Great multicultural books for kids (many with food themes)

A Listmania! list by Myra Sara Alperson (New York, NY United States)
 
Everybody Cooks Rice (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
1.  Everybody Cooks Rice (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by Norah Dooley
The list author says:
  "The many uses of rice in cooking around the world - within one neighborhood! - becomes a lesson in multiculturalism"
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Everybody Bakes Bread (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
2.  Everybody Bakes Bread (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by Norah Dooley
The list author says:
  "In this successor volume to "Everyone Cooks Rice," the many variations of baking bread bocome a model for multiculturalism"
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Jalapeno Bagels
3.  Jalapeno Bagels by Natasha Wing
The list author says:
  "A little boy "solves" the dilemma of how to reflect his family through food by creating a "hybrid" jalapeno bagel that combines the heritage of both parents"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Dumpling Soup
4.  Dumpling Soup by Jama Kim Rattigan
The list author says:
  "The adventure of preparing a traditional dumpling soup with relatives during New Year festivities becomes a way for a little girl to draw closer to her heritage"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

For My Family, Love, Allie
5.  For My Family, Love, Allie by Ellen B. Senisi
The list author says:
  "A little girl in a biracial family celebrates an extended reunion by preparing treats that coincidentally show the different skin colors of multiracial families"
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The Colors of Us
6.  The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
The list author says:
  "A little girl seeking to paint portraits of her friends finds herself describing them in terms of food - cinnamon, cocoa, peanut butter, coffee, etc."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

black is brown is tan
7.  black is brown is tan by Arnold Adoff
The list author says:
  "A charming book of poems celebrating a multiracial family"
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Mama & Papa Have A Store
8.  Mama & Papa Have A Store by Amelia Lau Carling
The list author says:
  "A lovely evocation of a Chinese-American woman's childhood in Guatemala"
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"More More More," Said the Baby Board Book (Caldecott Collection)
9.  "More More More," Said the Baby Board Book (Caldecott Collection) by Vera B. William
The list author says:
  "For pre-schoolers, three exhilarating stories of love between parents/grandparents and children/grandchildren"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

You Be Me, I'll Be You
10.  You Be Me, I'll Be You by Pili Mandelbaum
The list author says:
  "A loving exchange between a father and his daughter as they explore their racial differences"
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2.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Myra Sara Alperson (New York, NY United States)
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Last updated: 5/7/01
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