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Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene in 1968. This story of a small teddy bear waiting on a department store shelf for a child’s friendship has appealed to young readers generation after generation. 28 pages
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Somalia" Hassig, Susan M./ Latif, Zawiah Abdul Hardcover Marshall Cavendish Benchmark
Introduce your child to appreciate their surroundings through this cute, playful book. It focuses on the bountiful mercies of Allah which we have been blessed with. Lift the flaps to reveal Allah's gifts to us and find a special colour on each page.
Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination, declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review. Lalla lives in the Muslim country of Mauritania, and more than anything, she wants to wear a malafa, the colorful cloth Mauritanian women, like her mama and big sister, wear to cover their heads and clothes in public. But it is not until Lalla realizes that a malafa is not just worn to show a woman's beauty and mystery or to honor tradition--a malafa for faith--that Lalla's mother agrees to slip a long cloth as blue...
"Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination," declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.Lalla lives in the Muslim country of Mauritania, and more than anything, she wants to wear a malafa, the colorful cloth Mauritanian women, like her mama and big sister, wear to cover their heads and clothes in public. But it is not until Lalla realizes that a malafa is not just worn to show a woman's beauty and mystery or to honor tradition—a malafa for faith—that Lalla's mother agrees to slip a long cloth as blue as the ink in the Koran over Lalla's head, under...
Children will learn many daily dua of eating and drinking while enjoying this easy to relate to story of an American Muslim family. Binding: HardcoverPages: 24Publisher: IQRA
Discover the magical and timeless Disney characters like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck with this fun and fact-filled sticker book containing over 60 stickers. Disney: Ultimate Sticker Book features fan-favorite characters from Snow White to Woody and allows you to create your own adventures with stickers. With captions and bits of information about each character, this sticker book allows fans to learn more about Disney animated films from the 1920s and beyond. Taking subjects that kids love, from dinosaurs to baby animals to transportation, DK's Ultimate Sticker Book series is packed with activities that are simple enough for children to...
The tale of a unique dream and the family that helped make it come true. Throughout the Muslim world, people fast during the month of Ramadan. All month a drummer walks each neighborhood in the quiet pre-dawn, waking its residents to partake in a blessed meal before the day's fast begins. This drummer is called a musaharati. Najma lives in Turkey and dreams of becoming the musaharati for her neighborhood - but a woman has never held the position. With colorful courage and support from her Baba, Najma's dream comes true...but will her neighborhood celebrate as much as she does? Inspirational story of...
A bold, humorous rendition of "The Three Blind Men and the Elephant", magnificently illustrated by an award-winning artist!When the villagers hear of a huge and mysterious creature that has come all the way from India, they steal into the dark barn to find out what it is."It's like a snake!" says one."It's like a tree trunk," says another."No, it's like a fan!" argues the third.Who is right? Which of them knows the creature's true shape?Mina Javaherbin's charming and witty retelling combined with Eugene Yelchin's refreshingly brilliant illustrations bring this enlightened classic, inspired by Rumi's poem, vividly to life. Page number:...
Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the disabled. 40 pages
Teach kindness, courtesy, respect, and friendship: It was the perfect summer. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one. Luckily Dad had a surefire way to get rid of enemies: Enemy Pie. But part of the secret recipe is spending an entire day playing with the enemy! In this funny yet endearing story one little boy learns an effective recipe for turning a best enemy into a best friend. Accompanied by charming illustrations, Enemy Pieserves up a sweet lesson in the difficulties and ultimate rewards of making new friends. ...
