite

Grandpa’s Favorite

By: Erin Dealey
Illustrated by:
Luciana Navarro Powell
ISBN: 9781610676168
 
Mi abuelo y yo

Mi abuelo y yo

By: Erin Dealey
Illustrated by:
Luciana Navarro Powell
ISBN: 9781610679220
 
Illegal

Illegal

By: Eoin Colfer
Illustrated by:
Giovanni Rigano
ISBN: 9781492662143
 
Lexie’s Little Lie

Lexie’s Little Lie

By: Emma Shevah
ISBN: 9781492682943
 
Dara Palmer’s Major Drama

Dara Palmer’s Major Drama

By: Emma Shevah
ISBN: 9781492631385
 
Dream On, Amber

Dream On, Amber

By: Emma Shevah
ISBN: 9781492622505
 
Rebels by Accident

Rebels by Accident

By: Patricia Dunn
ISBN: 9781492601388
 
Kids Who Are Changing the World

Kids Who Are Changing the World

By: Anne Jankeliowitch
ISBN: 9781402295324
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