Great Multicultural Picture Books
Picture books about different peoples and cultures.
A young girl learns about the secret and history of Nana's special sea grass basket.
Oli wishes he were big enough to walk with his older brother and not have to take naps anymore.
When Rubina is invited to a birthday party, her mother makes her bring younger sister Sana along.
In this beautifully illustrated story set in Cambodia, Ary longs to be free of poverty.
A grandmother tells the story of the Gullah people and their tradition of basketmaking in this beautiful picture book.
Amy receives a Chinese New Year gift sent all the way from China.
Flying Cloud must prove he can become a Lakota warrior after his father gives him a special horse.
A little biracial girl is hurt by tactless words until her aunt tells her to be proud of her heritage.
In this Japanese tale, Jiro will eat anything, until the day he swallows the Hunger Monster.
A wonderfully illustrated ghost story about a group of Africans brought over to the South to be slaves.
When a new baby comes from Korea, David isn't sure he wants his family to change.
Senor Calavera arrives to take Grandma Beetle to the next life, but Grandma isn't ready to go.
A deaf Sherpa boy in the Himalayas must rescue his family's yaks during a dangerous storm.
An old Kamishibai man--a Japanese street performer who tells stories and sells candies--makes his rounds once more.
Eleanor and her grandmother make matzo balls for Passover.
Rosa Maria is cooking up a big meal for her grandchild's birthday party, but things keep disappearing from her kitchen.
A story about the childhood of Booker T. Washington that celebrates the power of reading.
This tribute to family, community, and childhood features the familiar streets of Chinatown.
A story about change and tradition set in a Sudanese village.