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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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The Last Train

A Holocaust Story

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

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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Kids Book of World Religions, The

by Jennifer Glossop, illustrated by John Mantha
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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By gaining a greater understanding of the cultures and beliefs of people around the world, children build respect and tolerance for the differences that make each of us unique.

With objectivity and accessibility, this title in the Kids Book of series looks at the histories, scriptures, places of worship, religious leaders, gods and major festivals t …

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Guru Nanak /hc

The First Sikh Guru

by Rina Singh, illustrated by Andree Pouliot
edition: Hardcover
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: religious, asia, eastern

The Sikh faith, the world’s fifth largest religion, began with the teachings of Guru Nanak in the fifteenth century and evolved with the nine gurus who followed him. Their writings as well as those of Hindu and Muslim mystics are collected in the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib.

Guru Nanak tells the story of the first guru of the Sikhs, who …

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Beliefs & Religions Around the World

by Judy Kirton, illustrated by Val Lawton
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: multicultural education

An introduction for young children to what different people and cultures believe.

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Sikhism

by Joy Barrow
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: eastern

Six studies of six faiths. The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, …

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Judaism

by Ian Graham
edition: Paperback
tagged: judaism

Six studies of six faiths. The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, …

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