A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother’s, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future. 40 pages 102
Meet Findus—the adorable, clever little cat—and Pettson—the loving forgetful farmer—in this charming series of illustrated storybooks filled with humor and heart. Old man Pettson is lonely until his neighbor brings him a box that reads: “Findus Green Peas.” But when Pettson opens the box he doesn’t see peas . . . he sees a tiny kitten. Pettson’s lonely days are over and he talks like he’s never talked before—and soon Findus himself is talking. What a cat he has! But when the house is suddenly quiet and empty, Pettson knows something is wrong—Findus is missing! 32 pages
2021 Purple Dragonfly Award Winner in STEM Children's BooksPresenting Firdaus & Friends - Join us on a science adventure!Firdaus & Friends is a brand new STEM series for children that features diverse characters and Islamic values. Firdaus goes to Medina Academy and she loves science class. Her teacher, Mrs. Ahmed, makes science exciting and easy to understand with diagrams, class experiments, activities, and fun facts. One night, Firdaus meets Rubbab and Wahhab, two blood cells, and joins them on a journey into the human body. During her many adventures, Firdaus meets new friends, explores the human body, and most importantly,...
Honey bees are among the most remarkable creatures on earth! They are regularly seen scouring the blossoms of flowers in the spring and summer months. And yet, ask most adults how honey bees produce honey and the answers will be as varied as the flowers. The fact is, each honey bee lives in a very structured and organized home, called a colony. There is nothing random about a beehive. Every bee has a specific assignment to further the work of the hive to produce the honey we all love. This story, with its award winning illustrations by internationally recognized Italian...
Follow the flight of a honey bee as she searches for nectar to sustain her hive and, along the way, pollinates flowers to produce seeds and fruits. Nature lovers and scientists-to-be are invited to explore the fascinating life of a honey bee.
Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpre Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal. 48 pages 102
Long before there was a band, there was a boy: a young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, Theodore Augustus Dupree, affectionately known as "Gus," who was in a jazz big band and is the namesake of Keith's daughter, Theodora Dupree Richards. Gus & Me offers a rare and intimate look into the childhood of the legendary Keith Richards through this poignant and inspiring story that is lovingly illustrated with Theodora Richards's exquisite pen-and-ink collages. This unique autobiographical picture book honors the special bond between a grandfather and grandson and celebrates the...
Hafsa is a little girl filled with lots of love, and she shows it by giving lots of warm kisses. Some are sweet and others not so neat. Come along and see which of Hafsa's kisses can't be beat!
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Zuri's hair has a mind of its own. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Zuri knows it's beautiful. When Daddy steps in to style it for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn. But he LOVES his Zuri, and he'll do anything to make her -- and her hair -- happy.Tender and empowering, Hair Love is an ode to loving your natural hair -- and a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere. A perfect gift for special occasions including Father’s Day, birthdays, baby showers, and more! Hair Love | Oscar®-Winning Short Film (Full) | Sony Pictures Animation -...
“Musa’s enthusiasm for halal hot dogs is infectious, and this portrait of a family and community that takes joy and pride in their identity and traditions is refreshing . . . . A joyful celebration of street food and Muslim American culture.”–Kirkus Reviews Musa has the perfect idea for his special Jummah treat, but things don’t go according to plan. Will Musa be able to get a yummy Jummah treat for his family? Every Friday after Jummah prayer at the masjid, Musa’s family has a special Jummah treat. They take turns picking out what the treat will be, but...
It's the first day of Ramadan and Hannah wants to be a part of this important month every way she can. But if she's too young to fast, how can she observe Ramadan? By saving the world, Dada Jaan tells her. And so Hannah learns that by helping her friends and neighbors and by showing kindness and generosity, she can make the world a better place. The debut picture book by human rights activist and attorney Qasim Rashid tells a timely story full of warmth and heart about the observance of Ramadan and the power of good deeds. 102
Girls will love seeing strong, happy reflections of themselves in this vibrant, rhythmic book full of beautiful Black hairstyles. From a cute crop to pom-pom puffs, adorable illustrations of girls with gorgeous braids, blowouts, and bantus grace each page, side by side with a positive message that will make girls cheer. It's a great read-aloud to promote self-esteem for girls of all ages, building and growing the foundation of self-love (and hair love!) and letting every girl know "You are made beautiful!" 32 pages 102
It is the night before Ramadan and Hassan and Aneesa are excited for it to begin. In Ramadan they will read the Qur'an, give charity, share food with neighbours and try to fast. Follow them on the first day of Ramadan and find out why Hassan and Aneesa love it when the Muslim holy month arrives. 24 pages 102
Hats of Faith is a simple and striking introduction to the shared custom of religious head coverings. With bright images and a carefully researched interfaith text, this thoughtful book inspires understanding and celebrates our culturally diverse modern world.
