Y = books recommended for younger readers; O = books recommended for older readers
Evans, Lezlie     (Y)
Can you greet the whole wide world? : 12 common phrases in 12 different languages
Presents twelve common words and phrases such as "hello," "thank you," and "goodbye" in twelve languages, including Italian, Zulu, Japanese, Hindi, Russian, and Arabic.

Fox, Mem     (Y)
Whoever you are
Despite the differences between people around the world, there are similarities that join us together, such as pain, joy, and love.

Ruurs, Margriet     (Y)
My librarian is a camel : how books are brought to children around the world
Describes unusual mobile libraries found around the world.

Trish, Marx     (Y)
Kindergarten Day China and USA : a flip-me-over book
Contains two stories that depict a day in an American and Chinese kindergarten classrooms to reveal the similarities and differences between how classes are run in the two countries.

Weinstein, Ellen     (Y)
Everywhere the cow says "Moo!"
Easy-to-read text reveals the different words for animal sounds in four languages--English, Spanish, French, and Japanese--and the one that remains the same.

  Summer 2011