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FAIRE, Sue Gartley, Project Director, 140 Maiden Lane, San Francisco, CA 94108; Tel: 415-984-5854; Fax: 415-984-5857

Folk Art International Resources for Education. www.xanadugallery.us/education.html.

Girl Scouts of America, http://www.girlscouts.org/

Global Fund for Children, 1101 Fourteenth Street NW, Suite 910, Washington DC 20005; Tel: 202-331-9003; fax: 202-331-9004. Website: www.globalfundforchildren.org.

People Like Me, www.worldartswest.org/plm/index.html

Rascals in Paradise, c/o Casto Travel, 500 Sansome, Suite 300, SF, CA 94111, USA. Tel: 415-921-7000; Fax: 415-933-8732; Email: rascalsinparadise@yahoo.com; Website: www.rascalsinparadise.com

Sesame Street's International Website: www.sesameworkshop.org/international/

Books about Festivals, Holidays and Celebrations

Celebrations, Anabel and Barnabas Kindersley, 1997, Dorling Kindersley

Celebrations around the World, A Multicultural Handbook, Carole S. Agnell, 1996, Fulcrum Publishing

Fiesta Femenina, Celebrating Women in Mexican Folktale, Mary-Joan Gerson and Maya Christina Gonzales, 2001, Barefoot Books

Here Comes Diwali! The festival of Lights, Meenal Pandya, recipes by Laxmi Jain, Second Edition, MeeRa Publications

Kids Around the World Celebrate!  The Best Feasts and Festivals from Many Lands (Kids around the World Series), Lynda Jones, 1999, Wiley

Merasi Counting Book, $35 plus postage; to order, write Barbara Goodbody, bargoodb@gmail.com. Folk Arts Rajasthan, Karen Lucas, Executive Director, 314 E 84th Street, #11, NYC, NY 10028; Tel/Fax: 212-628-7210; Email: info@folkartrajasthan.org; Website: www.folkartrajasthan.org 

Books & Films about Girls and Women

African Princess, The Amazing Lives of Africa’s Royal Women, Joyce Hansen, Madison Press , 2004

A Life Like Mine: How Children Live Around the World, Dorling Kindersley, 2002

Madam President, the Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics. Catherine Thimmesh, for ages 10+, Houghton-Mifflin, 2004

Mulan, Walt Disney, 1998 (DVD from Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2004)

The Paper Bag Princess, Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko, 1980, Annick Press

The Peace Book, Todd Parr, Megan Tinley Books (Little Brown), 2004

The People Could Fly, The Picture Book, Virginia Hamilton, Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, Alfred Knopf, 2004

The Quiltmaker's Gift, 2000, Gail de Marcken and Jeff Brumbeau, 2000, Orchard Books

The Serpent Slayer and Other Stories of Strong Women, Katrin Tchana and Trina Schart Hyman, 2000, Little Brown

There was an old Lady that Swallowed a Fly, Simms Taback, 2000, Viking

When Woman Became the Sea, Susan Strauss and Cristina Acosta, 1998, Beyond Words

Winona LaDuke, Restoring Land and Culture in Native America, Michael Silverston, (for ages 9-12), Feminist Press, 2001

Women of Camelot, Queens and Enchantresses at the Court of King Arthur, Mary Hoffman and Christina Balit, 2000, Abbeville Press

Women Warriors, Myths and Legends of Heroic Women, Marianna Mayer and Julek Heller, 1999, Morrow Junior Book

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