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"Celebrates a diverse community on a Sunday morning at an inclusive church that welcomes all people regardless of age, class, race, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Come to the church for all!"--|cProvided by publisher. Includes historical facts about Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco.
In a village in Burkina Faso, Sylvie is unable to attend school because it takes her several hours every day to collect the water her family needs from the river, but she is excited to learn from Mr. Mike of the Catholic Relief Services that her village has been chosen for a special Water Project to dig a well for the village.
A young boy describes the events and activities that make Sunday a special day
Young Dionne Warwick is ambling through childhood like any other like kid, enjoying her family and neighbors, her pet dog, her hobbies, and school, when one day she discovers that she has a special talent
Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, then Kenya, and finally in the United States
In twenty-three compelling poems, a young girl carries her dreams from her Carribbean island birthplace to America, a new land she finds at once puzzling, frightening, and inspiring.
An introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, extraordinary singer and civil rights activist, who was the first African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, whose life and career encouraged social change.