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Aani and the Tree Huggers

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Aani and the Tree Huggers

By Jeannine Atkins
Illustrated by Venantius J. Pinto

1995

Ah Gong’s Uniform

UN SDGs11 Sustainable Cities and Communities8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Ah Gong’s Uniform

By Ames Chen
Illustrated by Jayl Chen

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2021

Alamat Ng Palay the Legend of the Rice Grain

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

Alamat Ng Palay the Legend of the Rice Grain

By Segundo, D. Matias Jr.
Illustrated by Bascon, Zeus

2009

Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird

By Stephanie Spinner
Illustrated by Meilo So

2012

All Kinds of Nests!

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

All Kinds of Nests!

By Eun-gyu Choi
Illustrated by Ji-yeon Kim

2012

All the Water in the World

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

All the Water in the World

By George Ella Lyon

2011

Almost Nothing, Yet Everything: A Book about Water

UN SDGs6 Clean Water and Sanitation

Almost Nothing, Yet Everything: A Book about Water

By Hiroshi Osada
Translated by David Boyd
Illustrated by Ryōji Arai

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Japan
Genre: Nonfiction
2021

Amansinaya: Goddess of the Sea

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

Amansinaya: Goddess of the Sea

By Evasco, Eugene
Illustrated by Tejido, Jomike

2007

Amazing Ash and Superhero Ah Ma

UN SDGs3 Good Health and Well-being4 Quality Education

Amazing Ash and Superhero Ah Ma

By Melanie Lee
Illustrated by Arif Rafhan

Reader Age: Older
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2020

Amoako and the Forest

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Amoako and the Forest

By Deborah Cowley
Illustrated by Kathy Knowles

2008

Anak Ayam Bermain Dalam Hujan

Water

Anak Ayam Bermain Dalam Hujan

By Amanah Mustafi
Illustrated by Paula Pang

2016

Ancient Ones: The World of the Old-Growth Douglas Fir

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Ancient Ones: The World of the Old-Growth Douglas Fir

By Barbara Bash
Illustrated by Barbara Bash

2002

and then it’s spring

TreesTurning of the Seasons

and then it’s spring

By Julie Fogliano
Illustrated by Erin Stead

2012

Ang Alamat ng Palay (The Legend of Rice)

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Ang Alamat ng Palay (The Legend of Rice)

By Virgilio S. : Almario
Illustrated by Conrad A. Raquel

2012

Ang Huling Puno (The Last Tree)

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Ang Huling Puno (The Last Tree)

By Retold by Richard Reynante
Illustrated by Arnould Nuestro

2001

Ang Kagila-gilalas na Puno (The Spectacular Tree)

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Ang Kagila-gilalas na Puno (The Spectacular Tree)

By Robert Gunnar Magnuson

2001

Ang Kapatid ng Tatlong Marya (The Brother of the Three Marias)

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Ang Kapatid ng Tatlong Marya (The Brother of the Three Marias)

By Christine S. Bellen
Illustrated by Frances C. Alcaraz

2007

Ang Mahiyaing Manok (The Shy Rooster)

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Ang Mahiyaing Manok (The Shy Rooster)

By Rebecca T. Anonuevo
Illustrated by Ruben de Jesus

2000

The Apple Pie that Papa Baked

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

The Apple Pie that Papa Baked

By Lauren Thompson
Illustrated by Jonathan Bean

2007

Arai & The Tall Grass

UN SDGs15 Life on Land

Arai & The Tall Grass

By Shoba Dewey Chugani
Translated by Cisca Lim
Illustrated by Ratna Kusuma Halim

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Indonesia
Genre: Fiction
2020

Are You My Mother?

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Are You My Mother?

By P. D. Eastman

1960

The Arrival

WaterWater Journeys and Travels: Finding Home

The Arrival

By Tan, Shaun
Illustrated by Tan, Shaun

2004

Asal Usul Padi (The Origin of Rice)

RiceGift of Nourishment

Asal Usul Padi (The Origin of Rice)

By Abdullah, Dayang Aishah
Illustrated by Abdul Hakim Haji Mokhti

1989

As the Crow Flies

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

As the Crow Flies

By Sheila Keenan
Illustrated by Kevin Duggan

2012

Atlantic

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

Atlantic

By Karas, G. Brian

2002

At the Bird Park

BirdsBirds of a Feather

At the Bird Park

By David Seow
Illustrated by Enrico Sallustio

2000

Awesome Women of Singapore

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality

Awesome Women of Singapore

By Edited by Margaret Thomas, written by Debbie Chia and Dr Phyllis Chew
Illustrated by 8EyedSpud, Anngee Neo, Arai Kreva, Cheng Puay Koo, Hafi, Kim Ngyuyen, Natalie Christian Tan, Niki Koh, Nisa’ Tuzzakirah S., Shana Kamaldin

Reader Age: Older
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Nonfiction
2021

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Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly

By Nicola Muir
Illustrated by Annie Hayward

2013

Bakawan (Mangroves)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Bakawan (Mangroves)

By Catherine Yu Untalan, Reena Rae De Leon Sarmiento, Mae Astrid Tobias
Illustrated by Van Zeus Allen Bascon

2009

Bamboo Hats and a Rice Cake

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Bamboo Hats and a Rice Cake

By Tompert, Anne
Illustrated by Demi

1993

The Bear and the Wildcat

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

The Bear and the Wildcat

By Kazumi Yumoto
Illustrated by Komako Sakai

2011

Bee–bim Bop

RiceFestival of Food

Bee–bim Bop

By Linda Sue Park
Illustrated by Ho Baek Lee

2005

The Bee Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Bee Tree

By Patricia Polacco

1998

Between Heaven and Earth: Bird Tales from Around the World

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Between Heaven and Earth: Bird Tales from Around the World

By Howard Norman
Illustrated by Leo Dillon & Diane Dillon

2004

A Bird in Winter

BirdsBirds of a Feather

A Bird in Winter

By Helene Kerillis
Illustrated by Stephane Girel

2011

The Bird King: An Artist’s Notebook

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

The Bird King: An Artist’s Notebook

By Shaun Tan

2013

The Birdman

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

The Birdman

By Veronika Martenova Charles
Illustrated by Annouchka Gravel Galouchko & Stephan Daigle

2006

Bird Songs

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Bird Songs

By Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Steve Jenkins

2007

Bird Talk: What Birds are Saying and Why

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Bird Talk: What Birds are Saying and Why

By Lita Judge

2012

The Bird Who was Afraid of Heights

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Bird Who was Afraid of Heights

By Farah Bagharib-Kaltz
Illustrated by Eeshaun

2008

The Bird with the Golden Wings: Stories of Wit and Magic

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

The Bird with the Golden Wings: Stories of Wit and Magic

By Sudha Murty
Illustrated by Ajanta Guhathakurta

2009

The Birthday Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Birthday Tree

By Paul Fleischman
Illustrated by Barry Root

2008

Bituin and the Big Flood (Si Bituin At Ang Malaking Baha)

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

Bituin and the Big Flood (Si Bituin At Ang Malaking Baha)

By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Illustrated by Jess Abrera

2010

Biyahe ng mga Ibong Dayo (The Flight of the Migratory Birds)

