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Around the World In Books for Young Adults

Young Adult Literature from Around the World

About the selections


The books on these pages have been selected because the book's setting, the origin of the characters, the background culture of the author/illustrators, or the historical event/background, is/are related to the country in which it is included.

Travel the World in Books

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”

– Jhumpa Lahiri in The Namesake