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Bilal and his father invite his friends to help make his favorite dish, daal, then all must wait patiently for it to be done.--
"Sumo Joe and his friends pretend to be sumo wrestlers, but when his little sister who takes Aikido wants to join them, Sumo Joe must choose between his friends and his sister. Includes author's note about sumo and aikido, and illustrated glossary"--
The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family.
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal a young girl's view of her town's big Independence Day parade, and the family and friends participating in it, as seen from her father's shoulders.
Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what's missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God's eyes and that everyone should feel counted.
Snow is falling on Christmas Eve and everyone is quiet. The stars are out, we're all in bed, but who will visit you in the night... Follow the story of a little girl, boy and their dog on their countdown to Christmas Day. Along the way you'll find 25 flaps (one for every day of advent), each introducing a new word in this magical Christmas book. Sing carols in a busy square, watch ballerinas spin and twirl, bake Christmas cookies, look out for reindeer and pick the perfect tree.
A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible.
A father comforts his son at bedtime by singing the turtledove song his own mother once sang to him, in hopes that the child will awake refreshed and secure in the knowledge that he is loved.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text celebrate the history and culture of New Orleans as seen by a seven-year-old, his brother, and their grandmother, who lives in a shotgun house. Includes glossary.
In this story, written in the style of Clement C. Moore's classic poem, a girl and her twin brother nervously prepare for their first communion.