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Biyahe ng mga Ibong Dayo (The Flight of the Migratory Birds)

By Luis Gatmaitan, MD
Illustrated by Pergylene Acuna

2013

Blackbird

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Blackbird

By Suzy Lee
Illustrated by Suzy Lee

2007

Bluebird

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Bluebird

By Bob Staake
Illustrated by Bob Staake

2013

The Boy and the Box

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality3 Good Health and Well-being

The Boy and the Box

By Leila Boukarim, Shameer Bismilla
Illustrated by Barbara Moxham

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2020

The Boy in the Garden

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

The Boy in the Garden

By Allen Say
Illustrated by Allen Say

2010

The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audobon

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audobon

By Jacqueline Davies
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

2004

The Boy Who Would Feed the World

RiceGift of Nourishment

The Boy Who Would Feed the World

By Neni Sta. Romana Cruz
Illustrated by Quiz P. Maiquez

2007

The Boy with a Tree On His Head

TreesTrees are Wild Things

The Boy with a Tree On His Head

By Ho Lee Ling
Illustrated by Chia Kok Tiong

2007

The Brilliant Oil Lamp

UN SDGs7 Affordable and Clean Energy

The Brilliant Oil Lamp

By Quek Hong Shin

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2018

The Burning Rice Fields

RiceRice and Survival

The Burning Rice Fields

By Sara Cone Bryant
Illustrated by Mamoru Funai

1963

Burung Kenek-kenek - Puisi, lukisan dan lagukanak kanak (The Little Bird - Poetry, art and song for children)

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Burung Kenek-kenek - Puisi, lukisan dan lagukanak kanak (The Little Bird - Poetry, art and song for children)

By Hadijah Rahmat
Illustrated by S. Mohdir

2010

Butterfly Tree

BirdsTrees as Sanctuary

Butterfly Tree

By Sandra Markle
Illustrated by Leslie Wu

2011

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Caged Bird of Singapore

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Caged Bird of Singapore

By Helene Gaborit
Illustrated by Claude Sauquet

2011

The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh

By Frederick Lipp
Illustrated by Ronald Himler

2001

Can We Drink the Ocean?: A Book about Water

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Can We Drink the Ocean?: A Book about Water

By Roceles-Jimenez, Gidget
Illustrated by Roxas, Isabel

2007

Can We Live Without Trees?

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Can We Live Without Trees?

By May Tobias-Papa
Illustrated by Jill Milroy

2014

Captain Green and the Plastic Scene

UN SDGs14 Life Below Water12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Captain Green and the Plastic Scene

By Evelyn Bookless
Illustrated by Danny Deeptown

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: fiction
2018

Captain Green and the Tree Machine

UN SDGs15 Life on Land13 Climate Action

Captain Green and the Tree Machine

By Evelyn Bookless
Illustrated by Danny Deeptown

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: fiction
2020

The Case of the Missing Water

UN SDGs6 Clean Water and Sanitation

The Case of the Missing Water

By Shalini Srinivasan
Illustrated by Upamanyu Bhattacharyya

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: India
Genre: Fiction
2018

The Cat and the Bird: A children’s book inspired by Paul Klee

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Cat and the Bird: A children’s book inspired by Paul Klee

By Geraldine Elschner
Illustrated by Peggy Nille

2012

The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred

RiceFestival of Food

The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred

By Vamos, Samantha R.
Illustrated by López, Rafael

2011

Celebritrees: Historic and Famous Trees of the World

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Celebritrees: Historic and Famous Trees of the World

By Margi Preus
Illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon

2011

Cenderawasih yang Kecewa (The Disappointed Bird)

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

Cenderawasih yang Kecewa (The Disappointed Bird)

By Nurul Azila Arifin & Mimi Samuel
Illustrated by Nurul Azila Arifin & Mimi Samuel

2014

Cerita Rakyat Orang Iban [Iban Folktales]

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

Cerita Rakyat Orang Iban [Iban Folktales]

By Munan, Heidi

2007

Chavela and the Magic Bubble

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Chavela and the Magic Bubble

By Monica Brown
Illustrated by Magaly Morales

2010

Chawi the Drongo Bird Learns a Lesson

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Chawi the Drongo Bird Learns a Lesson

By -

2005

The Cherry Tree

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

The Cherry Tree

By Ruskin Bond
Illustrated by Allan Eitzen

1996

Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

RiceFestival of Food

Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

By Sendak, Maurice

1962

Chinese Fables Remembered

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Chinese Fables Remembered

By Miwa Kurita
Illustrated by Saoko Mitsukuri

2006

The Clay Marble

RiceRice and Survival

The Clay Marble

By Ho, Minfong

1992

The Clever Tailor

UN SDGs12 Responsible Consumption and Production

The Clever Tailor

By Srividhya Venkat
Illustrated by Nayantara Surendranath

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: India (US)
Genre: Fiction
2018

The Cockerel with Three Feathers

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Cockerel with Three Feathers

By Suzee Leong

2005

Cora Cooks Pancit

RiceFestival of Food

Cora Cooks Pancit

By Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore
Illustrated by Kristi Valiant

2009

The Crane and the Crab

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Crane and the Crab

By S. R. Nathan
Illustrated by Anngee Neo

2013

Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the trees

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the trees

By Jim Arnosky

1992

Crow Boy

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Crow Boy

By Taro Yashima
Illustrated by Taro Yashima

1976

The Curious Garden

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Curious Garden

By Peter Brown

2009

Cycle of Rice, Cycle of Life: A Story of Sustainable Farming

WaterRiceSea Creatures and Water as Life SourceGift of Nourishment

Cycle of Rice, Cycle of Life: A Story of Sustainable Farming

By Reynolds, Jan

2009

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Danao the Parrot

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Danao the Parrot

By Rachel L. Shaw
Illustrated by Jonathan G. Ranola

2015

Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality3 Good Health and Well-being

Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps

By Srividhya Venkat
Illustrated by Kavita Ramchandran

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: India (US)
Genre: fiction
2021

The Deceitful Bird: Tales from Jataka

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Deceitful Bird: Tales from Jataka

By S. Jayaraman

The Deer and the Woodcutter - A Korean Folktale

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Deer and the Woodcutter - A Korean Folktale

By Kim So-un
Illustrated by Jeong Kyoung-sim

2005

A Different Pond

UN SDGs1 No Poverty10 Reduced Inequalities

A Different Pond

By Bao Phi
Illustrated by Thi Bui

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: US (Vietnam)
Genre: Fiction
2017

Dingo’s Tree

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Dingo’s Tree

By Gladys Milroy and Jill Milroy
Illustrated by Jill Milroy

2013

Do Mice Eat Rice?

RiceFestival of Food

Do Mice Eat Rice?

By Wight, Al
Illustrated by Clarke, Roger

2005

The Dragon, the Phoenix and the Beautiful Pearl

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

The Dragon, the Phoenix and the Beautiful Pearl

By Anita Yasuda
Illustrated by Jok

2014

A Dream under Seedlings: A Biography of Yuan Longping

RiceGift of Nourishment

A Dream under Seedlings: A Biography of Yuan Longping

By Deng, Xiangzi

2003

A Drip, A Drop, A Deluge: A Period Tragicomedy

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality3 Good Health and Well-being

A Drip, A Drop, A Deluge: A Period Tragicomedy

By Andeasyand (Nurulhuda Izyan)

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: nonfiction
2021

A Drop Around the World

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

A Drop Around the World

By McKinney, Barbara Shaw
Illustrated by Maydak, Michael S.

