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The Light of Days Young Readers’ Edition

The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

by Judy Batalion
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: holocaust, judaism, historical

This young readers’ edition is the remarkable untold story of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. It has already been optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture.

As their communities were being destroyed, groups of Jewish women and teenage girls across Poland began transforming …

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The Light of Days Young Readers' Edition

The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

by Judy Batalion
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: holocaust, historical, judaism

This young readers’ edition tells the remarkable story, largely forgotten until now, of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. It has already been optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture.

As their communities were being destroyed, groups of Jewish women and teenage girls across …

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Islamophobia

Deal with it in the name of peace

by Safia Saleh, illustrated by Hana Shafi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 5
tagged: prejudice & racism, values & virtues, social topics, islam

Today's kids have lived their whole lives in a world where the topic of religious belief has become a serious social issue. The media and social media are full of stereotypes and misinformation about Islam in particular, and this atmosphere of fear and distrust has entered the everyday life of kids. When kids encounter conflict based on intolerance …

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The Last Train

A Holocaust Story

by Rona Arato
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: holocaust, judaism, historical, siblings

The Last Train is the harrowing true story about young brothers Paul and Oscar Arato and their mother, Lenke, surviving the Nazi occupation during the final years of World War II.  Living in the town of Karcag, Hungary, the Aratos felt insulated from the war — even as it raged all around them. Hungary is allied with Germany to protect its citizen …

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Before I Go To Sleep

Bible Stories, Poems, and Prayers for Children

by Ann Pilling, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
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A beautifully illustrated gift edition of favorite bible stories, poems, and prayers

This delightfully illustrated gift book contains twenty-one stories from the Old and New Testaments, each accompanied by poems, prayers, and songs. Kady MacDonald Denton's illustrations bring characters and their stories to life. Together, parents and children will …

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Ramadan

The Holy Month of Fasting

by Ausma Zehanat Khan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: middle east, islam, other, religious

The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. By focusing on positive thoughts and actions, Muslims build a closer connection with God and come away from the month feeling spiritually renewed. Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting explores the richness and diversity of the Islamic tradition by focusing o …

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Jesus Is Born

by Sophie Piper, illustrated by Anne Yvonne Gilbert
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: people & places, holidays & celebrations, christmas & advent, new baby, christianity, early readers

No story is more beloved?or more often told?than the story of the first Christmas, when Jesus was born. In text that echoes the language of the Gospels of Luke and Matthew, Jesus Is Born tells the entire story of the nativity, from the angel Gabriel’s awe-inspiring message to the Virgin Mary to the miraculous birth of Christ in a lowly manger in …

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Diwali

Festival of Lights

by Rina Singh
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: other, religious, hinduism

During Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the legends and stories that describe the triumph of good over evil and justice over oppression. Critically acclaimed author Rina Singh explores her Indian roots as she tells the Diwali stories, which remind us that eventually light will prevail over darkness.
Enriched by personal stories and spiced …

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