A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!
Being global means...
Experiencing other traditions
Celebrating diversity in people
Opening your mind to new possibilities
Join children from around the world as they play, sing, and travel, trying all types of food and experiencing other traditions. Living respectfully and peacefully with one another, they celebrate diversity, see how their actions affect another person's experience, and come to understand that being global means being a citizen of the world.
More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Global?
• The USA Book News Best Books Award for Children's Picture Book: Nonfiction
• The Next Generation Indie Book Award for Multicultural Nonfiction
• Learning Solutions Magazine Teachers' Choice? Award for Children's Books
• IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Winner for Interior Design in Children's/Young Adult
• The Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Illustrated
About the Author
As a corporate and securities attorney, tech-sector investment banker, investor, and advisory board member, Rana has catalyzed the financial, operational, and cultural growth of organizations for almost three decades. As an award-winning author and children's media entrepreneur, she has sparked meaningful conversations between children and their caring adults and is focused on fostering kindness in the next generation by helping creatives who make this possible realize the full potential of their work through her company, Creative Mint, Inc. She lives in San Francisco, CA with her three children. Follow Rana on Twitter @ranadiorio and on Instagram @ranedear.
Read an Excerpt
"Being global means...
...being curious about other parts of the world.
...recognizing that your language is just one of thousands spoken on our earth.
...listen to all different kinds of music."
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
What Does It Mean to Be Global is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. . Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.
Check out this great book to get raise awareness about the many little things we can do to be global citizens. Published in three languages and replete with bright, whimsical illustrations, What Does It Mean to Be Global takes a fresh, common-sense approach to the value of being a global citizen.
This book has such amazing messages, and is definitely a must-read for today's children. It teaches messages of acceptance and unity.
"What Does It Mean To Be Global" is an excellent resource for parents and teachers. It uses and easy question and answer format to introduce the concept of global community, then goes on to provide practical ways for each of us, adult or child, to truly live in a globally aware manner. The illustrations are simply and bright, adding value to an already wonderful book. My children enjoy explaining the concepts in this book to their friends and family.