Picture Books About Friendship
Diverse literature drawing from different experiences is a great way to help children expand their worldview and learn more about the world around them. Here are a variety of picture books written by Asian authors.
A young Chinese girl and her family stop by the side of the road. She is embarrassed – why can’t her family get food from the grocery store like a normal family? In the end, she learns to appreciate the watercress and what it means for her family.
Most girls that little Ruby knows just want one thing–to be married. Ruby, however, has other aspirations. She wants to grow up and attend university like her brothers. The only problem is, going to college isn’t something girls usually get to do.
A young boy whose family has just moved to America from Korea finds comfort and a reminder of home in a stately plum tree that stands tall in the backyard. When a fierce storm sends Plumee crashing to the ground, the boy learns a valuable lesson about holding on to precious memories while also appreciating new beginnings.