1998

A Drop of Rain

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

A Drop of Rain

By Yee, Wong Herbert
Illustrated by Yee, Wong Herbert

1995

Duan wu jie: zong mi piao xiang ai pu chang (Dragon Boat Festival)

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Duan wu jie: zong mi piao xiang ai pu chang (Dragon Boat Festival)

By Wang Zaozao
Illustrated by Kou Lan

2012

Duck, Death and the Tulip

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Duck, Death and the Tulip

By Wolf Erlbruch

2013

Dumpling Soup

RiceFestival of Food

Dumpling Soup

By Rattigan, Jama Kim
Illustrated by Hsu-Flanders, Lillian

Boston

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The Falling Raindrop

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

The Falling Raindrop

By Johnson, Neil and Chin, Joel

2006

The Family Tree

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Family Tree

By David McPhail

2012

Fan Goes to Sea

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

Fan Goes to Sea

By Farnham, Dawn
Illustrated by Zyna C. And Chan Wai

2010

A Feather

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

A Feather

By Cao Wenxuan
Illustrated by Roger Mello

2015

Feathers: Not Just for Flying

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Feathers: Not Just for Flying

By Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen

2014

The First Journey, My First Day

UN SDGs4 Quality Education14 Life Below Water

The First Journey, My First Day

By Phung NguyenQuang, Huynh Kim Lien

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Vietnam
Genre: Fiction
2017, 2021

First Rain

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

First Rain

By Herman, Charlotte
Illustrated by Mitter, Kathryn

2010

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

TreesTurning of the Seasons

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

By Julia Rawlinson
Illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke

2006

The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field

UN SDGs9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field

By Scott Riley
Illustrated by Nguyen Quang, Kim Lien

Reader Age: Younger, Older
Country Connection: Thailand (US)
Genre: nonfiction
2021

Floating Market

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Floating Market

By Kim Hai
Illustrated by Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich

2012

Flora and the Flamingo

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Flora and the Flamingo

By Molly Idle

2013

The Flute

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

The Flute

By Gilmore, Rachna
Illustrated by Bawas, Pulak

2011

The Foolish Crow and The Talking Cave

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Foolish Crow and The Talking Cave

By Sheila Gandhi
Illustrated by Srividya Natarajan, Greystroke

2010

The Forest Fable

TreesTrees are Wild Things

The Forest Fable

By Gelyn Ong

2013

The Forever Flowers

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Forever Flowers

By Michael J. Rosen
Illustrated by Sonja Danowski

2014

For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

By Peggy Thomas
Illustrated by Laura Jacques

2011

Fox

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Fox

By Margaret Wild
Illustrated by Ron Brooks

2000

The Fox and the Crow

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Fox and the Crow

By Manasi Subramaniam
Illustrated by Culpeo S. Fox

2014

Froodle

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Froodle

By Antoinette Portis
Illustrated by Antoinette Portis

2014

The Funny Little Woman

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Funny Little Woman

By Retold by Mosel, Arlene
Illustrated by Lent, Blair

1972

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The Ghost-Eye Tree

TreesTrees are Wild Things

The Ghost-Eye Tree

By Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault
Illustrated by Ted Rand

1988

The Girl and the Box

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality3 Good Health and Well-being

The Girl and the Box

By Leila Boukarim, Shameer Bismilla
Illustrated by Barbara Moxham

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: fiction
2020

The Girl Who Drew a Phoenix

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

The Girl Who Drew a Phoenix

By Demi
Illustrated by Demi

2008

The Giving Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Giving Tree

By Shel Silverstein

1964

Go: A Coming of Age Novel

UN SDGs10 Reduced Inequalities

Go: A Coming of Age Novel

By Kazuki Kaneshiro
Translated by Takami Nieda

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: Japan
Genre: Fiction
2018

The Granary is Full

RiceGift of Nourishment

The Granary is Full

By Kapildev Lamichhane
Illustrated by Lamsal, Prem

2011

The Grandad Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Grandad Tree

By Trish Cooke
Illustrated by Sharon Wilson

2000

Grandma Lim’s Persimmons

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Grandma Lim’s Persimmons

By Sunita Lad Bhamray
Illustrated by Marjorie Van Heerden

2013

Grandmother Ptarmigan

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Grandmother Ptarmigan

By Qunaq Mikkigak & Joanne Schwartz
Illustrated by Qin Leng

2013

Grandmother School

UN SDGs4 Quality Education5 Gender Equality

Grandmother School

By Rina Singh
Illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Canada (India)
Genre: Nonfiction
2020

A Grand Old Tree

TreesTurning of the Seasons

A Grand Old Tree

By Mary Newell de Palma

2005

Grandpa Green

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Grandpa Green

By Lane Smith

2011

The Great Duck and Crocodile Race

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Great Duck and Crocodile Race

By Robert Magnuson
Illustrated by Robert Magnuson

2011

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

By Lynne Cherry

1991

The Great Paper Caper

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Great Paper Caper

By Oliver Jeffers

2008

The Great Wave: A Children’s Book

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Great Wave: A Children’s Book

By Veronique Massenot
Illustrated by Bruno Pilorget

2011

The Greedy Eagle

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Greedy Eagle

By Hasniah Hussain
Illustrated by Arthur S. Siowou

2013

The Greedy Sparrow: An Armenian tale

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Greedy Sparrow: An Armenian tale

By Lucine Kasbarian
Illustrated by Maria Zaikina

2011

Green

TreesTurning of the Seasons

Green

By Laura Vaccaro Seeger

2012

Guji Guji

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Guji Guji

By Chih-Yuan Chen

2004

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Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide

RiceRice and Survival

Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide

By Smith, Icy
Illustrated by Sopaul Nhewm

2010

The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story

By Uma Krishnaswami
Illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran

2005

Happy Birthday Mr. Kang

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Happy Birthday Mr. Kang

By Susan L. Roth
Illustrated by Susan L. Roth

2001

Have You Heard the Nesting Bird?

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Have You Heard the Nesting Bird?

