Multicultural

The Big Rain
by Kirsten McDonald

After a three-day rainstorm, twins Carlos and Carmen go out to play in their wet and muddy backyard–and soon their parents join in the fun. Part of the Carlos and Carmen series.

The Beach Trip
by Jacqueline Jules

The Martinez family is headed for a weekend at the beach, along with their friends, but Sofia has packed so many games that she does not have room for clothes. Part of the Sofia Martinez series.

Ling and Ting are identical twins that people think are exactly the same, but time and again they prove to be different. Book 1 of the Ling and Ting series.

Pedro’s Mystery Club
by Fran Manushkin

Pedro forms a new club with his friends dedicated to solving mysteries–and the first two assignments are finding his mother’s locket, and his father’s cell phone. Book 1 of the Pedro series.

Katie Finds a Job
by Fran Manushkin

As Career Day at school approaches, Katie has great ideas for helping her friends present their future professions, but cannot think of a job that she would like to do. Part of the Katie Woo series.