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Multicultural Literature
Yangsook Choi: Biography
Yangsook Choi: Bibliography
Yangsook Choi: Book Analysis
The Thief Lord
This Same Sky
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
The Eleventh Hour: Curious Mystery
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
M.C. Higgins, the Great
Goin' Someplace Special
Too Many Tamales
Pablo Remembers
My Name is Maria Isabel
Pablo's Tree
The Great Ball Game
Buffalo Woman
Morning Girl
The Mud Pony: A Traditional Skidi Pawnee Tale
Jingle Dancer
The Name Jar
Tree of Cranes
Good Luck Gold: And Other Poems
The Magic Paintbrush
Ella Enchanted
Silent Lotus
Real Heroes


This Web Site is created for a class titled Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults, offered through Texas Women's University in Denton, TX.  The books have been selected with children and young adults as the target audience.  The reviews are based primarily on my opinion.

Author Study
        Yangsook Choi
International Literature:
  • The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
  • This Same Sky collected by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox
  • The Eleventh Hour: Curious Mystery by Graeme Base

African American Literature:

  • Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
  • M.C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton
  • Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia C. McKissack, Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)
  • Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Hispanic/Latino(a) Literature:

  • Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
  • Pablo's Tree by Pat Mora
  • Pablo Remembers by George Ancona
  • My Name is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor Ada

Native American Literature:

  • The Great Ball Game by Joseph Bruchac
  • Buffalo Woman by Paul Goble
  • Morning Girl by Michael Dorris
  • The Mud Pony: A Traditional Skidi Pawnee Tale retold by Caron Lee Cohen, Illustrated by Shonto Begay
  • Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith, Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu

Asian American Literature:

  • The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
  • Tree of Cranes by Allen Say
  • Good Luck Gold: and Other Poems by Janet Wong
  • The Magic Paintbrush by Laurence Yep

Inclusive Literature:

  • Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Silent Lotus by Jeanne M. Lee
  • Real Heroes by Marilyn Kaye

Yangsook Choi
permission granted by Yansook Choi, 2004

Web Site created by Linda Laib, Graduate Student at TWU