In Episode 20, Saadia Faruqi will share recommendations for books that take place in other parts of the world. Then, Ann Braden will share her conversation with educator Jen Vincent about the Identity Unit she used with her students to begin the school year.
BOOKS SET IN OTHER COUNTRIES
ALL THE WAY TO HAVANA written Margarita Engle and illustrated by Mike Curato.
BABY GOES TO MARKET written by Atinuke, illustrations by Angela Brooksbank.
BOOK UNCLE AND ME, written by Uma Krishnaswami
JUANA AND LUCAS, by Juana Medina.
THE LAST CHERRY BLOSSOM by Kathleen Burkinshaw
ONE HALF FROM THE EAST written by Nadia Hashimi
THE TURTLE OF OMAN by Naomi Shihab Nye
WHERE THE STREETS HAD A NAME by Randa Abdel- Fattah.
MY FATE ACCORDING TO THE BUTTERFLY written by Gail Villanueva
EVERLASTING NORA by Marie Miranda Cruz
DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY written by Adib Khorram.
THE GIRL WHO COULD SILENCE THE WIND by Meg Medina.
Jen Vincent’s Recommendations
THE DAY YOU BEGIN by Jacqueline Woodson
MY TEACHER IS A MONSTER by Peter Brown
IMAGINE by Juan Felipe Herrera
NERDY BIRD by Aaron Reynolds
MY NAME IS SANGOEL by Karen Williams and Khadra Mohammad
CANVAS OF MY LIFE (video) by Jason Momoa
JOURNEY by Aaron Becker
MY GRANDMA AND ME by Mina Javaherbin