Topic: Prophet Muhammad's beautiful character Bilingual Islamic-Arabic Board Book⠀Ages: 0-4⠀ Authors: Ustazah Tan Nurul Hafidzah, Maryam Dzinnira, Azlina Abdul Wahid
Eating warm cookies on a cold day is easy water catchesevery thrown stone skip skip splash With a featherlight touch and disarming charm, Jon J Muth--and his delightful little panda bear, Koo--challenge readers to stretch their minds and imaginations with twenty-six haikus about the four seasons. 32 pages
From bestselling author and educator Umm Juwayriyah -- a story told by a big sister who learns coping skills to befriend and lead her autistic younger sister. "You see, my sister Hind has Autism. And I know that sounds like a really big word, but it's not. Autism just means that Allah made her to learn and act and think differently than other kids her age." In the story Hind's Hands, big sister Juwayriyah learns just how special her younger sister is, despite the challenging behaviors that she often has to deal with. Author Umm Juwayriyah collaborates with her oldest...
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"I like to eat, eat, eat," choruses young Johnny as he watches Grandma at work in the kitchen. Wild rice, fried potatoes, fruit salad, frosted sweet rolls—what a feast! Johnny can hardly contain his excitement. In no time, he'll be digging in with everyone else, filling his belly with all this good food.But wait. First there is the long drive to the community center. And then an even longer Ojibwe prayer. And then—well, young boys know to follow the rules: elders eat first, no matter how hungry the youngsters are. Johnny lingers with Grandma, worried that the tasty treats won't...
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this lively, collectible picture book biography series from New York Timesbestselling author Brad Meltzer. “Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography – for his own kids, and for yours. Each book tells the story of one of America’s icons in an entertaining, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers, those who aren’t quite ready for the Who Was series. Each book focuses on a particular character trait...
Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America. 40 pages
This is one of the I Can Series of books that introduces and illustrates some basic yet important concepts and terms for young Muslim children. These are explained with reference to their everyday life and in the settings with which children are familiar. In simple, easy-to-understand language the series presents Islam as a living reality to be experienced in daily life. It answers many questions about Islam as faith which arise in the young, curious minds. For ages 3-5 years and the young at heart. I Can Make Du'a Anywhere! teaches us that in our everyday lives, we should always...
I is for Iran, a large country in western Asia bordered by many lands including Russia, Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, with the Caspian Sea above and the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea below. It is a country of contrasts, where high-rise city buildings stand beside ancient mosques, vast deserts sprawl alongside mountains and forests, and what was once the ancient Persian civilisation is now the oil-rich Islamic Republic of Iran. From Bazaar to Naan, from Chelo-kabab to Rugs, this book celebrates everything Iranians love best about their country. I is for Iran is the latest in the highly successful and widely recognized World...
Celebrate Mom's special day with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this colorful book featuring Eric Carle's joyful illustrations.Show Mom just how much she means with this colorful book from the World of Eric Carle. Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he honors Mother's Day and celebrates incredible parents everywhere. With joyful illustrations and colorful creatures, this charming keepsake is a great way to show parents, grandparents, soon-to-be mothers, aunts, friends, or whomever you call "Mom" just how much you care. 32 pages 102
Libby's great aunt, Lobo, is from Mexico, but the United States has been her home for many years, and she wants to become a U.S. citizen. At the end of the week, Lobo will say the Pledge of Allegiance at a special ceremony. Libby is also learning the Pledge this week, at school—at the end of the week, she will stand up in front of everyone and lead the class in the Pledge. Libby and Lobo practice together—asking questions and sharing stories and memories—until they both stand tall and proud, with their hands over their hearts. 40 pages
Follow a lazy boy’s wild imagination as he envisions all the different animals his mother could become to make his life easier. An octopus to do all the chores. A cheetah to zip him to school. A fish so she doesn’t even need to sleep! With each new animal, the boy just knows he’ll be the envy of all his friends. But will he be happy with how his mom looks in the end? Maybe there’s something he can do to make life a little better for both of them. All families will appreciate the loving message of the boy...
