A Pioneer Sampler, by
Barbara Greenwood (Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1994)
-- frontier and pioneer life in 1940.
Abe Lincoln, The Young Years, by Keith Brandt (Troll
-- events during youth in Kentucky and Indiana.
Christmas In Noisy Village,
by Astrid Lindgren & Ilon Wikland (Puffin Book, 1963)
-- celebrating Christmas in Sweden.
Crow Boy, by Taro
Yashima (Puffin Books, 1983)
-- a boy in Japan is different.
Eight Days of Hanukkah,
by Harriet Ziefert (Viking 1997)
-- a rhyme book about Hanukkah festivities.
Family Pictures - Cuadios de Familia, by Carmen Garza (Children's Book Press, 1990)
-- learn about Spanish speaking families .
From Hand To Mouth, by
James Cross Giblin (HarperCollins Publishers, 1987)
-- inventing knives, forks, spoons, and chopsticks.
George Washington Carver,
by Mirna Benite (Raintree Steck-Vaughan Pubs, 1992)
--a biography of the agriculturist for beginning readers.
Happy New Year, by
Kung-Hsi Fa-Ts'Ai (Crown Publishers, Inc 1997)
--customs, traditions, foods, and lore celebrating the Chinese New Year.
Hooray! It's Passover!,
by Leslie Kimmelman (HarperCollins, 1996)
-- relatives come to share the Seder dinner..
How My Parents Learned To Eat, by Ina Friedman (Houghton Mifflin, 1984)
-- American sailor and Japanese girl.
If You Sailed on The Mayflower in 1620, by Ann McGovern (Scholastic 1969)
-- Pilgrim families and foods.
Pot Luck, by Tobi
Tobias (Lothrop, Lee Shepard Books, 1993)
-- Sophie learns about pot luck and older friends.
Silly Tilly's Christmas,
by Lillian Hoban (Harper Collins, 1990)
-- the animals Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons', by Eileen Spinelli (HarperCollins Publishers,
-- calamity prevents the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
The Desert is Theirs, by
Byrd Baylor (Charles Scribner's sons, 1975)
-learn how Indians live in the desert.
The Farm - Adventures In Colonial America, by James E. Knight (Troll Associates, 1982)
-- social life and customs in early Pennsylvania.
The First Thanksgiving,
by Jean Craighead George (PaperStar Books1993)
--the colonists aborard the Mayflower celebrate their first thanksgiving.
This Is The Way We Eat Our Lunch, by Edith Baer (Scholastic, 1995)
- food and recipes.
Uncle Vova's Tree, by
Patricia Polacco (Sandcastle, 1989)
-- relatives gather at a farm house to celebrate Christmas in the Russian tradition.
Under The Midsummer Sky,
by Arole Schaefer (Whitebird Book, 1994)
-- Swedish celebrations on the farm with day long sunshine.
What Is Thanksgiving,
by Harriet Ziefert (Harper Festival, 1992)
-- lift the flap as Mouse learns about Thanksgiving.
When Clay Sings, by Byrd Baylor (Aladdin Paperbacks, 1972)
--learn about Indians through broken pots on desert SW hillsides.
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