Book List in Order:15 titles

  • One is a rainbow. One is a cake. One is a piñata that's ready to break! In this lively picture book, a companion to the Pura Belpre-honored Green Is a Chile Pepper, children discover a fiesta of numbers in the world around them, all the way from one...


  • It's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and children throughout the pueblo, or town, are getting ready to celebrate They decorate with colored streamers, calaveras, or sugar skulls, and pan de muertos, or bread of the dead. There are altars draped...


  • Everyone has the magic within! Grandpa Tu is famous for his special noodles, and as the emperor's birthday approaches, he teaches his granddaughter, Mei, the family trade. Mei struggles to find the magic needed to make noodles. Ultimately, she fin...


  • ’Twas Nochebuena and all through our casa, every creature was kneading tamale masa... It’s Christmas Eve, and you’re invited to a Nochebuena celebration! Follow a family as they prepare to host a night filled with laughter, love, and Latin...


  • "Children discover a world of colors all around them. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, but all are universal in appeal. A short glossary explains the cultural significance of the colored objects featured in this book"--...



  • Green is a chile pepper, spicy and hot. Green is cilantro inside our pot. In this lively picture book, children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake. Many of...


  • In this lively picture book, children discover a world of shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, triangles are slices of watermelon and quesadillas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are uni...


  • When you do a good deed, it will come back to you. Mai loves feeding the caged birds near the temple but dreams that one day she'll see them fly free. Then she meets Thu and shares the joy of feeding the birds with her. This sets a chain of good deed...






  • This lively compilation of wishing traditions from around the world is sure to educate and inspire young readersand makes a perfect gift! Each charming custom provides insight into the cultures of lands far and near while reminding us of the similari...



  • Take a charming tour of Chinatown! What in the worldcould you possibly seeat an old gai see,just you and meon a warm and easy,slightly breezyspringtime Saturday morning?In Cantonese, gai see means “street market,” the lively place where vendors s...


  • Celebrate the girl you loveFrom wobbly first steps to romping in the rain, this vibrant book captures the precious early years of a child’s life and a parent’s wish for her bright future. Styled as an adorable “album” of art and verse, this i...


  • Ming and his grandmother visit a wishing tree every Lunar New Year. As Ming grows from a little boy to a young man, the tree’s presence remains an important figure in his life. When he is forced to overcome a tragedy, he develops a new relationship...


  • A little girl's neighborhood becomes a discovery ground of things round, square and rectangular. Many of the objects are Asian in origin, other universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and pizza boxes, rectangular Chinese lace a...