The Book List So Far…

Belgium: Eating by Liesbet Slegers

Malawi: The Boy who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer and Elizabeth Zunon

Austria: The Snowman who went for a walk by Mira Lobe

Cambodia: Judge Rabbit and the Tree Spirit told by Lina Mao Wall, adapted by Cathy Spagnoli

Costa Rica: The Witches Ride by Lupe de Osma

Estonia: The Moon Painters by Selve Maas

Kazakhstan: How I learned geography by Uri Shulevitz

Pakistan: The Roses in my Carpet by Rukhsana Khan

Argentina: The Big Wet Balloon by Liniers

Tanzania: Shadow Dance by Tololwa Mollel

Mali: I Lost My Tooth in Africa by Penda Diakite

Thailand: Hush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong Ho

El Salvador: Talking to Mother Earth by Jorge Argueta

Somalia: When I Am Older by K’naan

Nicaragua: The Kite by Luis Garay

Guatemala: The Secret Legacy by Rigoberta Menchu

Haiti: Mama’s Nightingale by Edwidge Danticat

Chile: Luz Sees the Light by Claudia Davila

Italy:The Monster Diaries by Luciano Saracino

Bosnia Herzegovina: Zlata’s Diary by Zlata Filopvic

Trinidad and Tobago: The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

Denmark: Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen

Greece: Aesop’s Fables

Norway: Mrs. Pepperpot and the Blueberries by Alf Proysen

Czech Republic: The Wall: Growing up behind the iron curtain by Peter Sis

Nigeria: Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke

South Africa: Our Story Magic by Gcina Mhlophe

Belarus: About 2 Squares by El Lissitsky

Ukraine: Herstories: An Anthology of New Ukrainian Women Prose Writers edited by Michael M. Naydan 

New Zealand: The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate by Margaret Mahy

Philippines: Alternative Alamat edited by Paolo Chikiamco

India: Spinning Yarns: the best children’s stories from India, edited by Deepa Agarwal

Bangladesh: Sultana’s Dream by Roquia Sakhawat Hussain

Kuwait: The White Nights of Ramadan & Time to Pray by Maha Addasi

Israel: My Russian Grandmother and her American Vacuum Cleaner by Meir Shalev

France: Glacial Period by Nicolas de Crecy

China: The House Baba Built by Ed Young

Iceland: the Blue Fox by Sjon

Switzerland: A selection of picture books by Etienne Delessert

Colombia: A selection of picture books by Leyla Torres

Netherlands: A selection of picture books by Leo Lionni

Poland: Marzi by Marzena Sowa

Wales: The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl

Russia: The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia

Vietnam: Ru by Kim Thuy

Australia: Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan

Ivory Coast: Aya of Yop City by Marguerite Abouet

Latvia: Natasha and Other Stories by David Bezmozgis

U.S.A: Last Standing Woman by Winona LaDuke

Spain: The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Germany: The Artificial Silk Girl by Irmgard Keun

Malaysia: The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

Finland: Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson

Dominican Republic: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Scotland: The Great Cake Mystery by Alexander McCall Smith

Mexico: Vlad by Carlos Fuentes

Brazil: Aleph by Paulo Coehlo

Sweden: Red Wolf by Liza Marklund

Japan: The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto

Ghana: Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey

South Korea: Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin

England: I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

Ireland: A Star Called Henry by Roddy Doyle

Canada: The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor

Iran: The Sigh by Marjane Satrapi

Saudi Arabia: The Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea

Egypt: The Dreams by Naguib Mahfouz

Afghanistan: The Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi


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