Join Carole P. Roman as she visits the Republic of Italy. Learn what it is like to live in Rome, see the famous architecture, celebrate a favorite holiday and discover popular names for both boys and girls. Be fascinated with it's diverse and rich history and colorful traditions. On the way, you might learn a word or two in Italian! 30 pages
Join Ilyas & Duck in this fantastically delightful story as they explore the fun and excitement of Eid and learn about the charitable nature of it all. Eid has never been so much fun. by Omar S. KhawajaIllustrated by Leo Antolini
Ilyas is a 5-year-old boy with an insatiable appetite for questioning the world around him. Duck is fun-loving and playful yet helps to satisfy Ilyas’s curiosity about the world. In this story, Ilyas wakes up one morning and wants to find Allah (God)! Join these two best friends on an exciting adventure to find Allah and see what they discover. This book will most certainly help both parents and children answer this profound question in a fun and loving way. by Omar S. KhawajaIllustrated by Leo Antolini
This marvelous, welcoming book on mosques, Muslims, and Islam is a must, offering foundational knowledge on the world's second largest religion. --School Library Journal(starred review) Step in and discover all the rituals and wonder of the mosque in this lyrical debut picture book from M. O. Yuksel, with gorgeous artwork from New York Times bestselling illustrator Hatem Aly. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom, this book is perfect for fans of All Are Welcome and The Proudest Blue. No matter who you are or where you're from, everyone is welcome here. From grandmothers reading lines of the...
Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl’s experience on a snowy day.In this gently rhyming board book, a young girl makes a snowman, sleds, and has other winter fun!Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant together create a perfect sit-in-your-lap reading experience for toddlers. 22 pages 102
Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else.Hers was a school of faraway places. So when Lola's teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited. Except Lola. She can't remember The Island—she left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memories—joyous, fantastical, heartbreaking, and frightening—Lola's imagination takes her on an extraordinary journey back to The Island. As she draws closer to the heart of her family's story, Lola comes to understand the truth of her abuela's words: “Just because...
Everyone's favorite curious little monkey celebrates Ramadan with his friend Kareem in this rhyming, playful, tabbed board book. By H.A. Rey Binding: Board BookAge: ChildrenPublisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 102
Meet Janine. She is one of a kind! Janine dresses a little different, remembers random facts, reads the dictionary for fun, and has her own style of cheering. Nobody does things the way Janine does things! One girl in Janine's class is throwing a party and all the COOL kids are invited. But Janine is not cool. Some kids think she is strange and want her to change. Will Janine try to be different or just be her spectacular self? In this charming story, Maryann Cocca-Leffler uses her own daughter as inspiration for a delightfully spunky character. Janine Leffler focuses...
A biography of the legendary Native American Jim Thorpe (1888-1953), voted the Greatest Football Player and Greatest Athlete of the Half-Century by two AP polls, focusing on his early childhood and how school and sports shaped his future. From the day he was born, Jim Thorpe's parents knew he was special. As the light shone on the road to the family's cabin, his mother gave Jim another name - Wa-tho-huck - Bright Path. Jim's athletic skills were evident early on, as he played outdoors and hunted with his father and twin brother. When the boys were sent to Indian boarding...
Have you heard the tale? John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand. He was taller and stronger than anyone around. When men started talking about laying railroad tracks across the prairies and deserts, and right through the mountains, John Henry knew he and his hammer had to be a part of it. And drive those spikes he did! Then came the day when a challenge was announced: Who could dig a tunnel through a mountain faster—John Henry and his hammer? Or a steam drill? 32 pages