By Rita Gray
Illustrated by Kenard Pak

2014

Hidden Creatures: Urban Wildlife Singapore

UN SDGs15 Life on Land11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Hidden Creatures: Urban Wildlife Singapore

By Eliza Teoh and Mary Ruth Low
Illustrated by Qiu Quan

Reader Age: Younger, Older
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Nonfiction
2020

Hiromi’s Hands

RiceFestival of Food

Hiromi’s Hands

By Lynne Barasch

2007

Hiroshima No Pika

RiceRice and Survival

Hiroshima No Pika

By Toshi Maruki

1980

Home/Belonging

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Home/Belonging

By Jeannie Baker

2004

A Home for Bird

BirdsBirds of a Feather

A Home for Bird

By Philip C. Stead
Illustrated by Philip C. Stead

2012

Homeland Trees

BirdsTrees as Sanctuary

Homeland Trees

By Various Authors
Illustrated by Various Artists

2015

Hoot Owl: Master of Disguise

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Hoot Owl: Master of Disguise

By Sean Tay
Illustrated by Jean Jullien

2015

A House Held Up By Trees

TreesTrees are Wild Things

A House Held Up By Trees

By Ted Kooser
Illustrated by Jon Klassen

2012

How My Parents Learned to Eat

RiceFestival of Food

How My Parents Learned to Eat

By Friedman, Ina R
Illustrated by Say, Allen

1984

How the Rooster Got His Crown

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

How the Rooster Got His Crown

By Amy Lowry Poole

1999

How to Cross a Pond: Poems about Water

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

How to Cross a Pond: Poems about Water

By Marilyn Singer
Illustrated by Meilo So

2003

Hua Lo Puu (Hua Lo Poo)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Hua Lo Puu (Hua Lo Poo)

By Murti Bunanta
Illustrated by Hardiyono

2005

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I Am Pangoo the Penguin

BirdsBirds of a Feather

I Am Pangoo the Penguin

By Satomi Ichikawa
Illustrated by Satomi Ichikawa

2006

Ibong Adarna (Adarna Bird)

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

Ibong Adarna (Adarna Bird)

By Virgilio S. Almario
Illustrated by Jordan Santos

1980

I dreamt… a book about Hope

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

I dreamt… a book about Hope

By Gabriela Olmos
Illustrated by Manuel Monroy, Juan Gedovius, Chubasco, Marissa Arroyo, Maria Figueroa, Alejandro Herrerias, Mauricio Gomez Morin, Gonzalo Tassier, Valeria Gallo, Alvaro Rocha Buitron, Fabricio Vanden Broeck and Alejandro Magallanes.

2013

If You Hold A Seed

TreesTurning of the Seasons

If You Hold A Seed

By Elly MacKay

2013

Indian Children’s Favourite Stories

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

Indian Children’s Favourite Stories

By Somaiah, Rosemarie
Illustrated by Somaiah, Ranjan

2006

Indonesian Folktales

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

Indonesian Folktales

By Dr Murti Bunanta
Illustrated by G.M. Sudarta

2003

I Need to Pee

UN SDGs6 Clean Water and Sanitation

I Need to Pee

By Neha Singh
Illustrated by Meenal Singh, Erik Egerup

Reader Age: Younger, Older
Country Connection: India
Genre: Fiction
2018

In the Forest

TreesI Speak for the Trees

In the Forest

By Anouck Boisrobert, Louis Rigaud and Sophie Strady
Illustrated by Jill Milroy

2012

In the Heart of the Village: The World of the Indian Banyan Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

In the Heart of the Village: The World of the Indian Banyan Tree

By Barbara Bash

1996

In The Tree House

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

In The Tree House

By Andrew Larsen
Illustrated by Dusan Petricic

2013

Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream

By Robert Burleigh
Illustrated by Wendell Minor

2003

The Iridescence of Birds

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

The Iridescence of Birds

By Patricia MacLachlan
Illustrated by Hadley Hooper

2014

Isang Mayang Uhaw (A Thirsty Sparrow)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Isang Mayang Uhaw (A Thirsty Sparrow)

By Virgilio S. Almario
Illustrated by Jimmy Torres

1993

Island: A Story of the Galápagos

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

Island: A Story of the Galápagos

By Jason Chin
Illustrated by Jason Chin

2012

I Will Save My Land

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality12 Responsible Consumption and Production8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

I Will Save My Land

By Rinchin
Illustrated by Sagar Kolwankar

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: India
Genre: fiction
2017

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Landed

WaterWater Journeys and Travels: Finding Home

Landed

By Lee, Milly
Illustrated by Choi, Yangsook

2006

The Last Kappa of Old Japan : a Magical Journey of Two Friends

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Last Kappa of Old Japan : a Magical Journey of Two Friends

By Seki, Sunny

2010

A Leaf Can Be

TreesTrees are Wild Things

A Leaf Can Be

By Laura Purdie Salas
Illustrated by Violeta Dabija

2012

The Leaf Named Nip Who Flipped

TreesTurning of the Seasons

The Leaf Named Nip Who Flipped

By R Chandran
Illustrated by Paul Koh

2008

The Legend of Square Rice Cake and Round Rice Cake

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

The Legend of Square Rice Cake and Round Rice Cake

By Ha, Hong
Illustrated by Ta Thuc Binh

2014

The Legend of Sword Lake

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Legend of Sword Lake

By Minh, Trang
Illustrated by Vũ, Duy Nghĩa

2003

The Legend of the Whale Shark (Alamat Ng Butanding)

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Legend of the Whale Shark (Alamat Ng Butanding)

By Segundo, D. Matias, Jr.
Illustrated by Ranola, Jonathan

2011

Let’s Eat!: Children and their Food Around the World

RiceGift of Nourishment

Let’s Eat!: Children and their Food Around the World

By Hollyer, Beatrice
Illustrated by Wilson, Anne

2003

Let’s Plant Trees

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Let’s Plant Trees

By Vinod Lal Heera Eshwe

2013

The Life of Rice: From Seedling to Supper

RiceGift of Nourishment

The Life of Rice: From Seedling to Supper

By Sobol, Richard

2010

Like Fins for Feet

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Like Fins for Feet

By Perry Ho
Illustrated by Kristal Melson

2009

Lilay

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Lilay

By Becky Bravo
Illustrated by Rommel Joson

2011

Li Lun, Lad of Courage

RiceRice and Survival

Li Lun, Lad of Courage

By Treffinger, Carolyn
Illustrated by Wiese, Kurt

1947

The Lion and the Bird

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Lion and the Bird

By Marianne Dubuc
Illustrated by Marianne Dubuc

2014

The Little Humming Bird

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

The Little Humming Bird

By Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Illustrated by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

2010

Little Otter Goes Fishing

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Little Otter Goes Fishing

By Lim, Emily
Illustrated by Scrawl Studios

2012

The Little Yellow Leaf

TreesTurning of the Seasons

The Little Yellow Leaf

By Carin Berger

2008

A Long Walk to Water

Water

A Long Walk to Water

By Park, Linda Sue

2010

The Lorax

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Lorax

By Dr. Seuss

1998

Lord of the Cranes

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Lord of the Cranes

By Kerstin Chen
Illustrated by Jian Jiang Chen

2000

Lost in the Gardens

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Lost in the Gardens

By J.H. Low

2015

The Lost Lake

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

The Lost Lake

By Say, Allen

1989

The Love of Two Stars - A Korean Legend

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Love of Two Stars - A Korean Legend

By Janie Jaehyun Park

2005

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Maccher Jhol

UN SDGs2 Zero Hunger

Maccher Jhol

By Richa Jha
Illustrated by Sumanta Dey

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: India
Genre: fiction
2018

Madame Poulet and Monsieur Roach

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Madame Poulet and Monsieur Roach

