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Stories of the Saints

Bold and Inspiring Tales of Adventure, Grace, and Courage

by Carey Wallace, illustrated by Nick Thornborrow
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 8
tagged: biography & autobiography, religious, historical

Performing Miracles. Facing Wild Lions. Confronting Demons. Transforming the World.
From Augustine to Mother Teresa, officially canonized as St. Teresa of Calcutta, discover seventy of the best-known and best-loved saints and read their riveting stories.
Meet Joan of Arc, whose transcendent faith compelled her to lead an army when the king’s cou …

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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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No Greater Love Than This

by Joel Kelly
edition: eBook
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: literary, social issues

Growing up in an evangelical Christian household isn’t easy. For Joel Kelly it means isolation from his peers because his family’s faith calls for separation from the world. Worse yet is the door-to-door preaching on weekends when he hopes that none of his neighbours answer. As Joel begins to question his faith, religious doctrine intersects wi …

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Purim

by Peppas
edition: eBook
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, holidays & celebrations, judaism

Purim is here! One of the happiest Jewish holidays on the calendar, this springtime holiday is celebrated with costume parties, parades, and special foods. Learn the story, customs, and good deeds that are celebrated on this religious holiday.

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Eid al-Adha

by Walker
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, islam, holidays & celebrations

One of the most important days of the Muslim calendar, people mark the occasion with a feast shared with people in their community. This fascinating book highlights the customs of this special religious holiday, including the clothing, prayers, food, and gifts.

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Sukkot

by Miller
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, judaism, holidays & celebrations

Celebrated five days after Yom Kippur in September or October, Sukkot is a time for Jewish people around the world to remember how the ancient Israelites lived. Children will learn about building and decorating a sukkah, or shelter, the importance of the four species, and the special foods eaten during Sukkot.

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