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Books Can Take You Anywhere: Stories About Children in Other Countries

Madoulina: A Girl Who Wanted to Go to School by Joel Bognomo (Cameroon)

It Takes a Village by Jane Cowen-Fletcher (Benin)

Gabriella’s Song by Candace Fleming (Italy)

Sweet, Sweet Fig Banana by Phillis Gershator (Caribbean Islands)

The Way We Do It In Japan by Geneva Iijima (Japan)

Boundless Grace by Mary Hoffman (Gambia)

My Pig Amarillo by Satomi Itchikawa  (Guatemala)

Babu’s Day  by Mira Kapur (India—Located in the Arabic language area; complete text in English

Are We There Yet? By Alison Lester (Australia)

Night of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan (Iceland) (J 598.33 MCM)

Sitti’s Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye (Palestine)

Bikes for Rent! By Isaac Olaleye (Nigeria)

Divali Rose by Vashanti Rahaman (Trinidad)

A Pen Pal for Max by Gloria Rand (Chile)

Monsoon Afternoon by Kashmira Sheth (India) (E SHE)

Amadi’s Snowman by Katia Saint-Lot (Nigeria) (J Fiction)

Oh, No, Toto! By Katrin Hyman Tchana and Louise Tchana Pami (Cameroon)

Dear Primo by Duncan Tonatiuh (Mexico)

Mei-Mei Loves the Morning by Margaret Tsubakiyama (China)

Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams (Malawi)

Night of the Fireflies by Karen Winnick (Japan)


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