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[BHE 246] More Multicultural Picturebook Titles and then some…


Myra here.

Another week has passed. It’s another Sunday, time for us to share the books that found their way into our shelves either through covert or overt means. This is the last part of the books that I ordered in from Book Depository that came in during the Christmas holidays, as part of our research project.

Lots of Awesome Picturebooks


Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey by Margriet Ruurs and artwork by Nizar Ali Badr, I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy and Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator).


Preaching To The Chickens: The Story Of Young John Lewis by Jabari Asim and E. B. Lewis, A Voyage In The Clouds: The (Mostly) True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785 by Matthew Olshan and Sophie Blackall (Illustrations), A Poem For Peter by Andrea Davis Pinkney and pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson.


Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian and Mike Curato (Illustrator), Made By Raffi by Craig Pomranz and Margaret Chamberlain (Illustrator), I Have Two Homes by Marian De Smet and Nynke Mare Talsma (Illustrations).


Home At Last by Vera B. Williams and Chris Raschka, Mom and Mum Are Getting Married by Ken Setterington and Alice Priestley (Illustrator), The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption by Jean Davies Okimoto, Elaine M. Aoki, and Meilo So.


Friends by Mies Van Hout, Surprise by Mies Van Hout, Happy by Mies Van Hout.


Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester and illustrated by Karen Barbour, Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams and illustrated by Catherine Stock, Benno And The Night Of Broken Glass by Meg Wiviott and Josée Bisaillon (Illustrator), Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts and Noah Z. Jones.


Mama And Papa Have A Store by Amelia Lau Carling, Star Of Fear Star Of Hope by Jo Hoestlandt and Johanna Kang (Illustrations) and Mark Polizzotti (Translation), The Tear Thief by Carol Ann Duffy and Nicoletta Ceccoli (Illustrator).


Charlotte And The Quiet Place by Deborah Sosin and illustrated by Sara Woolley, The War Within These Walls by Aline Sax and Caryl Strzelecki.


Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin by Michelle Lord and Felicia Hoshino, The Harmonica by Tony Johnston and Ron Mazellan,, Somewhere In The World Right Now by Stacey Schuett.


And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda: The Unforgettable Song About Gallipolo by Eric Bogle and Bruce Whatley (Illustrator), Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estella and Matt Ottley (Illustrator), Ride Ricardo Ride! by Phil Cummings & Shane Devries.


The Magician Of Auschwitz by Kathy Kacer and Gillian Newland (Illustrations), Dear World by Takayo Noda, I Am Different! Can You Find Me by Manjula Padmanabhan.


When I Heard The Learn’d Astronomer by Walt Whitman and Loren Long, Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie and Yuyi Morales.


The Memory String by Eve Bunting and Ted Rand, Sophie’s Masterpiece by Eileen Spinelli and Jane Dyer.


One Family by George Shannon and Blanca Gomez.

My Books 🙂


Cages: 25th Anniversary Edition by Dave McKean.


Stories Of Your Life And Others by Ted Chiang.

How about you, fellow bibliophiles? Let us know about the books that found their way into your shelves over the past weeks.

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