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"Illuminates a new understanding of the story of Babel in the book of Genesis, revealing God's design for wonderful diversity throughout the world." -- inside cover
In simple rhyming text a young Muslim girl guides the reader through the traditions and shapes of Islam.
A celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep through poems by Langston Hughes and cut-paper collage illustrations by multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan
""What is a school? Is it a building with classrooms? Or can it be any place where children learn?" The fascinating stories that follow will expand how young readers think of school, as they learn about the experiences of real children in thirteen different countries around the world" --Publisher's website
"Discover and celebrate the beauty of Islam with Dawud Wharnsby in A whisper of peace"--Back cover. With audio CD.
Allows young readers to visit with fourteen children, each from a different country, to learn about their families. Includes suggested activities
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the diversity of cultures, languages, countries, and people of the world
"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
A collection of poems about the moon
An introduction to the life, career, and influence of the Mexican painter Diego Rivera