Here is a link to the Batchelder Award from the American Library Association's division ALSC: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/batchelderaward
The Batchelder is given to the best book published originally in a foreign country in a foreign language that is subsequently translated and published in the US. These books provide a lens through which we can see events from other perspectives.
The same is true for the USBBY list of Outstanding International Books found h ere: http://usbby.org/list_oibl.html.
It would be a good idea to look at the award winners from other countries as well. Carl Tomlinson's work, CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES (Scarecrow, 1998) is a good starting place for this undertaking.
Take some time on this international day of celebration of literacy to share books from other countries and other cultures with your readers. I began my day with the Inuit tale from Inhabit Press: WAY BACK THEN by Neil Christopher and Germaine Arnaktauyok, and two Lemniscaat books: THE CHEER-UP BIRD by Edward Van deVendel and THE OTHER RABBIT by Maranke Rinck.