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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
Justice has grown up witnessing the many ways her grandma serves the community. She wants to make a difference in the world too, but how? Isn't she too young? Through conversations with her grandma and their shared love of books, Justice learns about important women and men throughout history who changed the world: Ella Baker, Shirley Chisholm, Charles Hamilton Houston, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Paul Robeson, and Ida B. Wells. Justice learns how each leader was a champion for advancing justice and improving the world, and she dreams of becoming a change maker too - "Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire," a superhero...
Lailah is in a new school in a new country, thousands of miles from her old home, and missing her old friends. When Ramadan begins, she is excited that she is finally old enough to participate in the fasting but worried that her classmates won’t understand why she doesn’t join them in the lunchroom. Lailah solves her problem with help from the school librarian and her teacher and in doing so learns that she can make new friends who respect her beliefs. This gentle, moving story from first-time author Reem Faruqi comes to life in Lea Lyon’s vibrant illustrations. Lyon...
Sometimes I’m not sure if I like being me.When Leila looks in the mirror, she doesn’t know if she likes what she sees. But when her grandmother tells her the saffron beads on her scarf suit her, she feels a tiny bit better. So, Leila spends the rest of their family dinner night on the lookout for other parts of her she does like.Follow Leila’s journey as she uses her senses of sight, smell, taste, touch to seek out the characteristics that make up her unique identity, and finds reasons to feel proud of herself, just as she is. ...
An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. As Lillian, a one-hundred-year-old African American woman, makes a “long haul up a steep hill” to her polling place, she sees more than trees and sky—she sees her family’s history. She sees the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment and her great-grandfather voting for the first time. She sees her parents trying to register to vote. And she sees herself marching in a protest from Selma to Montgomery....
Tells the charming story of what happens when a big sister becomes fed up with her little bother's annoying ways. Read it to see what happens! by Rahma Rodaah This book is a Daybreak Press Book Award winner (2019)
A beautiful picture book that tells children that it is okay to be afraid. Who was the mysterious Ti Bolom? Could he be real or was he just one of Grandmas inventions from her Caribbean childhood? Illustrator Caroline Binch and writer Trish Cookeboth acclaimed award winnerscome together to tell this magical story of Grandmas rainforest adventure. 32 pages
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With a heat wave and a drought threatening the city's water supply, Luz and her friends dive into the fight to save the swimming pond and Friendship Park. This graphic novel includes a guide on how to make a water-wise garden. 96 pages
When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering. She wanted to be an astronaut. Her mom told her, "If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible.” Little Mae’s curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space. This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination. ...
Even as a young girl, Mahalia Jackson loved gospel music. Life was difficult for Mahalia growing up, but singing gospel always lifted her spirits and made her feel special. She soon realized that her powerful voice stirred everyone around her, and she wanted to share that with the world. Although she was met with hardships along the way, Mahalia never gave up on her dreams. Mahalia's extraordinary journey eventually took her to the historic March on Washington, where she sang to thousands and inspired them to find their own voices. With a timeline and further reading section, this book is...
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Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Malala Yousafzai's first picture book, inspired by her own childhood. * "This is a wonderful read for younger students that will also provide insight and encourage discussion about the wider world. ... The simplicity of Yousafzai's writing and the powerful message she sends, make this book inspirational for all."--- School Library Journal (starred review) Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy,...
Through artful prose and beautiful illustrations, Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson tell the true story of Wangari Muta Maathai, known as “Mama Miti,” who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization that has empowered many people to mobilize and combat deforestation, soil erosion, and environmental degradation. 40 pages
The groundbreaking graphic-novel memoir by a living legend of the civil rights movement, March: Book One, is now available in an oversized hardcover edition. Created by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, this #1 New York Times bestseller is also a Coretta Scott King Honor book, a required text in classrooms across America, and the first graphic novel to win a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Now this modern classic — praised by everyone from President Bill Clinton to LeVar Burton to Tim Cook — gets the deluxe, oversized hardcover treatment, so the stunning work of Lewis, Aydin,...
Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today’s world.By the fall of 1963, the Civil Rights Movement has penetrated deep into the American consciousness, and as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, John Lewis is guiding the tip of the spear. Through relentless direct action, SNCC continues to force the nation to confront...
Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle. Now, March brings the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today’s world. After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence – but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into...
