Who lives in America? The answer is colorful and unexpected in this celebration of diversity. Photo-essays showcase a different city in each state, from bustling New York City to windswept Cheyenne on the high plains of Wyoming. Outstanding photographs explore the many faces of American kids in a truly cross-cultural cross-section of the United States.
"[B]y sharing some of the history of Native peoples and immigrants who have formed this country, as well as customs and foods, the authors give children the opportunity to learn about tolerance and respect as they discover many common threads."
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Stunning photographs and simple text describe faith in its many expressions: praying, singing, learning, helping, caring, and more. Faith highlights the common threads that bring people together in reverence and joy.
"This impeccably designed introduction to spiritual practices around the world provides a superb way to show children that there are many means of expressing religious faith." --Kirkus Reviews
In this new title from The Global Fund for Children, readers learn the different ways kids from around the world can stay healthy. Photographs showcase children from Afghanistan washing their hands, a team of boys from Australia playing sports, a group of girls from Panama wearing their seatbelts. There are many ways kids can practice healthy living, no matter where they live.
"An attractive introduction to the topic." --Kirkus Reviews
"An attractive introduction to health and global awareness, this book will also serve as a useful resource for global units." --Booklist
"Good for browsing and as a discussion starter." --School Library Journal
Vibrant photogrphs from around the world showcase the many different types of clothing that kids wear to play, study, pretend, and celebrate. From school uniforms to costumes, traditional ethnic clothing to sports team jerseys--no matter what kids wear, clothes are an important part of who they are.
"An excellent addition to preschool and primary multicultural units."