Author Vilasinee Bunnag, along with illustrator Yasmin Doctor, have created a wonderfully interactive picture book, Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go?, to help little ones understand, celebrate, and document this rite of passage.
This unique book is a potpourri of re-told stories from several cultures on both sides of the Atlantic as they might have been known in 1492, the year Columbus set sail for India and found what is now known as the Americas.
Building positive identities and a respect for differences means weaving diversity into the fabric of children's everyday lives. Working with families is an important first step in helping children accept, understand, and value their rich and varied world.
In 1937 Guernica, Spain, twelve-year-old Ani is used to being invisible while helping her mother earn a living from selling sardines. Schoolmates call her the “sardine girl." Ani’s Basque father is off fighting in the Spanish Civil War.