Tag Archives: Culture

Once Upon a Dime

Title: Once Upon a Dime Author: Nancy Kelly Allen  Illustrator: Adam Doyle  Publisher and Year: Charlesbridge, 1999 Number of Pages: 32 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Math, Culture, Diversity, Adventure, Science, 3-5, Money Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In Once Upon a … Continue reading

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Immigrant Girl: Becky of Eldridge Street

Title: Immigrant Girl: Becky of Eldridge Street Author: Brett Harvey Illustrator: Deborah Kogan Ray Publisher and Year: Holiday House, 1987 Number of pages: 36 pages Themes/Tags: Immigrant, Colleen Swanson, 3-5, 6-8, Social Science, Fine Arts, Fmily, Culture, Diversity Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Journey To Freedom

Title: Journey To Freedom Author: Courtni C. Wright Illustrator: Gershom Griffith Publisher and year: Holiday House, 1994 Number of pages: 29 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Diversity, Culture, Family, Slavery, 3-5, 6-8, Social Science Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Journey to … Continue reading

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In the Time of the Drums

Title: In the Time of the Drums Author: Kim L. Siegelson Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books For Children, 1999 Number of pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Colleen Swanson, Slavery, Culture, 6-8, Social Science, Diversity, Emotion, Fine … Continue reading

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My Mei Mei

Title: My Mei Mei Author(s): Ed Young Illustrator/Photographer: Ed Young Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2006 Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Diversity, Culture, Emotion, Family, Fiction, Friendship, K-1, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Translated to My Little Sister, … Continue reading

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My Name Was Hussein

Title: My Name Was Hussein Author: Hristo Kyuchukov Illustrator: Allan Eitzen Publisher and Year: Boyds Mill Press, 2004 Number of Pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, 6-8, Social Science, Language Arts Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This story … Continue reading

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Raven

Title: Raven Author(s): Gerald McDermott Illustrator/Photographer: Gerald McDermott Publisher and Year: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Science, Social Science, Fine Arts, Diversity, Culture, 3-5, Animals Genre: Fiction, Myth Descriptive Annotation: … Continue reading

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Author(s): Simms Taback Illustrator/Photographer: Simms Taback Publisher and Year: Viking, 1999 Number of pages: 31 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Culture, Diversity, Social Science, Music, K-5, Colleen Swanson Genre: Fiction, Picture Book Descriptive Annotation: This Caldecott Medal winning story follows a … Continue reading

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Daniel O’Rouke An Irish Tale

Author: Gerald McDermott Illustrator: Gerald McDermott Publisher and Year: Viking Penguin, Inc. (1986) Number of pages: 28 Genre: Fairy Tale Descriptive Annotation: Daniel O’Rouke An Irish Tale follows the adventure of Dan one evening. This one evening, Daniel O’Rouke along … Continue reading

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Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad: Christmas Feasts of the Hispanic Caribbean

Title: Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad: Christmas Feasts of the Hispanic Caribbean Author(s): Maricel E. Presilla Illustrator/Photographer: Ismael Espinosa Ferrer Publisher and Year: Henry and Holt Company, 1994 Number of pages: 33 Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography Descriptive Annotation: “Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad” … Continue reading

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