*Resources are largely North America-centric. If you have a resource from a particular culture, or non-English media, please share with Project CUE.
Children Just Like Me: A unique celebration of children around the world by Unicef and Baranabas & Anabel Kindersley
Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
A fun story about tradition and family.
The Unbreakable Code by Sara Hoagland Hunter
The story of a young boy leaving the Navajo Reservation and his grandfather's inspiring memories of how his language and culture helped him overcome adversities of World War II.
Babies by Focus Features follows four infants from four different cultures around the world.
Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac, Fictional account of Code Talkers prewar& during WWII by Native American author.
Neela: Victory Song by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, historical fiction, Newberry prize about participation by Danish citizens helping Jewish-Danish citizens escape Nazi occupation.
The Cave of the Yellow Dog
A nomad girl named Nansal finds a puppy in the Mongolian veld who becomes her best friend.
A film for all ages featuring girls from around the world who seek an education. Arrange or attend a showing near you girlrising.com. Each story written by citizen of her own country and narrated by well-known figures.
On the Way to School
This 2015 documentary follows school children across the globe on their way to school. Cultural and social approaches to education are explored.
Parents & Teachers
Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World by Homa Sabet Tavangar
A Child’s Right to Participation: Photovoice as Methodology for Documenting the Experiences of Children Living in Kenyan Orphanages by Ginger A. Johnson
Peace and Education Coalition
Kids With Cameras utilizes photovoice documentary as seen in the film Born into Brothels by Zana Briski. We recommend previewing the film to first decide if it is suitable for your child or classroom.
Living On One Dollar join Zach and Chris as they conduct field research and film a documentary. Check out their other projects too.
We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân- Wampanog language restoration.