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Shop locally, read globally! This curated list from our instore Global Stories section highlights books that tell stories from around the world and from many global cultures. Not seeing what you're looking for? Ask an expert on our BookKids Hotline!

 

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140546163
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - May 20th, 1992

The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity: A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan Cover Image
By Amy Alznauer, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690489
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

Across the Bay Cover Image
By Carlos Aponte, Carlos Aponte (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524786625
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 17th, 2019

My Bed: Enchanting Ways to Fall Asleep Around the World Cover Image
By Rebecca Bond, Salley Mavor (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544949065
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

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The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story Cover Image
By Tina Cho, Jess X. Snow (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984814869
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Published: Kokila - August 4th, 2020

The Name Jar Cover Image
By Yangsook Choi, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417996
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Published: Dragonfly Books - October 14th, 2003

Paper Sumo Cover Image
By COCHAE
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452144856
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 27th, 2015

Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy Cover Image
By Tara Dairman, Archana Sreenivasan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518068
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020

The Empty Pot Cover Image
By Demi, Demi (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780805049008
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Square Fish - September 15th, 1996

How Do You Say I Love You? Cover Image
By Hannah Eliot, Shirley Ng-Benitez (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534400122
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Published: Little Simon - December 5th, 2017

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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544102293
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 31st, 2015

All the Way to Havana Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627796422
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 29th, 2017

Red Shoes Cover Image
By Karen English, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338114607
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 15th, 2020

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The Sound of Silence Cover Image
By Katrina Goldsaito, Julia Kuo (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316203371
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 2nd, 2016

Leila in Saffron Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425644
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 18th, 2019

The International Day of the Girl: Celebrating Girls Around the World (CitizenKid) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781525300585
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 1st, 2020

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452141213
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2015

Big Red Lollipop Cover Image
By Rukhsana Khan, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670062874
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 4th, 2010

Saffron Ice Cream Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338150520
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018

Same, Same But Different Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805089462
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 13th, 2011

The Paper Boat: A Refugee Story Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771473637
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Owlkids - September 15th, 2020

If You Lived Here: Houses of the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780547238920
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2011

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We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Ohana Means Family Cover Image
By Ilima Loomis, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443260
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Published: Neal Porter Books - February 4th, 2020

Every Night Is Pizza Night Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005254
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Published: Norton Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

Lubna and Pebble Cover Image
By Wendy Meddour, Daniel Egnéus (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554165
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Published: Dial Books - March 5th, 2019

How the Stars Came To Be Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781849766630
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Tate Publishing - March 24th, 2020

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Niño Wrestles the World Cover Image
By Yuyi Morales, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250062703
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - August 25th, 2015

Your World 1000 Piece Family Puzzle Cover Image
By Mudpuppy, Paul Diviz (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735349063
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Mudpuppy - January 16th, 2017

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

The Camel in the Sun Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781554983810
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Groundwood Books - October 1st, 2013

American Tall Tales Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780679800897
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 1991

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Bee-bim Bop! Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618265114
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Clarion Books - September 12th, 2005

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452103624
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 19th, 2012

The Field Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735843127
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: NorthSouth Books - March 6th, 2018

Song of the Old City Cover Image
By Anna Pellicioli, Merve Atilgan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741044
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

At the Same Moment, Around the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452122083
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - March 11th, 2014

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¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

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¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557261
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

If Dominican Were a Color Cover Image
By Sili Recio, Brianna McCarthy (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534461796
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - September 22nd, 2020

Wabi Sabi Cover Image
By Mark Reibstein, Ed Young (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316118255
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2008

Lil' Loteria: A Bilingual Bingo Game: A Lil' Libros Bilingual Bingo Game Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780986109973
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Lil' Libros - January 2nd, 2018

The Cat Man of Aleppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984813787
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

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Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon Cover Image
By Simran Jeet Singh, Baljinder Kaur (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555094
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - August 25th, 2020

Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India Cover Image
By Chitra Soundar, Uma Krishnaswamy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536200676
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Candlewick - December 31st, 2018

Global Kids: 50+ Games, Crafts, Recipes & More from Around the World Cover Image
By Homa Sabet Tavangar, Sophie Fatus (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781782858294
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Barefoot Books - September 30th, 2019

Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419746772
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780810938724
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2010

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Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781419705830
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

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The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419721304
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2016

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A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534410343
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Sugar in Milk Cover Image
By Thrity Umrigar, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762495191
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Published: Running Press Kids - October 6th, 2020

Teatime Around the World Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771646017
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Published: Greystone Kids - October 27th, 2020

Nana Akua Goes to School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581130
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - June 16th, 2020

Migrants Cover Image
By Issa Watanabe, Issa Watanabe (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781776573134
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Published: Gecko Press - October 6th, 2020

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The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid Cover Image
By Jeanette Winter, Jeanette Winter (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481446693
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - August 22nd, 2017

Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia Cover Image
By Jeanette Winter, Jeanette Winter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416997788
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Published: Beach Lane Books - June 8th, 2010

Oscar's American Dream Cover Image
By Barry Wittenstein, Kristen Howdeshell (Illustrator), Kevin Howdeshell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525707691
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 13th, 2020

Malala's Magic Pencil Cover Image
By Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316319577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017