Readers go around the world; BOOK LIST


Throughout his school years, your child will be exploring other lands and other cultures. Rosemarie Clark, Donna Hawkins and Beth Vachon, authors of "The School-Savvy Parent," offer these resources to supplement this experience.

* "A Child's Celebration of the World," (Music for Little People, Warner Bros. Records, 1998): Older and younger kids will enjoy the multicultural songs performed by a variety of musicians. Check your local children's book or toy store or write to Music for Little People, P.O. Box 1460, Redway, Calif. 95560-1460. Call 800-346-4445 or e-mail the company at

* "The Kingfisher Young People's Atlas of the World," by Philip Steele (New York: Kingfisher, 1997): A good resource that includes lands, peoples and customs from around the globe.

* "People" by Peter Spier (New York: Doubleday, 1988): A wonderful introduction for younger kids to the ways that people are alike and different.

* "Traditions Around the World: Games," by Godfrey Hall (New York: Thomson Learning, 1995): Describes and gives the rules for many of the world's most popular games.

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