INTERNATIONAL CALENDAR 2015 - KIDS' BOOKS

 

Ethiopia

E is for Ethiopia
By Ashenafi Gudeta, 2010
ages 6-9 , Nonfiction

 

Cameroon

The Fortune-Tellers
By Lloyd Alexander, Trina Hyman, 1992
ages 3-8

 

Sri Lanka

Reef
By Romesh Gunesekera, 1994
ages 12+

 

Read more at www.theguardian.com

Malawi

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
By Wm. Kamkwamba & B. Mealer, 2009
ages YA+

 

Read more at www.amazon.com

Turkey

The Stone of Destiny: Tales from Turkey
By Elspeth Tavaci, Paul Hess, 2012
ages 8-11

 

South Africa

Journey to Jo'burg, A South African Story
By Beverly Naidoo, illustrated by Eric Velasquez, 1986
ages 11+

 

Read more at www.harpercollins.com

Mozambique

Secrets in the Fire
By Henning Mankel, translated Anne Connie Stuksrud, 2003
ages 12+

 

Read more at www.umanitoba.ca

Vanuatu

Disaster in Oceania
By Ed Hanson, 2005
ages 10+

 

Rwanda

Broken Memory, A Novel of Rwanda
By Elisabeth Combres, translated Shelley Tanaka, 2009
ages, 12+

 

Read more at read-learn-create-grow.blogspot.com

Guatemala

Colibri
By Ann Cameron, 2003
ages, 12+

 

Read more at www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org

Mongolia

The Blue Sky: A Novel
By Galsan Tschinag, translated Katharina Rout, 2006
ages 12+

 

India

The Birdman
By Veronika M. Charles, illustrated A. Galauchko & S. Daigle, 2006
ages 5-8

 

Read more at www.tundrabooks.com

Nepal

Tiger of the Snows: Tenzing Norgay, The Boy Whose Dream was Everest
By Robert Burleigh, illustrated, Ed Young, 2006
ages 8-12