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P.S. I'm Eleven (Surviving Haiti's Quake) By Mae Claire
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A very bright eleven year old girl, attending a private school in Haiti realizes the importance of her family and friends. She observes those who were not given the opportunity to be educated and... More > tells herself that she does not want to be “Menm jan ak yo.” She is given several opportunities to see different parts of the world. The trips make her wise beyond her years. Tragedy in Haiti strikes and it is now up to her to find the living amongst the dead. She loses all hope in finding her best friend but still believes that her parents may still be alive. Looking frantically for her Mami and Papi in the debris, she comes to terms with the fact that she may never see them again. Life as she knows it ceases to exist until she encounters several other victims on the way to Port-Au-Prince to find food. Her bond with the broken and hungry gives her the strength to search her heart and soul for what death and life really means.< Less
What Does It Mean To Be Global - English By Rana DiOrio
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In this whimsically-drawn and thoughtfully-told story, 4 to 7 year old children learn what it means to be global by visiting the pyramids, eating sushi, celebrating Kwanzaa, and learning how to say... More > “hello” in Swahili. Winner of the Multicultural Non-Fiction category of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards and named Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist, the book is a conversation starter for parents and educators to teach children about the goodness in exploring, appreciating, and respecting other children's traditions, religions, and values the world over.< Less
Twigg and the Leafcutters By Jason Cruse
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Twigg the energetic leafling learns whats it means to be responsible taking care of a sleepy tree who wants his leaves to fall to the ground. Follow his adventure and his lessons learned in the... More > first of the series of Leafcutter books that has activities included with each picture. Illustrated by Tony Allard.< Less
My Name Is BRUMMA By Carlo Mazur
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Brumma is a friendly (and lazy) troll from another dimension. He suddenly arrives in our world, and meets Jaymay, a 10 year old girl. Together the go on a quest to rectify the problem in the... More > Wheel-House. But where is that Wheel-House? And how to get there? Confused?? You should be, so better read the book. It will take you on an exiting journey to another world with Brumma and Jaymay.< Less

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