This is the second post in a series on world religions for kids, a group of articles packed with resources to help teachers and parents teach their children about world religions as a means to promote compassion, empathy, cultural understanding, and tolerance. Best interfaith jewish books childrens books charlotte riggle. Six exceptional multicultural picture books about easter what do we do all day holiday picture books for kids who celebrate christmas and hanukkah pj library. Digital hajj and umrah gadget is the latest and very useful exceptional device. Books for kids about religion berkeley parents network. An encyclopedia of holidays, festivals, solemn observances, and spiritual commemorations. Judaism is the oldest of the monotheistic faiths religions with one god. The ways we worship, by mary pope osborne survey of all the worlds religions from childrens perspectives, geared for 912 year olds. With over 70 flaps to lift, readers can discover key facts about each religion, differing ideas about god, worship and prayer and colourful festivals and celebrations. Mar 07, 2019 in many situations, especially difficult ones, childrens books share messages and teach lessons better than any parent or family member could. Picture book world religions, hindu, islamic and buddhist sessions and activities for primary grades. Weve rounded up 25 childrens books that celebrate various differences in ways children can both understand and enjoy. Best books for kids on world religions pragmatic mom. World religions dedicated to publishing excellent books.
Most are books that describe a general sense of spirituality. Books on world religions for kids kid world citizen. As religious diversity in north america increases, there is a growing belief that every educated person needs to have at least a simple understanding of the great variety of beliefs and. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. We may teach the stories and the sacred of our spiritual heritage as naturally as we teach. With over 70 flaps to lift, readers can discover key facts about each religion.
Dec 08, 2008 these were books i liked, but that were either geared for slightly older children, or dealt with religions other than the ones covered above. The demand for vibrant, thoughtful childrens books that celebrate the multicultural society we live in has never been greater. By gaining a greater understanding of the cultures. A decent overview of world religions, but definitely skewed towards western christianjewish religions and traditions. The diversity of the worlds religions has come to the west, but believers are often illequipped for any kind of serious engagement with nonchristians. Books on world religions for kids multicultural childrens. An insightful look at the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions. See more ideas about world religions, religion and teaching social studies. The kids book of world religions by jennifer glossop. With that in mind, huffpost religion put together this book list for spiritual but not religious families who want their kids to look at the universe and at the possibility of god with plenty of awe and wonder. The following list is of books for introducing children ages 39 to religions other than their own.
When lena and her mom take a walk through their neighborhood, she notices that there are many different shades of brown skin, and she begins to see her familiar world in a new way. Check out the introduction, describing the unique aspects of picture book world religions. With objectivity and accessibility, this title in the kids book of series looks at the histories, scriptures, places of worship, religious leaders, gods and major. Books on religion childrens books about religion and spirituality. This holds especially true when it comes to kids learning about differences. See more ideas about world religions, religion, comparative religion. Las posadas books for kids best world religion books for kids 10. Books on world religions for kids multicultural children. Books to help us talk to kids about religion and spirituality brightly.
The combination of social media savvy and realworld experience fueled the passion project, and their new childrens book, her body can, comes out. Hinduism, buddhism, confucianism and taoism, judaism, islam, and christianity. The first bodypositive childrens book just came out, and it. Buy the kids book of world religions reprint by glossop, jennifer isbn. Books are gently used and include top sellers like bible stories of boys and girls little golden book by christin ditchfi. Shop koorongs wide range of books and christian products now for online specials. Judaism the hebrew leader abraham founded judaism around 2000 b. Some refer to a specific religious tradition in a way that is accessible to people of all faiths. To addy, he tells a story about the value of material goods.
Shop from a range of bestselling titles to improve your knowledge at. Books on religion children s books about religion and spirituality. Hinduism the oldest religion, it may date to prehistoric times. The words in bold type are part of the alphabet of spiritual literacy, 37 essential spiritual practices recognized by the worlds religions. What better way to help children learn at an early age that the world is filled with many different kinds of people than through the magic of books. Ala book awards brief summaries of major childrens book awards caldecott medal winners. Books about world religions for kids kid world citizen. In our increasingly multicultural world, many of us are interested in introducing our children to religions other than our own. In many situations, especially difficult ones, childrens books share messages and teach lessons better than any parent or family member could. About usborne childrens books who we are usborne around the world ethical policies safety policies. Melton is the author of more than 40 books, and is the editor for abcclios religions of the world. Follow the links to visit the homepages for each practice at, where youll find recommended childrens books, dvds, family projects, spiritual exercises, prayers, and many more. Across the world, sharing a faith tradition with our children is essential.
Christianity and world religions an introduction to the worlds major faiths derek cooper follow on twitter. World religions for children primary homework help for kids. A comprehensive encyclopedia of belief and practice. The very obvious overlook of native american religions and little coverage of nonwestern religions were significant drawbacks. One of the best childrens books about diversity, the colors of us is about a little girl named lena who wants to paint a selfportrait using brown paint for her skin.
Mar 01, 20 a decent overview of world religions, but definitely skewed towards western christianjewish religions and traditions. This book provides a brief history of each religion, and describes where in the world they are practiced. Used book category childrens booksreligions contains books about childrens booksreligions. Other books celebrate the values that unite all faiths being kind to your neighbor, loving boundlessly, and treating people who are different with respect. In this informational text about world religions, children learn the basics of the worlds most popular religions, including judaism, hinduism, christianity, islam, buddhism, and jainism. Shop koorong s wide range of books and christian products now for online specials. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. These were books i liked, but that were either geared for slightly older children, or dealt with religions other than the ones covered above. In encountering world religions, professor and author irving hexham introduces all the worlds major religious traditions in a brief and understandable way. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Aug 01, 20 buy the kids book of world religions reprint by glossop, jennifer isbn. General books about world religions for kids use these books to explore similarities and differences in traditions, rituals, beliefs, and celebrations of world religions for kids. See inside world religions at usborne childrens books. Books for introducing young children to world religions.147 419 78 910 778 444 480 919 429 16 504 424 987 1392 1320 1186 11 1429 1272 13 848 392 874 1058 1268 505 1373 1024 351 619 1285 4 519 746 988 880 80 757 843 664 884 1203 1470