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St. Louis Public Library staff recommends these books to parents to promote understanding and to help your children cope. Request one or more using the Catalog in this website or visit the SLPL location nearest you for these or other titles.

PICTURE BOOKS:

Alrawi, Karim. Girl Who Lost Her Smile. Delray Beach: Winslow Press, 2000.

Bercaw, Edna. Halmoni’s Day. NY: Dial Books, 2000.

Bunting, Eve. Gleam and Glow. San Diego: Harcourt, 2001.

Bunting, Eve. The Wall. NY: Clarion Books, 1990.

Carle, Eric. The Grouchy Ladybug. NY: HarperCollins, 1996.

Carlson, Nancy. Loudmouth George and the Sixth Grade Bully. Minneapolis: Carolrohoda Books, 1983.

Couric, Katie. Brand New Kid. NY: Doubleday, 2000.

Cutler, Jane. Cello of Mr. O. NY: Putton Children’s Books, 1999.

English, Karen. Nadia’s Hands. Honesdale: Boyds Mills Press, 1999.

Fanelli, Sarah. Wolf. NY: Dial Books, 1997.

Galdone, Paul. Monkey and the Crocodile. NY: Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books, 1969.

Hamanaka, Shelia. Peace Crane. NY: Morrow Junior Books, 1995.

Heide, Florence. Sami and the Time Troubles. NY: Clarion Books, 1992.

Hoffman, Mary. Color of Home. NY: Phyllis Fogelman Books, 2002.

Keller, Holly. Horace. NY: Greenwillow Books, 1991.

Khan, Rukhsana. The Roses in my Carpets. NY: Holiday House, 1998.

Kurtz, Jane. Faraway Home. San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 2000.

Kurtz, Jane. Trouble. San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1997.

Kuskin, Karla. The Upstairs Cat. NY: Clarion Books, 1997.

Lee, Milly. Nim and the War Effort. NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1997.

Lionni, Leo. Little Blue and Little Yellow. NY: Mulberry Books, 1995.

Lovell, Patty. Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon. NY: Putnam Children’s Books, 2001

McKee, David. Elmer: The Story of the Patchwork Elephant. NY: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard, 1989.

Oppenheim, Shulamith Levy. Ali and the Magic Stew. Honesdale: Boyds Mills Press, 2002.

Munsch, Robert. From Far Away. Toronto: Annick Press, 1995.

Polacco, Patricia. Mr. Lincoln’s Way. NY: Philomel Books, 2001.

Polacco, Patricia. Pink and Say. NY: Philomel Books, 1994.

Popov, Nikolai. Why? NY: North-South Books, 1996.

Rotner, Shelly. Faces. NY: Macmillan, 1994.

Seuss, Dr. The Sneetches and Other Stories. NY: Random House, 1961.

Swope, Sam. Araboolies of Liberty Street. NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2001.

Waber, Bernard. You Look Ridiculous. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966.

Yashima, Taro. Crow Boy. New York: Viking Press, 1955.

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JUVENILE FICTION:

Blume, Judy. Blubber. NY: Atheneum, 2001.

Carmi, Daniella. Samir and Yonatan. NY: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2000.

Clements, Andrew. The Jacket. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Clements, Andrew. Jake Drake, Bully Buster. NY: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2001.

Clinton, Cathryn. A Stone in My Hand. Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2002.

Curtis, Chistopher Paul Curtis. The Watson’s Go to Birmingham. NY: Delacorte Press, 1995.

Ellis, Deborah. Parvana’s Journey. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2002.

Ellis, Deborah. The Breadwinner. Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2001.

Fletcher, Susan. Shadow Spinner. NY: Antheneum, 1998.

Fogelin, Adrian. Crossing Jordan. NY: Ballantine Books, 1995.

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Lily’s Crossing. NY: Delacorte, 1997.

Hesse, Karen. Witness. NY: Scholastic, 2001.

Isaacs, Anne. Torn Thread. NY: Scholastic, 2000.

Kurtz, Jane. Storyteller’s Beads. San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1998.

Lorbiecki, Marybeth. My Palace of Leaves in Sarajevo. NY: Dial Books, 1997.

Martin, Ann M. Belle Teal. NY: Scholastic, 2001.

McNamee, Graham. Sparks. NY: Wendy Lamb Books, 2002.

Mead, Alice. Girl of Kosovo. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2001.

Meyers, Walter Dean. Journal of Biddy Owens. NY: Scholastic, 2001.

Muse, Daphne, ed. Prejudice: Stories about Hate, Ignorance, Revelation and Transformation. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1995.

Myers, Walter Dean. Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam. NY: HarperCollins, 2002.

Naylor, Phyllis. Saving Shiloh. NY: Atheneum, 1997.

Nye, Naomi Shihab. Habibi. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Paulsen, Gary. The White Fox Chronicles. NY: Delacorte, 2000.

Spinelli, Jerry. Maniac Magee. NY: Harper Trophy, 1990.

Staples, Suzanne Fisher. Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind. NY: Random House, 1991.

Wahl, Jan. How the Children Stopped the Wars. NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1969.

Whelan, Gloria. Homeless Bird. NY: HarperCollins, 2000.

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION:

Fletcher, Susan. Walk Across the Sea. NY: Atheneum, 2001.

Kerr, M.E. Slap Your Sides. NY: HarperCollins, 2001.

Laird, Elizabeth. Kiss the Dust. NY: Puffin Books, 1994.

Marsden, John. Tomorrow When the War Began. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Mazer, Harry. Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Myers, Walter Dean. Fallen Angels. NY: Scholastic, 1988.

Staples, Suzanne Fisher. Haveli. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

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NON-FICTION:

Hussein, Ikram. Teenage Refugees from Somalia Speak Out. NY: Rosen Publishing, 1997.

King, John. A Family from Iraq. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1998.
Orgel, Doris. The Lion and the Mouse: and other Aesop Fables. NY: Dk Ink., 2000.

Strazzabosco, Gina. Teenage Refugees from Iran Speak Out. NY: Rosen Publishing, 1995.

Temple, Bob. Arab Americans. Philadelphia: Mason Crest Publishers, 2002.

Wapner, Kenneth. Teenage Refugees from Vietnam Speak Out. NY: Rosen Publishing, 1995.

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BIOGRAPHY:

Filipovic, Zlata. Zlata’s Diary: A Child’s Life in Sarajevo. NY: Viking, 1994.

Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank. NY: Bantam Books, 1994.

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