By Dianne de Las Casas
Illustrated by Marita Gentry

2009

The Magic Bird

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Magic Bird

By Ken Spillman
Illustrated by Malavika PC

2015

The Magic Boat

BirdsWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Magic Boat

By Demi
Illustrated by Demi

1990

Mama Built a Little Nest

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Mama Built a Little Nest

By Jennifer Ward
Illustrated by Steve Jenkins

2014

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

By Donna Jo Napoli
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson

2010

Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice

RiceFestival of Food

Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice

By Rosa-Casanova, Sylvia
Illustrated by Roth, Robert

1997

The Mango Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Mango Tree

By Hidayah Amin
Illustrated by Idris Ali

2013

Mango Trees

Trees

Mango Trees

By Tae-yeon Kim, English Edited by: Joy Cowley
Illustrated by Gu-seon Muhn

2015

The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families

By Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore

2011

Maple

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Maple

By Lori Nichols

2014

Maple and Willow Together

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Maple and Willow Together

By Lori Nichols

2014

Marvellous Mammals: A Wild A to Z of Southeast Asia

UN SDGs15 Life on Land

Marvellous Mammals: A Wild A to Z of Southeast Asia

By Debby Ng
Illustrated by Darel Seow

Reader Age: Younger, Older
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: nonfiction
2021

Maung Khin Buries His Treasure

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Maung Khin Buries His Treasure

By Stilwell, Alice

2012

Memorial

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Memorial

By Gary Crew
Illustrated by Shaun Tan

1999

The Memory Tree

TreesTurning of the Seasons

The Memory Tree

By Britta Teckentrup

2013

The Mermaid’s Muse: The Legend of the Dragon Boats

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Mermaid’s Muse: The Legend of the Dragon Boats

By David Bouchard
Illustrated by Zhong-Yang Huang

2000

Merpati dan Gagak (The Dove and the Crow)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Merpati dan Gagak (The Dove and the Crow)

By Zainun Mustapha
Illustrated by Khairul Azuwan Ishak

2013

Milk Rice – Stories for Children

BirdsFestival of Food

Milk Rice – Stories for Children

By Hussein, Ameena

2008

Mina vs the Monsoon

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality

Mina vs the Monsoon

By Rukhsanna Guidroz
Illustrated by Debasmita Dasgupta

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: India (US)
Genre: fiction
2018

M is for Movement

UN SDGs16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

M is for Movement

By Innosanto Nagara

Reader Age: Older
Country Connection: Indonesia
Genre: fictionalized memoir
2019

Momoko and the Pretty Bird

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Momoko and the Pretty Bird

By Chihiro Iwasaki
Illustrated by Chihiro Iwasaki

2012

Monsoon Afternoon

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

Monsoon Afternoon

By Sheth, Kashmira
Illustrated by Jaeggi, Yoshiko

2008

Monsoon Summer

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

Monsoon Summer

By Perkins, Mitali

2004

Moon Forest

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Moon Forest

By Patricia MacCarthy

2013

Moon Pops

UN SDGs7 Affordable and Clean Energy

Moon Pops

By Heena Baek
Translated by Jieun Kiaer
Illustrated by Heena Baek

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Korea
Genre: Fiction
2021

The Moose of Ewenki (鄂温克的驼鹿)

UN SDGs15 Life on Land

The Moose of Ewenki (鄂温克的驼鹿)

By Gerelchimeg Blackcrane
Translated by Helen Mixter
Illustrated by Jiu’er

Reader Age: Early years (age 6 and under)
Country Connection: China
Genre: Fiction
2019

The Most Beautiful Thing

UN SDGs1 No Poverty

The Most Beautiful Thing

By Kao Kalia Yang
Illustrated by Khoa Le

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: Lao (US)
Genre: Fiction
2020

Mr Roll Finds New Life

UN SDGs12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Mr Roll Finds New Life

By Sophia Huang
Illustrated by Evelyn Ghozalli

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2022

My Name is Gulab

UN SDGs10 Reduced Inequalities

My Name is Gulab

By Sagar Kolwankar

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: India
Genre: Fiction
2021

The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher

TreesTrees are Wild Things

The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher

By David Ellwand, Ruth Ellwand
Illustrated by Jon Klassen

2008

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Nana’s Rice Pie

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Nana’s Rice Pie

By Knowlton, Laurie
Illustrated by Joyce Haynes

1997

Naomi’s Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Naomi’s Tree

By Joy Kogawa
Illustrated by Ruth Ohi

2008

Narmada: A Pictorial Journey down the River

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

Narmada: A Pictorial Journey down the River

By Vidya Shah
Illustrated by Photographs by Parthiv Shah

2010

The Naughty Mynah (Tiao Pi de Ba Ge)

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Naughty Mynah (Tiao Pi de Ba Ge)

By Evelyn Sue Wong
Illustrated by Tee Sieok Bing

2014

Na Zhi Shen Lan Se De Niao Shi Wo Ba Ba (That Deep Blue Bird is My Daddy)

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Na Zhi Shen Lan Se De Niao Shi Wo Ba Ba (That Deep Blue Bird is My Daddy)

By Wei Ji
Illustrated by He Yunzhi

2011

The New Year Cakes: A Vietnamese Folk Tale

Rice

The New Year Cakes: A Vietnamese Folk Tale

By Teoh Choon Ean

2016

A New Year’s Reunion

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

A New Year’s Reunion

By Li-Qiong, Yu
Illustrated by Cheng-Liang, Zhu

2007

Nicolas, Where Have You Been

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Nicolas, Where Have You Been

By Leo Lionni
Illustrated by Leo Lionni

1987

The Nightingale

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

The Nightingale

By Hans Christian Anderson
Illustrated by Igor Oleynikov

2007

The Nightingale (Retelling)

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

The Nightingale (Retelling)

By Stephen Mitchell
Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

2002

The Nightingale Who Couldn’t Sing

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

The Nightingale Who Couldn’t Sing

By Angie Featherstone
Illustrated by Stephanie Wong

2012

Night in the Gardens

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Night in the Gardens

By J.H. Low

2016

The Night Shift

UN SDGs11 Sustainable Cities and Communities8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

The Night Shift

By Ames Chen
Illustrated by Jayl Chen

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2021

No One But You

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

No One But You

By Douglas Wood
Illustrated by PJ Lynch

2011

Noong Unang Panahon (Once Upon a Time)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Noong Unang Panahon (Once Upon a Time)

By Rafaelita Valera
Illustrated by Ghani Madueño

2005

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The Paddy that Turned to Gold

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Paddy that Turned to Gold

By Mustapha, Zainun
Illustrated by Khairulnisak Merman

2013

Paddy the Flying Pulai

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Paddy the Flying Pulai

By Ong Su Qing Miranda, Mock Yuan Ning, Darryl Lee Xing Jie, Ong Dingjie, Ng Jun How Melvin
Illustrated by Sean Yap, Summer Seet Shiying

2014

Pak Belang the Tiger

UN SDGs15 Life on Land

Pak Belang the Tiger

By Rossiti Aishah Rashidi
Illustrated by Widiyatno

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Malaysia
Genre: nonfiction
2017

Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City

By Janet Schulman
Illustrated by Meilo So

2008

The Paradise Garden

BirdsTrees as Sanctuary

The Paradise Garden

By Colin Thompson

1998

Pardon Me!

