This clever picture book, presents sixteen “spot the difference” puzzles that celebrate our differences. Each vibrant, mixed-media spread repeats the question Can You Find Me? in one of sixteen different languages now spoken in North America, including English, Hebrew, Hawaiian, Cree, Arabic, Filipino, Gullah, Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish, Nahuatl, Italian, Navajo, French, and American Sign Language. Supplemental text provides information about each language, phonetic pronunciation guides, and familiar words that come from each language. Backmatter includes a short piece on “Languages Around the World” and an answer key explaining that there may be more than one answer for each page. mjw
|Title: I Am Different! Can You Find Me?
Author: Manjula Padmanabhan
Illustrator: Manjula Padmanabhan
Original Language: English
Original title: I Am Different! Can You Find Me?
Original publisher: Tulika Publishers, India
Original copyright: 2011
Paperback pages: 32
Age range: 6 up
Genre: Picture book
Author’s ethnicity: Indian
Author’s residence: India
Subjects: Asia, India, Manners and customs, Multicultural education, North America, Language and culture, Picture puzzles, Southern Asia