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Become a Polyglot

pol·y·glot /ˈpäliˌglät/
Adjective: Knowing or using several languages.
Noun: A person who knows several languages.

Find Books, DVDs, and Periodicals in particular languages here at CPL on our Languages page. We also have multiple Language databases.

Selected Language Books

Dictionary of languages: the definitive reference to more than 400 languages by Andrew Dalby

Multicultural films: a reference guide by Janice R. Welsch and J.Q. Adams

Creating the multicultural organization: a strategy for capturing the power of diversity by Taylor Cox, Jr

Multicultural manners: new rules of etiquette for a changing society by Norine Dresser

The multicultural cookbook for students by Carole Lisa Albyn and Lois Sinaiko Webb

The healthy hedonist holidays: a year of multicultural, vegetarian-friendly holiday feasts by Myra Kornfeld; illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka

Come as you aren't!: feeling at home with multicultural celebrations by Norine Dresser

Tales alive!: ten multicultural folk tales with art, craft & creative experiences by Susan Milord

Celebrate the world: twenty tellable folktales for multicultural festivals by Margaret Read MacDonald; illustrations by Roxane Murphy Smith

A different mirror: a history of multicultural America by Ronald Takaki

Get started in Hindi by Rupert Snell

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Comments

macfam05
Tue, 2011-08-02 12:38
My mom and dad speak some French so they taught me 5 new French words!