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Pardon Me!

By Daniel Miyares

2014

Parrots over Puerto Rico

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Parrots over Puerto Rico

By Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore
Illustrated by Susan L. Roth

2013

Pavo and Cavo

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Pavo and Cavo

By Nirupama Raghavan
Illustrated by Kavita Singh Kale

2006

Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure

By Anna Walker

2014

Penguin in Peril

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Penguin in Peril

By Helen Hancocks
Illustrated by Helen Hancocks

2013

Phoenix Song

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

Phoenix Song

By Tutu Dutta
Illustrated by Martina Peluso

2015

Picture A Tree

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Picture A Tree

By Barbara Reid

2013

The Pipit Bird and the King

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Pipit Bird and the King

By -

2005

Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai

By Claire A. Nivola

2008

Plastic: past, present, and future

UN SDGs13 Climate Action14 Life Below Water12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Plastic: past, present, and future

By Eun-ju Kim
Translated by Joungmin Lee Comfort
Illustrated by Ji-won Lee

Reader Age: Younger, Older
Country Connection: Korea
Genre: nonfiction
2019

Poor Pak Kaduk

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Poor Pak Kaduk

By Mohamad Salmi

2010

The Princess of the Rice Fields

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Princess of the Rice Fields

By Kimishima, Hisako
Illustrated by Mizushi, Sumiko

1970

The Promise

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Promise

By Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Laura Carlin

2013

The Proud Butterfly and the Strange Tree

TreesTrees are Wild Things

The Proud Butterfly and the Strange Tree

By Jainal Amambing

2010

P.S. What’s up with the climate?

UN SDGs15 Life on Land

P.S. What’s up with the climate?

By Bijal Vachharajani
Illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: India
Genre: Fiction
2020

Puteri Tioman: The Green Turtle

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Puteri Tioman: The Green Turtle

By Aishah, Rossiti
Illustrated by Farrah Ashiela Samsuri

2011

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Rainforest Hike and Other Stories

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Rainforest Hike and Other Stories

By Cecilia Leong
Illustrated by Chooi Ling Keiong

2015

Rainforest Surprise

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Rainforest Surprise

By Samantha Ong
Illustrated by Low Khay Yhooi

2010

The Really Big Food Project

RiceGift of Nourishment

The Really Big Food Project

By Barnard, Emma and Cho, Thomas, with help from Rippin, Sally

2004

Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree

By Naoko Stoop

1964

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

TreesTurning of the Seasons

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

By Lois Ehlert

1991

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

TreesTurning of the Seasons

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

By Joyce Sidman
Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

2009

The Red Tree

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

The Red Tree

By Shaun Tan
Illustrated by Julie Morstad

2001

Redwoods

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Redwoods

By Jason Chin

2009

The Rice Book for Kids!

RiceGift of Nourishment

The Rice Book for Kids!

By Norma O. Chikiamco
Illustrated by Martin D. Malabanan

2013

Rice is Life

RiceGift of Nourishment

Rice is Life

By Gelman, Rita Golden
Illustrated by Choi, Yangsook

2000

Rice without Rain

RiceRice and Survival

Rice without Rain

By Ho, Minfong

2004

Rice (盘中餐)

UN SDGs2 Zero Hunger

Rice (盘中餐)

By Hongcheng Yu
Illustrated by Hongcheng Yu

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: China
Genre: Nonfiction
2020

The River Dragon

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The River Dragon

By Pattison, Darcy
Illustrated by Jean and Mou-Sien Tseng

1991

A River Dream

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

A River Dream

By Say, Allen

1988

A River For My Family

UN SDGs6 Clean Water and Sanitation14 Life Below Water

A River For My Family

By Abyan Junus-Nishizawa and Farah Landemaine
Illustrated by Cecillia Hidayat

Reader Age: Early
Country Connection: Malaysia
Genre: fiction
2019

A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from across the Commonwealth

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from across the Commonwealth

By Compiled by: Curry, Alice
Illustrated by Piénowski, Jan

2011

The River That Brings Us Life

UN SDGs6 Clean Water and Sanitation

The River That Brings Us Life

By Sarah Ang

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2022

The Rock and the Bird

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

The Rock and the Bird

By Chew Chia Shao Wei
Illustrated by Anngee Neo

2013

The Rolling Rice Ball

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Rolling Rice Ball

By Yoda, Junichi (Author) Tresselt, Alvin (Adapter)
Illustrated by Watanabe, Saburo

1969

The Roly-Poly Rice Ball: A Japanese Fairy Tale

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Roly-Poly Rice Ball: A Japanese Fairy Tale

By Rosie Dickins
Illustrated by Ben Mantle

2011

Ropain

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Ropain

By Baral, Janardan
Illustrated by Suman Maharjan

2011

Rudi’s Pond

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Rudi’s Pond

By Eve Bunting
Illustrated by Ronald Himler

1999

The Runaway Rice Cake

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Runaway Rice Cake

By Ying Chang Compestine
Illustrated by Chau Tungwai

2001

The Runaway Wok: a Chinese New Year Tale

RiceMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Runaway Wok: a Chinese New Year Tale

By Ying Chang Compestine
Illustrated by Sebastià Serra

2011

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Sadako’s Cranes

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Sadako’s Cranes

By Judith Loske

2011

Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di: At the S.E.A. Aquarium

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di: At the S.E.A. Aquarium

By David Seow
Illustrated by Soefara Jafney

2013

Sang Kerbau dan Burung Pipit (The Buffalo and the Sparrow)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Sang Kerbau dan Burung Pipit (The Buffalo and the Sparrow)

By Abdul Aziz Haji Mohamad/Md Noor
Illustrated by Kapli Nayan

2007

Sasha Visits the Bird Park

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Sasha Visits the Bird Park

By Shamini Flint
Illustrated by Alpana Ahuja

2005

Saving Sorya

UN SDGs15 Life on Land

Saving Sorya

By Trang Nguyễn
Illustrated by Jeet Zdung

Reader Age: Older
Country Connection: Vietnam
Genre: graphic novel based on true story
2021

A Sea of Words: An ABC of the Deep Blue Sea

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

A Sea of Words: An ABC of the Deep Blue Sea

By Toft, Kim Michelle

2006

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree

TreesTurning of the Seasons

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree

By Gail Gibbons

1988

The Sea, The Storm and the Mangrove Tangle

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Sea, The Storm and the Mangrove Tangle

By Lynne Cherry
Illustrated by Lynne Cherry

2013

The Secret Message

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Secret Message

By Mina Javaherbin
Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

2010

Seed Magic

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Seed Magic

By Jane Buchanan
Illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb

2011

The Seed Savers

UN SDGs2 Zero Hunger

The Seed Savers

By Bijal Vachharajani
Illustrated by Jayesh Sivan

Reader Age: Early
Country Connection: India
Genre: Fiction
2018

Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace

By Jen Cullerton Johnson
Illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler

2010

Sequioa

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Sequioa

By Tony Johnston
Illustrated by Wendell Minor

2014

The Seven Gods of Luck

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

The Seven Gods of Luck

By Kudler, David
Illustrated by Finch, Linda

1997

Shinsekai e (To the New World)

