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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 100
  • Grade: 6 to 17
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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Diwali

Festival of Lights

by Rina Singh
edition: eBook
  • 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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Animals' Ark, The

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: old testament

In this delightful picture book, award-winning author and illustrator Marianne Dubuc retells the biblical story of the ark voyage from the animals' perspective. It begins with a light rain in the animal kingdom that turns heavier and steadier until all the land is flooded. The animals are huddled together atop a hill, the only dry spot left, when t …

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Passover

Festival of Freedom

by Monique Polak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: passover, judaism

During Passover, Jews are reminded of how, more than three thousand years ago, their ancestors emerged from slavery to become free men and women. Bestselling author Monique Polak explores her own Jewish roots as she tells the Passover story, which reminds us that the freedom to be who we are and practice our religion, whatever it may be, is a grea …

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