Alphabet Books By Theme
This booklist was contributed by Appleton Public Library Children's Services Staff, 8/08
- ABeCedarios: Mexican Folk Art ABCs (2007) This illustrated book for children introduces the alphabet, using painted wooden sculptures of animals made by the Jiménez family, descendents of Manuel Jiménez from Oaxaca, one of the founders of this type of folk art.
- D is for Drinking Gourd: an African American Alphabet (2007) "Using the alphabet to introduce its contents, this book includes topic such as abolitionists, cowboys, Harlem Renaissance, and Kwanzaa"--Provided by publisher.
- F is for Fiesta (2006) A rhyming book that outlines the preparations for and celebration of a young boy's birthday, with Spanish words for each letter of the Spanish alphabet, translated in a glossary.
- M is for Maple: a Canadian Alphabet (2001) Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a name or word derived from some aspect of the country of Canada, and each term is presented in a rhyme and then further explained in a note.