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A young donkey, named Hurry because he is always "on the trot," witnesses the sadness and suffering of the children in occupied Gaza and helps the only way he can--by letting the zookeeper paint stripes on him to make him a pretend zebra. Includes facts about the Happy Land Zoo and Gaza.
During the Nazi occupation of Paris, no Jew was safe from arrest and deportation to a concentration camp. Few Parisians were willing to risk their own lives to help. Yet many Jews found refuge in an unlikely place, the sprawling complex of the Grand Mosque of Paris. Not just a place of worship but also a community center, this hive of activity was an ideal temporary hiding place for escaped prisoners of war and Jews of all ages, including children.
Ibn Battuta recalls his amazing journey and the fascinating people, cultures, and places he encountered. He traveled extensively, throughout Islamic lands and beyond -- from the Middle East to Africa to Europe to Asia nearly 700 years ago
Learn about the Egyptian way of life and meet the Pharaoh, watch the scribes at work in the palace, delve into the tombs, and witness worshippers at the temples
A tale, based on a story found in ancient papyrus scrolls, about a shipwrecked sailor who finds fortune when he is befriended by a serpent that is the Prince of the magical island of Punt