These book lists for kids are based on a particular location:
- Berlin Wall
- Egypt (Ancient)
- Newton, MA Manufacturing
- Sri Lanka
- Undocumented Immigrant
I’m not even sure how or why I ended up making all these lists! For a complete index of all my posts, please see List of Lists: All My Posts.
34 Children’s Book Lists based on a Particular Location
These five books show different perspectives from the story of a young Masai girl who wants to touch the moon to visiting family in Tanzania and The Gambia.
Africa Access was founded in 1989 to help schools, public libraries, and parents improve the quality of their K-12 collections on Africa.
I created a series of posts a while back that I called Teach Me Tuesday. I wanted to explore a country using children’s books as well as different elements of their culture from art to food to artisans. This was the first post I did of this series on Vietnam (and my best one!). The Teach Me Tuesday series is here.
A friend from Sri Lanka gave me a recipe that he loved as a child and this sparked this post. Finding books is always the toughest part for me.
The more I learned about Laos, the more I want to go to this mysterious, beautiful, and tragic country.
For your young ninja, books to learn about Japan.
I explore my own Japanese history in this post.
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Food for the Future: Sustainable Farms Around the World
- Junior Library Guild Gold selection
- Selected as one of 100 Outstanding Picture Books of 2023 by dPICTUS and featured at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair
- Starred review from School Library Journal
- Chicago Library’s Best of the Best
- Imagination Soup’s 35 Best Nonfiction Books of 2023 for Kids