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Cross Group 14
"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"--
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.
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.
"A child plants a mustard seed in an empty garden. It is an itty-bitty seed. It isn't anything very special-yet."-- Back cover
Yann's trip to perform Hajj turns into a journey that lasts a lifetime. A heart-warming tale about helping others.
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!