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Shinsekai e (To the New World)

By Hiroshi Abe

2012

Sho and the Demons of the Deep

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

Sho and the Demons of the Deep

By Galouchko, Annouchka Gravel
Illustrated by Galouchko, Annouchka Gravel

1995

Shu Ye Niao (Leaf Birds)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Shu Ye Niao (Leaf Birds)

By Bing Bo
Illustrated by Fei Jia

2009

Siapa Cepat Dia Dapat (The Early Bird Catches the Worm)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Siapa Cepat Dia Dapat (The Early Bird Catches the Worm)

By Wan Yiguang
Illustrated by Huang Xiaowen

2015

Si Kelabu dan Si Panjang (The Crane and the Tortoise)

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Si Kelabu dan Si Panjang (The Crane and the Tortoise)

By Hajah Amcahah Haji Alias
Illustrated by Salleh bin Ahmad

2003

Sim Chung and the River Dragon : a Folktale from Korea

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

Sim Chung and the River Dragon : a Folktale from Korea

By Schecter, Ellen
Illustrated by Otani, June

1993

Singapore Children’s Favourite Stories

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

Singapore Children’s Favourite Stories

By Taylor, Di
Illustrated by Tay-Audouard, LK

2003

Singing Away the Dark

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

Singing Away the Dark

By Caroline Woodward
Illustrated by Julie Morstad

2010

Singing Shijimi Clams

WaterWater Journeys and Travels: Finding Home

Singing Shijimi Clams

By Naomi Kojima
Illustrated by Naomi Kojima

2006

Sing to the Dawn

RiceRice and Survival

Sing to the Dawn

By Ho Minfong

2005

Six Crows

BirdsFlying Against the Odds

Six Crows

By Leo Lionni
Illustrated by Leo Lionni

2010

The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist

By Margarita Engle
Illustrated by Aliona Bereghici

2015

Soaring Saturdays

UN SDGs8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Soaring Saturdays

By Sophia N. Lee
Illustrated by Aaron M. Asis

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Philippines
Genre: Fiction
2019

So Far from the Sea

WaterWater Journeys and Travels: Finding Home

So Far from the Sea

By Eve Bunting
Illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet

1998

A Song for Cambodia

RiceRice and Survival

A Song for Cambodia

By Lord, Michelle
Illustrated by Arihara, Shino

2008

Soul Lanterns

UN SDGs16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Soul Lanterns

By Shaw Kuzki
Translated by Emily Balistrieri

Reader Age: Older, Mature
Country Connection: Japan
Genre: Fiction
2021

The Spirit of the Baobab Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Spirit of the Baobab Tree

By Dionne Champion
Illustrated by Sherice Grant

2008

Splash! Poems of Our Watery World

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

Splash! Poems of Our Watery World

By Levy, Constance
Illustrated by Soman, David

2002

Spots: One Bird’s Search for the Perfect Plumage

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Spots: One Bird’s Search for the Perfect Plumage

By Helen Ward

201

Still a Family: A Story About Homelessness

UN SDGs1 No Poverty

Still a Family: A Story About Homelessness

By Brenda Reeves Sturgis
Illustrated by Jo-Shin Lee

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: US (Taiwanese illustrator)
Genre: Fiction
2017

The Stone Hatchling

BirdsBirds of a Feather

The Stone Hatchling

By Sarah Tsiang
Illustrated by Qin Leng

2012

The Story about Ping

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

The Story about Ping

By Flack, Marjorie
Illustrated by Wiese, Kurt

1977

The Story of Chopsticks

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

The Story of Chopsticks

By Compestine, Ying Chang
Illustrated by YongSheng Xuan

2001

The Story of Noodles

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

The Story of Noodles

By Compestine, Ying Chang
Illustrated by Xuan, Yongsheng

2002

Stuck

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Stuck

By Oliver Jeffers

2011

Superfood for Superheroes

UN SDGs3 Good Health and Well-being

Superfood for Superheroes

By Namita Moolani Mehra
Illustrated by Cecillia Hidayat

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: nonfiction
2021

Surprise

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Surprise

By Mies Van Hout

2013

The Surprising Power of a Dumpling

UN SDGs3 Good Health and Well-being

The Surprising Power of a Dumpling

By Wai Chim

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: Australia (Singapore)
Genre: Fiction
2019

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

By Laurel Snyder
Illustrated by Julie Morstad

2015

Sweet Bean Paste

UN SDGs3 Good Health and Well-being8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Sweet Bean Paste

By Durian Sukegawa
Translated by Alison Watts

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: Japan
Genre: Fiction
2017

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Tag-Araw ng mga Ibong Hilaga (Summer of the North Birds)

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Tag-Araw ng mga Ibong Hilaga (Summer of the North Birds)

By Eugene Y. Evasco
Illustrated by Jomike T.Tejido

2011

Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird

By Parviz Kalantari
Illustrated by Parviz Kalantari

2015

Tale of the Magical Seeds

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Tale of the Magical Seeds

By See Ching Chin

2002

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

By Katherine Paterson
Illustrated by Leo Dillon & Diane Dillon

1990

A Tale of Two Rice Birds

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

A Tale of Two Rice Birds

By Clare Hodgson Meeker
Illustrated by Christine Lamb

1994

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

BirdsOn the Wings of Enchantment

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

By Ji-yeong Lee
Illustrated by Gabriel Pacheco

2015

Telephone

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Telephone

By Mac Barnett
Illustrated by Jen Corace

2014

Tell me, Tree: All about trees for kids

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Tell me, Tree: All about trees for kids

By Gail Gibbons

2008

Ten Birds

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

Ten Birds

By Cybele Young

2011

The Tet Pole: The Story of the Tet Festival

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

The Tet Pole: The Story of the Tet Festival

By Quoc, Tran
Illustrated by Nguyen Bich

Vietnam

That Night

UN SDGs16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

That Night

By Bijal Vachharajani
Illustrated by Shrujana Shridhar

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: India
Genre: Fiction
2021

Thea’s Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Thea’s Tree

By Judith Clay

2014

There Must Be More Than That

UN SDGs9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure3 Good Health and Well-being

There Must Be More Than That

By Shinsuke Yoshitake

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: Japan
Genre: Fiction
2020

There Was a Tree

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

There Was a Tree

By Rachel Isadora
Illustrated by Nancy Paulsen Books

2012

The Three Water Drop Brothers

UN SDGs6 Clean Water and Sanitation15 Life on Land

The Three Water Drop Brothers

By Lee Eun-hee
Translated by Asuka Minamoto
Illustrated by Yoon Mi-sook

Reader Age: Younger
Country Connection: Korea
Genre: Fiction
2021

Tibby and Duckie

BirdsBirds of a Feather

Tibby and Duckie

By Emily Lim
Illustrated by Jade Fang

2014

Tiger Daughter

UN SDGs4 Quality Education

Tiger Daughter

By Rebecca Lim

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: Australia (Singapore)
Genre: Fiction
2021

Tigers, Frogs and Rice Cakes: A Book of Korean Proverbs

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

Tigers, Frogs and Rice Cakes: A Book of Korean Proverbs

By Holt, Daniel D.
Illustrated by Stickler, Soma Han

1999

Tim’s Adventure (Pengembaraan Tim)

