Read the following books and learn about the locales where they take place:

Tru and Nelle – G.Neri

Tru and Nelle, A Christmas Tale – G.Neri

A Christmas Memory – Truman Capote

Ghosts I Have Been – Richard Peck

A Long Way from Chicago – Richard Peck

Amina’s Voice – Hena Khan

Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Preachers – Jean Fritz

Mr. Benjamin’s Suitcase of Secrets – Pei-Yei Chang

Full of Beans – Jennifer L.Holm

Audacity Jones to the Rescue – Kirby Larson

Dumpling Days – Grace Lin

Books transport us to a different place and time. Books introduce us to people different from ourselves and to people not so different from ourselves.n

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