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The Kids Book of World Religions

by Jennifer Glossop, illustrated by John Mantha
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7

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 …


Hana's Suitcase

by Karen Levine
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Mixed media
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: holocaust, judaism

In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo, Japan from the Auschwitz museum in Germany. Fumiko Ishioka, the center's curator, was captivated by the writing on the outside that identified its owner: "Hana Brady, May 16, 1931, Waisenkind (the German word for orphan)." Children visiting the center were full o …


Fandex Family Field Guides: Old Testament

Stories from the Bible

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras
edition: Undefined
tagged: biblical studies

Bringing the ancient world to your fingertips, FANDEX presents a field guide to the legendary figures and cautionary stories of the Old Testament. From Genesis, transforming the past with its vision of one God, to Jerusalem's rebuilder Nehemiah—from the cheater Jacob to the leader Moses to David, the charismatic shepard, sinner, musician, crimina …


A Kingfisher Treasury of Bible Stories, Poems, and Prayers for Bedtime

by Ann Pilling & Kady MacDonald Denton
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3

This charming collection offers young children an introduction to the treasures of the Bible. Ann Pilling has retold twenty-one stories from the Old and New Testaments with warmth and inspiration. Each story is accompanied by poems and prayers, making this the perfect book for bedtime.


Spanish Missions

by Bobbie Kalman & Nickles
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, adventure & adventurers, christianity

Spanish Missions portrays the daily activities of mission life such as worship, farming, and construction as well as portraits of the Spanish priests who worked to win souls for God long before the birth of the United States.

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