UN SDGs14 Life Below Water

Tim’s Adventure (Pengembaraan Tim)

By Rhaimie Wahap
Illustrated by Rizal Wahap

Reader Age: Early, Younger
Country Connection: Singapore
Genre: Fiction
2021

The Tin Forest

BirdsTransnational: Non-fiction & Universal Bird Themes

The Tin Forest

By Helen Ward
Illustrated by Wayne Anderson

2003

The Tiny Boy and Other Tales from Indonesia

TreesTrees are Wild Things

The Tiny Boy and Other Tales from Indonesia

By Dr Murti Bunanta
Illustrated by Hardiyono

2013

Tok Pandai dengan Si Putut (Tok Pandai and Si Putut)

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Tok Pandai dengan Si Putut (Tok Pandai and Si Putut)

By Sarinah Haji Ahmad

2006

The Tomtes’ Christmas Porridge

RiceRice Customs & Traditions

The Tomtes’ Christmas Porridge

By Sven Nordqvist

2011

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow: A Japanese Folktale

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow: A Japanese Folktale

By M. J. York
Illustrated by J. T. Morrow

2013

The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century

WaterWater Journeys and Travels: Finding Home

The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century

By Shulevitz, Uri

2005

Travels of Little Rice Grass

RiceGift of Nourishment

Travels of Little Rice Grass

By Anupa Roy

2014

The Tree Book for Kids and their Grown-ups

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Tree Book for Kids and their Grown-ups

By Gina Ingoglia
Illustrated by Brooklyn Botanic Garden

2008

The Tree House

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Tree House

By Marjorie Tolman
Illustrated by Ronald Tolman

2010

The Tree House That Jack Built

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Tree House That Jack Built

By Bonnie Verburg
Illustrated by Mark Teague

2014

A Tree In My Village

TreesI Speak for the Trees

A Tree In My Village

By Paritosh Sen

1996

The Tree in the Ancient Forest

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Tree in the Ancient Forest

By Carol Reed-Jones
Illustrated by Christopher Caynon

1996

A Tree is a Plant

TreesI Speak for the Trees

A Tree is a Plant

By Clyde Robert Bulla
Illustrated by Stacey Schuett

2001

A Tree Is Nice

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

A Tree Is Nice

By Janice May Udry
Illustrated by Marc Simont

1987

The Tree Lady: The Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Tree Lady: The Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever

By H. Joseph Hopkins
Illustrated by Jill McElmurry

2013

The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin

By Peter Sis

2003

Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth

By Rochelle Strauss
Illustrated by Margot Thompson

2004

Tree of Life: The World of the African Baobab

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Tree of Life: The World of the African Baobab

By Barbara Bash

2002

Tree Ring Circus

TreesTrees are Wild Things

Tree Ring Circus

By Adam Rex

2006

The Trees in the Garden

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

The Trees in the Garden

By Cheewan Wisasa
Illustrated by Preeda Panyachand

1998

The Tree that Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination

TreesI Speak for the Trees

The Tree that Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination

By Anthology of poems selected by U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman and Cultural Anthropologist/Teacher Linda Winston

2009

Tsunami

WaterRiceWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the ElementsRice and Survival

Tsunami

By Kimiko Kajikawa
Illustrated by Ed Young

2009

Tuko and the Birds: A Tale from the Philippines

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Tuko and the Birds: A Tale from the Philippines

By Shirley Climo
Illustrated by Francisco X Mora

2008

Turtle and Dolphin : Making the Beach Clean

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Turtle and Dolphin : Making the Beach Clean

By Dunkle, Maggie
Illustrated by Margiyono

2012

Two Parrots

BirdsBird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

Two Parrots

By Rashin Kheiriyeh

2014

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Waiting for the Rain

WaterWater’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements

Waiting for the Rain

By Kamakshi Balasubramanian
Illustrated by Yusuf Bangalorewala

1990

The Wakame Gatherers

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

The Wakame Gatherers

By Thompson, Holly
Illustrated by Wilds, Kazumi

2007

Walking Into Mangrove Forest

TreesTrees as Sanctuary

Walking Into Mangrove Forest

By Samantha Ong
Illustrated by Low Khay Yhooi

2010

Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

BirdsI Speak for the Trees

Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

By Franck Praevot
Illustrated by Aurelia Fronty

2015

Want

UN SDGs11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Want

By Cindy Pon

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: US (Taiwan)
Genre: Fiction
2017

Watch Over Our Water

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

Watch Over Our Water

By Lisa Bullard
Illustrated by Xin Xiao

2012

Water

Water

Water

By Christopher Cheng
Illustrated by Susanna Goho-Quek

2013

The Water Dragon

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

The Water Dragon

By Li Jian

2012

Water Genie and Mountain Genie / Water God and Mountain God

WaterWater Myths, Legends, Folktales

Water Genie and Mountain Genie / Water God and Mountain God

By An Cuong
Illustrated by Mai Long

2000

Water Hole

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

Water Hole

By Graeme Base

2008

Water Hole Waiting

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

Water Hole Waiting

By Kurtz, Jane. Kurtz, Christopher
Illustrated by Christiansen, Lee

2002

Waterlife

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Waterlife

By Rambharos Jha

2011

Watermelon Boy

WaterSea Creatures and Water as Life Source

Watermelon Boy

By Anusara Deewai
Illustrated by Chai Ratchawat

2008

Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems

By Kate Coombs
Illustrated by Meilo So

2012

Water Stories from Around the World

WaterTransnational Water Themes and Anthologies

Water Stories from Around the World

By Menon, Radhika & Rao, Sandhya (Editors)

2010

Wave

WaterOcean’s End: Edge of the Sea, Lakes, Rivers, and Islands

Wave

By Suzy Lee

2008

We Eat Rice

RiceFestival of Food

We Eat Rice

By Hong, Min
Illustrated by Grace Lin

2000

The Weight of Our Sky

UN SDGs16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

The Weight of Our Sky

By Hanna Alkaff

Reader Age: Mature
Country Connection: Malaysia
Genre: Fiction
2019

We Planted A Tree

TreesTree of Dreams and Nourishment

We Planted A Tree

By Diane Muldrow
Illustrated by Bob Staake

2010

Window

TreesI Speak for the Trees

Window

By Jeannie Baker
Illustrated by Jeannie Baker

1991

The Women I Could Be

UN SDGs5 Gender Equality

The Women I Could Be

By Sangita Jogi
Translated by Gita Wolf
Illustrated by Ragini Siruguri

Reader Age: Older
Country Connection: India
Genre: nonfiction
2021

The Wonderful Sparrow

BirdsRiceBird-themed Myths, Folklore, FablesMythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Wonderful Sparrow

By Jainal Amambing

2011

The World’s Poorest President Speaks Out

UN SDGs13 Climate Action12 Responsible Consumption and Production

The World’s Poorest President Speaks Out

By Yoshimi Kusaba
Translated by Andrew Wong
Illustrated by Gaku Nakagawa

Reader Age: Older
Country Connection: Japan
Genre: nonfiction
2020

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