Friday, May 30, 2014

Ten notable children’s books that celebrate multicultural society

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Molly Schoemann-McCann tagged "ten favorite beautifully illustrated children’s books that embrace a wide spectrum of children and families of different colors, cultures, abilities, and nationalities," including:
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream, by Jenny Han

When 8-year-old Clara Lee has a bad dream that is interpreted by her Korean grandfather as lucky, she does indeed have a great day at school! But soon her luck runs out—does that mean she’s going to lose her chance at being the next Little Miss Apple Pie in the town’s fall festival? Readers will sympathize with Clara Lee’s dilemmas in this charming chapter book. (Ages 7–10)
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue