INTERNATIONAL CALENDAR 2011 - KIDS' BOOKS BY COUNTRY


Nigeria

The distant talking drum: poems from Nigeria
by Isaac Olaleye; paintings by FranÈ Lessac.
Honesdale, Pa.: Wordsong; [New York] :
Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1995.
Ages 12 to 16.


St. Lucia

My grandpa and the sea
by Katherine Orr
Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 1990.
Ages 5 to 9.


Sierra Leone

Be patient, Abdul
Written and Illustrated Dolores Sandoval
New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1996.
Ages 6 to 9.


Chile

To go singing through the world:
the childhood of Pablo Neruda

by Deborah Kogan Ray
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Ages 7 to 10.


Thailand

The happiness of Kati
Jane Vejjajiva; translated by Prudence Borthwick.
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006.
Ages 9 to 13.


Philippines

Tuko and the birds: a tale from the Philippines
by Shirley Climo; illustrated by Francisco X. Mora.
New York: Henry Holt, 2008.
Ages 5 to 10.


Tanzania

Elizabeti's school
by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen; illustrated by Christy Hale.
New York: Lee & Low Books, 2002.
Ages 4 to 7.

Malaysia

The bee tree
by Stephen Buchmann and Diana Cohn; with illustrations by Paul Mirocha.
El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press, 2007.
Ages 7 to 11.


India

Boys without names.
by Kashmira Sheth
New York: Balzer & Bray, 2010.
Ages 9 to 12.


Colombia

Yeny and the children for peace
by Michelle Mulder
Toronto: Second Story Press, 2008.
Ages12 to 16.


Ghana

One hen: how one small loan made a big difference
written by Katie Smith Milway; illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes.
Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008.
Ages 4 to 9.


Pakistan

Beneath my mother's feet
by Amjed Qamar
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008.
Ages 12 to 14.


Brazil

From another world
Ana Maria Machado; translated by Luisa Baeta; with illustrations by Lucia Brandao
Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2005.
Ages 9 to 12.