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Les religions

by Québec Amérique
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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LES RELIGIONS ont marqué au fil du temps les diverses cultures du monde, jusqu’à influencer l’apparence des lieux. Temples, églises et mosquées se dressent majestueusement au cœur des paysages, des villages et des villes. Mais quelles sont ces religions — Quels sont ces lieux de culte “

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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: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: holocaust, historical, judaism, europe, women

This young readers’ edition of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller 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 te …

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Journey of the Midnight Sun

by Shazia Afzal, illustrated by Aliya Ghare
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: islam, cars & trucks, values & virtues, cultural heritage

This is the true story of the journey of the Midnight Sun Mosque.

In 2010 a Winnipeg-based charity raised funds to build and ship a mosque to Inuvik, one of the most northern towns in Canada’s Arctic. A small but growing Muslim community there had been using a cramped trailer for their services, but there just wasn't enough space. The mosque trave …

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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, europe, women

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
also available: Hardcover
  • 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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