Asiya loves to visit Nanu's house and rummage through her katha chest filled with quilts that tell stories about the bold and brave women in Asiya's family.
Practice makes progress in this multigenerational story about family traditions and the pursuit of the perfect challah. Bubbie and Rivka are not the best bakers... yet. But they are starting a new tradition. Every Friday they will bake a challah together!
On a hike with her grandparents, a young Indian-American girl makes note of all the things in the wilderness that are brown, too. Includes instructions on how to make a scrapbook.
In this bilingual picture book, cousins from opposite sides of the border visit each other's towns and delight in their similarities and differences.
As children help a Native American grandmother make fry bread, she delves into the history, social ways, foodways, and politics of America's 573 recognized Indian tribes.
A family honors their living and dead relatives as they celebrate the Day of the Dead with shared food and stories.
This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version.
A Chinese American family prepares for and celebrates the Lunar New Year. End notes discuss the customs and traditions of Chinese New Year.
Tisha has spent the entire day rushing. She has to hustle for the bus in the morning, though she wants to stop and listen to the sounds around her. She has to quickly put her crayons away at school, though she's not finished with her drawing. She even has to speed through recess so she doesn't miss lunch. So when Mommy picks her up, Tisha asks if they can please "have a little slowdown." What if they walked instead of taking the bus? What if they counted cars and seagulls, umbrellas and hats? What if they simply sat on a bench in the sunshine and gave names to the pigeons in the park?
A young girl explores the vibrant rainbow of items for sale in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her mother. Includes facts about the items mentioned and markets around the world, as well as photographs taken by the author inher hometown of Chennai, India.