Multi-cultural

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

NATIVE AMERICAN

  • Toughboy and Sister by Kirkpatrick Hill (age 9-12)
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell (age 9-12)
  • Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (age 12+)
  • Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie; illustrated by Ellen Forney (age 12+, mature content)

ASIAN-AMERICAN

  • Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston (age 11+)

HISPANIC

JEWISH

  • Rabbi Rocketpower and the Mystery of the Missing Menorahs by Rabbi Susan Abramson (Rabbi Rocketpower Series, age 7-10)
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (age 8-12)
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne (age 10+)
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (age 12+)
  • Annexed by Sharon Dogar (age 13+, mature content)
  • Briar Rose by Jane Yolen (age 13+)
  • Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene (13+)

MUSLIM

WESTERN EUROPE

  • The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman (age 8-12)
  • Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman (age 8-12)
  • Annexed by Sharon Dogar (age 13+, mature content)
  • Betsy and the Emperor by Staton Rabin (age 13+)
  • Aurelia by Anne Osterlund (age 13+)
  • Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (age 14+, mature content)

EASTERN EUROPE

AFRICA

  • Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith (Akimbo Series, age 7-12)
  • The Ear, the Eye and the Arm by Nancy Farmer (age 11+)
  • Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace (age 13+, mature content)

MIDDLE EAST

JAPAN

NORTHERN ASIA

  • Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi (age 11+)

CENTRAL ASIA (TIBET, INDIA, ETC)

  • Peak by Roland Smith (age 12+)

SOUTHEAST ASIA

  • Elephant Run by Roland Smith (age 10+)

CENTRAL AMERICA

  • The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell (age 10+)

SOUTH AMERICA

OCEANIA

INTEGRATED CULTURES

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