Meet Yasmin! Yasmin is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "aha" moments to help her solve life's little problems. Taking inspiration from her surroundings and her big imagination, she boldly faces any situation, assuming her imagination doesn't get too big, of course! A creative thinker and curious explorer, Yasmin and her multi-generational Pakistani American family will delight and inspire readers. Publisher: Picture Window Books Publish Date: August 01, 2018 Pages: 96 Dimensions: 5.5 X 7.2 X 0.3 inches Language: English Type: Paperback
“Mikaeel and Malaika were brother and sister and they both had one thing in common. They were superheroes. At least they used to be.” Mikaeel and Malaika are on another mission but there’s one problem. They no longer have superpowers. Or do they? Follow Mikaeel and Malaika as they find their power of Dua. A humorous read for the entire family, Mikaeel and Malaika The Power of Dua answers the age-old question of our children, “Why won’t my dua come true?”
Book 1 of the Mikaeel and Malaika series. Mikaeel and Malaika were brother and sister but they both had one thing in common. They were superheroes. Embark on an enchanting journey with the always-pondering Malaika and the adventurous Mikaeel on their ongoing quest of becoming the best superheroes. Their first mission entails seeking the One who loves them most. The Quest for Love
From the albatross to the zebra finch, Mrs. Peanuckle pulls out her binoculars and introduces toddlers to 26 species of birds from all around the world. Described by a single interesting fact or defining characteristic, each bird proves to be as unique and surprising as the one before. Ever wonder why flamingoes are pink? It’s all those shrimp they eat. Are there birds that can fly backward? Yes, but hummingbirds are the only ones! With colorful, dynamic art, and attention-grabbing text, Mrs. Peanuckle’s birds fly off the page, and in some cases, into the parks and backyards of the children...
Mrs. Peanuckle’s Fruit Alphabet introduces babies and toddlers to the colorful foods that will help them grow up to be healthy and strong. Children and parents alike will want to devour the fun facts and charming illustrations of fruits from the familiar banana to the not as familiar yumberry. 28 pages
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Get ready to go on a hiking adventure and learn your ABCs with Mrs. Peanuckle!A is for AirB is for Bears, Birds, and Bunnies C is for CompassMrs. Peanuckle takes on the outdoors and shares all her favorite animals, plants, and more in her latest tour of the ABCs! From A to Z, Mrs. Peanuckle introduces toddlers to 26 different natural-world experiences. With playful text, bright illustrations, and sturdy pages, Mrs. Peanuckle’s alphabet book engages toddlers and takes them on an alphabet adventure through the natural world!
Mrs. Peanuckle’s Vegetable Alphabet introduces babies and toddlers to a colorful variety of vegetables, from asparagus to zucchini. Perfect to read aloud, this vegetable buffet will delight children and parents alike with its yummy vegetable facts and vibrant illustrations. Learning the ABCs has never been so delicious! 28 pages
About this item 48-PIECE PUZZLE – The 48-piece African Elephant Mini Puzzle from Mudpuppy is perfect for children ages 4 and up to complete on their own. A two-sided insert includes an image of the puzzle on one side and fun facts about African Elephants on the other. COLORFUL SCENE – Kids will love this mini puzzle’s distinct and colorful artwork. Plus, you’ll feel good knowing that this puzzle contains 90% recycled paper and is printed with nontoxic inks. IDEAL FOR TRAVELING – The finished 48-piece puzzle measures 8” x 5.75” so it doesn’t require much room to complete. It...
Mufaro's two daughters react in different ways to the King's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king disguises himself to learn the true nature of both the girls and chooses Nyasha, the kind and generous daughter, to be the queen. 32 pages
by Rukhsana Khan A sweet collection of stories and poems and activities. Great for read aloud time, classroom learning, homeschooling, gifts for public school teachers. 102
Do you think there is anyone who never gets hungry and can survive without eating? Of course not. We need food to survive. Just as our bodies need food and our brains need knowledge, our hearts need a strong faith! Hekimoğlu İsmail, one of the most respected writers in Turkey, teaches kids about faith with “My heart is Small My Love is Grand.” This book takes the reader on a beautiful journey with its smooth style and warm stories. Writer: Hekimoğlu İsmailIllustrator: Özgür Yıldırım Binding: PaperbackPages: 144Age: 9+
by Raghad Ebied In this story, Hadi and Sameer's mom explains the importance of having compassion to her children by underlining the universal value of having acceptance and love for others, regardless of our differences. "My Many Friends, Our One Heart" is part of a series called “Hadi’s Adventures”, through which we aim to: Promote character education by incorporating positive values such as compassion, gratitude, generosity, and more. Represent a diversity of children to enable children from all backgrounds to increasingly relate to and therefore accept and develop friendships with each other. Encourage children to develop critical thinking skills and think creatively...
