16 January 2018

13 Books About Wonderful Places #resist

In response to all of Trump's comments regarding countries and places where the majority of the population is not white and predominantly financially poor, here are some books to counter that argument.

Faraway Home
written by Jane Kurtz, images by E.B. Lewis
Ethiopia

Josias, Hold the Book
written by Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren, images by Nicole Tadgell
Haiti

Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
written by Laurie Ann Thompson, images by Sean Qualls
Ghana

Talking with Mother Earth / Hablando con madre tierra
written by Jorge Argueta, images by Lucia Angela Perez
El Salvador

For You Are a Kenyan Child
written by Kelly Cunnane, images by Ana Juan
Kenya

Isabel's House of Butterflies
written by Tony Johnston, images by Susan Guevara
Mexico

Parrots Over Puerto Rico
written by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore, images by Susan L. Roth
Puerto Rico (which is part of the United States)

The Lion's Share / Qayb Libaax: A Somali Folktale
retold by Said Salah Ahmed, images by Kelly Dupre
Somalia

Where's Jamela?
written and illustrated by Niki Daly
South Africa

Master Man: A Tall Tale of Nigera
written by Aaron Shephard, images by David Wisniewski
Nigeria

Sense Pass King: A Story from Cameroon
written by Katrin Tchana, images by Trina Schart Hyman
Cameroon

Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile
written by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert, images by Julie Paschkis
Liberia

Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam
written and illustrated by Diane Stanley
Egypt / Syria

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