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Cross Group 12
A ten-year-old Muslim-American girl dons a Hijab to demonstrate to her classmates that action is much more important than appearance.
Yann's trip to perform Hajj turns into a journey that lasts a lifetime. A heart-warming tale about helping others.
Shaun is strong enough to know that even things that don't come easily can be mastered through determination and hard work. Learning to ride his two-wheeler with the help of his friend Nadia, he overcomes his fear and the teasing of the other children in the park and manages to impress friends and bullies alike.
Eid-al-Fitr is here! It's time to celebrate! But what is Eid all about? Join Ilyas & Duck in this fantastically delightful story as they explore the fun and excitement of Eid while learning about the charitable nature of it all. Eid has never been so much fun!
A terrific tale told about the tremendous power of giving. Ilyas understands the importance of giving Zakat. But Duck is too concerned about parting with his money. Will Ilyas succeed in convincing Duck why giving money to the poor and needy is necessary? Will Duck understand how giving Zakat also benefits him and the community? --publisher's site
Ilyas and Duck wait for the month of Ramadan to begin. Menacing Mister Mean tries to spoil Ramadan! Ilyas and Duck come to the rescue!
"Ilyas and Duck search for Allah is an adorable storybook for kids about a boy's quest to find God. "Where is God?" is a question that any parent teaching their kids will one day have to answer. This book helps parents answer that question while conveying the profound mystery of it all in a fun way. In this story, likable Ilyas pairs up with Duck to ask the one question over and over in different scenarios. With whimsical and poetic replies, Ilyas slowly begins to realize what his question truly means. And by the end, his childish curiosity is fulfilled with profound realizations. The book has hardcover binding and comes with a cover jacket"--Publisher's description
"What's the first day of kindergarten like? Covering all the basics, from lockers and bathroom etiquette to playground rules and lunchtime, My First Day of School walks young readers through a typical first, first day of school, complete with kid-friendly, 1st-person narration and playful yet realistic illustrations that embrace diversity"--|cProvided by publisher
"Readers follow along on a day in the life of a librarian as a young girl pretends that the family den is a public library. Includes a glossary of library terms and a library scavenger hunt activity"--Provided by publisher
In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Haneen is so excited at the library that she has trouble controlling her voice. Readers make choices for Haneen and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions. |cProvided by publisher