The amazing tricks two American soldiers do on a borrowed bicycle are a fitting finale for the school sports day festivities in a small village in occupied Japan.
Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Read Aloud, Read to Self
The Most Beautiful Place in the World
by Ann Cameron
Set in the mountains of Guatamala, Juan must shine shoes to support himself and his grandmother. Secretly, he longs to go to school. Your young child will cheer for Juan as he learns to stand up for himself and achieve his dreams.
On her first day of school in America, Unhei is teased because of her name. She decides to take a new American name with the help of her classmates. In the end, Unhei learns to take pride in her Korean heritage and makes a true friend.
Set in the "bush" of Alaska, a new teacher surprises her one-room school house students by appreciating their culture--Athapascan Indian--and capturing their interest in learning about other cultures. With her inspired teaching, she wins their hearts and teaches them to read and write. Will she stay or leave like all the other teachers?
On November 14, 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges became the first African-American child to integrate the William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans. In her own words, Ruby Bridges shares her memories from this pivotal time in history. Photographs, quotes, letters, and articles from newspapers chronicle historical events in this book.