What We Read: India

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My 5-year old son and I are studying geography and reading books from different countries. This week we're in India and Sri Lanka.

The Birbal TalesThe Birbal Tales
by James Moseley

The Story of Little BabajiThe Story of Little Babaji
by Helen Bannerman
Also: Mater Amabilis Kindergarten Book List for Ages 5-6
Also: Memoria Press Junior Kindergarten Read-Aloud Program
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in 20th Century Children’s Book Treasury)

The Monkey and the Crocodile: A Jataka Tale from IndiaThe Monkey and the Crocodile: A Jataka Tale from India
by Paul Galdone
Also: Memoria Press 2nd Grade Read-Aloud Program

The ElephantThe Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
by Marcia Williams

The Road to MumbaiThe Road to Mumbai
by Ruth Jeyaveeran

Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali FolktaleGrandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale
by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Anklet for a PrincessAnklet for a Princess
by Meredith Brucker

MamaMama's Saris
by Pooja Makhijani

MonsoonMonsoon
by Uma Krishnaswami

Count your way through IndiaCount your way through India
by James Haskins

I Heard Good News TodayStories from India:
I Heard Good News Today
by Cornelia Lehn
Also: Former Sonlight Books

The Lion Storyteller Bedtime BookThe Mouse’s Bride
The Four Friends:

The Lion Storyteller Bedtime Book
by Bob Hartman
Recommended Age: 5
Also: Sonlight Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
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Also: What We Read: Central Africa
Also: What We Read: Central America and the Caribbean
Also: What We Read: England
Also: What We Read: France
Also: What We Read: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Also: What We Read: Greece
Also: What We Read: Ireland
Also: What We Read: Italy
Also: What We Read: Japan
Also: What We Read: Nordic Countries
Also: What We Read: North Africa (Egypt and Morocco)
Also: What We Read: Russia
Also: What We Read: Scotland and Wales
Also: What We Read: Southeast Asia
Also: What We Read: Spain and Portugal

Stories from Around the WorldThe Snake Charmer:
Stories from Around the World
by Heather Amery
Recommended Age: 5
Also: Sonlight Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: What We Read: Australia
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Also: What We Read: China
Also: What We Read: Colombia and Peru
Also: What We Read: Eastern Europe
Also: What We Read: England
Also: What We Read: France
Also: What We Read: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Also: What We Read: Greece
Also: What We Read: Italy
Also: What We Read: Japan
Also: What We Read: Mexico
Also: What We Read: Middle East
Also: What We Read: New Zealand
Also: What We Read: Nordic Countries
Also: What We Read: North Africa (Egypt and Morocco)
Also: What We Read: Russia
Also: What We Read: Southeast Asia
Also: What We Read: Spain and Portugal
Also: What We Read: The Netherlands and Belgium

Around the World in 80 TalesThe Four Magicians
It’s Not My Fault:

Around the World in 80 Tales
by Saviour Pirotta
Also: What We Read: Australia
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Also: What We Read: Central Africa
Also: What We Read: Central America and the Caribbean
Also: What We Read: China
Also: What We Read: Colombia and Peru
Also: What We Read: East Africa
Also: What We Read: Eastern Europe
Also: What We Read: England
Also: What We Read: France
Also: What We Read: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Also: What We Read: Greece
Also: What We Read: Ireland
Also: What We Read: Italy
Also: What We Read: Japan
Also: What We Read: Korea
Also: What We Read: Mexico
Also: What We Read: Middle East
Also: What We Read: New Zealand
Also: What We Read: Nordic Countries
Also: What We Read: North Africa (Egypt and Morocco)
Also: What We Read: Russia
Also: What We Read: Scotland and Wales
Also: What We Read: Southeast Asia
Also: What We Read: Southern Africa
Also: What We Read: Spain and Portugal
Also: What We Read: The Netherlands and Belgium
Also: What We Read: West Africa

Children Just Like MeSarala, from India
Meena, from India:

Children Just Like Me
by Anabel Kindersley
Also: Mater Amabilis Kindergarten Book List for Ages 5-6
Also: What We Read: Australia
Also: What We Read: Brazil and Argentina
Also: What We Read: Canada
Also: What We Read: China
Also: What We Read: Colombia and Peru
Also: What We Read: East Africa
Also: What We Read: Eastern Europe
Also: What We Read: France
Also: What We Read: Greece
Also: What We Read: Japan
Also: What We Read: Korea
Also: What We Read: Mexico
Also: What We Read: Middle East
Also: What We Read: New Zealand
Also: What We Read: Nordic Countries
Also: What We Read: North Africa (Egypt and Morocco)
Also: What We Read: Russia
Also: What We Read: Southeast Asia
Also: What We Read: Southern Africa
Also: What We Read: West Africa

A ChildIndia and Sri Lanka:
A Child's Introduction to the World
by Heather Alexander
Also: What We Read: Antarctica
Also: What We Read: Australia
Also: What We Read: Brazil and Argentina
Also: What We Read: Canada
Also: What We Read: Eastern Europe
Also: What We Read: England
Also: What We Read: France
Also: What We Read: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Also: What We Read: Greece
Also: What We Read: Ireland
Also: What We Read: Italy
Also: What We Read: Japan
Also: What We Read: Middle East
Also: What We Read: Nordic Countries
Also: What We Read: North Africa (Egypt and Morocco)
Also: What We Read: Russia
Also: What We Read: Scotland and Wales
Also: What We Read: Southeast Asia
Also: What We Read: Spain and Portugal
Also: What We Read: The Netherlands and Belgium
Also: What We Read: West Africa

Category: Geography, What We Read

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