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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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Quinn's Promise Rock

No Matter Where, God Is Always There

by Christie Thomas, illustrated by Sydney Hanson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: early readers

Help Your Child Grab Hold of God's Promises

 

Quinn, the thoughtful little owl, has a lot of worries and questions for her father.

 

"What if I get lost?"

 

"What if you dive and I don't notice?"

 

"What if you get too far ahead of me and I can't find you?"

 

Written for children experiencing moments of separation anxiety or other common fears, Quinn's …

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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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Sukkot

by Miller
edition: eBook
  • 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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Purim

by Peppas
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • 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 Robert Walker
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • 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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