The GICB presents a list of indie books that are multicultural. Some books may represent the other themes (eco-conscious, empowerment, diversity) as well and will have a correlating star listed.
When Andy and Tito learn that they’ll be spending Christmas away from home (…all the way in Peru!) they brace for the worst. “How is Santa Claus going to find me?!” asks Andy. He desperately uses every trick under his sleeve to stay home. However, Mom can see through all of his schemes. Now Andy is determined to let Santa Claus know which way he’s headed…Imagine his disappointment when he finds out it isn’t even winter time in Peru! But when the brothers meet their family in Peru, they find a special surprise, and learn that there is more to Christmas than just presents and cookies. (NOT)Home for Christmas is a tenderly fun story of love and family. A tale for the whole family!
Inspired by the ancient Greek play Ornithes (The Birds, 414 BC) by Aristophanes; first book in a series by Greek archaeologist Maria Kamoulakou-Marangoudakis. In this delightful tale, two best friends rescue a pair of crows and are swept away to the Land of the Birds. Join them in their adventure where they meet the bird king and his subjects, and help the birds unite to achieve the impossible: a bird city in the clouds called Ornithopolis. Sky Cloud City is the first book in the series, The Adventures of Hope & Trusty. Inspired by the ancient Greek play Ornithes (The Birds, 414 BC) by Aristophanes.