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"Around the World" Book Series, Ann Morris J.D.Klein Ann Morris has created a series of "Around the World" books on a variety of different topics, from the shoes we wear to the houses we live in. This link to her website offers several examples; go onto Amazon and search by "Around the World" and you'll find many more.
Sep 13th, 2011
A Year of Reading the World: The List J.D.Klein Collected by Ann Morgan, this global reading list includes an incredible array of titles from 196 countries.
Dec 16th, 2014
Against Forgetting: 20th Century Poetry of Witness J.D.Klein Link to an article about Carolyn Forché's excellent anthology of poetry written in conflict, organized by global conflict.
Feb 19th, 2012
Are You Listening? Voices from the Middle East J.D.Klein This excellent anthology of Middle Eastern literature was put together at Harvard as a resource for teachers.
Jun 8th, 2012
Bee Me Bookshelf J.D.Klein Started by a teacher at the Madeira School (VA), Bee Me Bookshelf is a monthly subscription diverse book buying service for children. We are committed to providing access to important books that reflect our diverse world, and a robust curriculum to help children think through and understand the words they are reading.
Jan 6th, 2015
CCBC Global Reading Lists J.D.Klein Great global reading lists and resources from the Cooperative Children's Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Feb 17th, 2012
Dot-to-Dot Children's Books J.D.Klein This small publishing house is bringing young people together to write, share their stories, and make the world a better place. Excellent (and growing) resources, particularly for elementary school students.
Sep 13th, 2011
Global Literature on Children in Conflict J.D.Klein "Using literature to explore the issues of children in conflict." Excellent list, organized by world region, with appropriate age ranges indicated.
Jun 8th, 2012
Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding J.D.Klein American Library Association's excellent global literature list organized by country. Reading selections are by native authors, and grade level appropriateness is indicated.
Feb 17th, 2012
Lee and Low Books J.D.Klein LEE & LOW BOOKS is one of the few minority-owned publishing companies in the United States. LEE & LOW is also a throwback to what many publishers used to be: independent, generational businesses in which the people running the company have a personal stake in its success. It means we have the freedom to pursue our mission of increasing the number of diverse books available to children.
Jan 6th, 2015
Selected Readings on Arab Jews and Muslims J.D.Klein Reading list on the history and lives of Arab Jews and Muslims, put together by TCI: Jewish Resources and Culture for Independent Schools.
Feb 17th, 2012
Sudden Fiction International J.D.Klein Excellent anthology of super-short stories by authors from around the world--with an excellent mix of known authors and a few lesser-known names as well.
Feb 21st, 2012
Top 100 Works in World Literature J.D.Klein The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 countries on what they considered the “best and most central works in world literature.” Among the authors polled were Milan Kundera, Doris Lessing, Seamus Heaney, Salman Rushdie, Wole Soyinka, John Irving, Nadine Gordimer, and Carlos Fuentes. The list of 100 works appears alphabetically by author.
Feb 17th, 2012
World View: Recommended Global Reading List J.D.Klein Excellent global reading list put together by the staff of World View.
Feb 17th, 2012
Worlds of Words eleighty University of Arizona's international collection of children's and adolescent literature.
Feb 17th, 2012