We Are The World

  Introduction:
BPL KidZone, We are the World, a group of multicultural children exploring a globe.We Are the World
 
“We are the world! We are the children!”  Welcome to this month’s international and multicultural website.  You will learn all about countries everywhere from Africa to Asia to Central America! You’ll learn cool facts about heritage, dress, customs, and how kids around the world have fun! So sit back and relax...and pull up a chair and a few good books because "we are the world!"
 
Internet Links:

Global Trek http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/
This site is a way for students to travel the world without having to leave their classroom. The travel itinerary provides links to background information and a chance to read about a country's people and culture. There is even the opportunity to correspond and talk with people in their native language with the help of instant translation.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/world/ 
National Geographic’s virtual world map takes you on a trip with a click on the map.

 CIA World Fact Bookhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/
The World Factbook holds a wealth of information from country information to flags and maps.

Fact Monsterhttp://www.factmonster.com/countries.html
Countries in the news. Current conflicts and news worthy topics about countries from around the globe.

Mama Lisa's Worldhttp://www.mamalisa.com/?t=e_atoz
Mama Lisa's World - international music and culture

Database:

BPL Kidzone, Grolier Online-New Book of Knowledge LogoNew Book of Knowledge
Which American president has ancestors from Kenya in east Africa, grew up in Hawaii and Indonesia, and attended universities with multicultural populations?

Printed Resources:
BPL Catalog, Israel Book JacketIsrael
by Nel Yomtov
 Shalom! See pictures of the Galilee and learn about Shabbat in this cool book. And be sure to check out the pictures of the wilderness animals!
 
BPL Catalog, Nearly Nonsense: Hoja Tales From Turkey by Rina SinghNearly Nonsense: Hoja Tales From Turkey
by Rina Singh
 Salaam alaykum!  Want to read about a donkey, the bathhouse, and deep philosophical questions? Then come meet Hoja!
 
BPL Catalog, A to Z Nigera by Tamra OrrA to Z Nigeria
by Tamra Orr.
 Put on an agbada! Come learn about Lagos and Ibadan!  Come to Nigeria!
 
 
 BPL Kidzone-Italy by Ademola O. Sadik, book coverItaly
by Ademola Sadek
Buongiorno!   Viva Italia!  Read about Rome, Venice, and everybody’s favorite....pasta!
 
BPL Kidzone-China, Land of the Emperor's Great Wall (Magic Tree House) by Mary Pope Osborne & Natalie Pope Boyce, book coverMagic Tree House: China: Land of the Emperor’s Great Wall
by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
 Ni Hao!  Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? Read this book and find out!!!
 
BPL Kidzone-India (Countries We Come From) by Joyce Markovics, book coverCountries We Come From :India
by Joyce Markovics
What is the largest country in South Asia? Which country is home of the famous Ganges River? Which country did Mahatma Gandhi come from? Why, India of course!!!