For Kids Who Want to Get to Know the Prophet (ﷺ)How well does your child know the greatest human being to ever walk the face of the Earth?How much do they admire the best of Allah’s creation?How much do they take the finest example as a guide in their lives?How much does your child really LOVE the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)?In order to love someone, you need to first get to know them. That’s what sparks the beginning of a lifetime of admiration, learning and emulation of the most beloved person in humankind.The children’s book entitled My Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) captures...
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Nanni’s Hijab is the story of Nanni, a little girl who loves wearing her hijab. She wears a different hijab every day. Her classmates enjoy seeing all the colors and designs of Nanni’s hijabs, except Leslie. Leslie doesn’t like Nanni or her hijabs. She tries to bully Nanni for wearing her hijabs to school. Leslie humiliates Nanni in the school yard in front of all their classmates by snatching Nanni's hijab off of her head. Nanni, not unlike any other Muslim girl, gets very upset with Leslie’s bullying. In her heart, she wants to fight Leslie, but she knows there...
Amin is on his way to Jumu'ah prayer when Dad takes an unexpected turn! Finding himself in the woods, Amin misses the comfort of the masjid. Binding: PaperbackAge: ChildrenPublisher: Noor Kids
This fabulous version of the classic nursery song “Old MacDonald” introduces children to a menagerie of African animals and their sounds. It is beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora, with her signature collage-style artwork. Old Mikamba had a farm, E-I-E-I-O. And on this farm he had . . . a giraffe, a baboon, and an elephant! Meet Old Mikamba, who watches over a wide variety of animals on his game farm in the plains of Africa. Children will discover a whole new set of fun animal sounds as they are invited to sing along and roar with the lions,...
Farah feels alone, even when surrounded by her classmates. She listens and nods but doesn’t speak. It’s hard being the new kid in school, especially when you’re from another country and don’t know the language. Then, on a field trip to an apple orchard, Farah discovers there are lots of things that sound the same as they did at home, from dogs crunching their food to the ripple of friendly laughter. As she helps the class make apple cider, Farah connects with the other students and begins to feel that she belongs.Ted Lewin’s gorgeous sun-drenched paintings and Eve Bunting’s sensitive...
New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book! A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed. Jude never thought she'd be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her hometown start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives. At first, everything in America seems too fast and too loud. The American movies that Jude has always...
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This is a unique book of Dua' for young children. Twenty everyday prayers are introduced in Arabic, with Latin transliteration and English translation. Beautiful illustrations attract a child's attention immediately. Compiled and Translated by Fadel AbdallahIllustrated by Rhonda Mullins Dellepiane Binding: PaperbackAge: ChildrenPages: 24Publisher: IQRA
Award-winning author Grace Lin joins science writer Ranida T. McKneally to get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and what a healthy meal looks like. Answering questions like "why are so many vegetables green?", "What's the difference between brown bread and white bread?", and "Why do beans make you gassy?", cheerful haiku poems and a simple Q&A format make this book a nutritious treat. 40 pages
This enchanting tale illustrates how that the human heart is like a rusty mirror which, when polished through beautiful doings, is able to reflect the real essence of all things. In addition to this story is a poem by the renowned poet, Coleman Barks. Both draw on the same account found in Ghazali’s The Marvels of the Heart, Book XXI, of his magnum opus, The Revival of Religious Sciences. 44 pages
A unique, interactive and intergalactic gift for a beloved child. Contains holographic foil, high quality UV gloss finish on the inner pages, a glow-in-the-dark ending and silky tie-back ribbons. The book can be tied back to create a lovely free-standing 3D moon display, perfect for your home, classroom or library. Stunning glow-in-the-dark last spread, featuring all the phases of the moon, to give this gorgeous book a stunning surprise ending! Prayers for the sighting of the New Moon and inspiring Arabic passages from the Qur’an to read and share with young children. Beautifully illustrated with Rose Hill’s distinctive...
Omar has to solve the mystery of his missing teacher in the third installment of this highly-illustrated middle-grade series starring a Muslim boy with a huge imagination. Omar is going on his biggest adventure yet--a trip to Pakistan! But his excitement about the trip is interrupted by some shocking news: his amazing teacher is not coming back to school, and no one will say why. When Omar and his friends start investigating, the hints they overhear and clues they find lead them to an alarming conclusion--it must be aliens! Omar has a huge imagination, but saving his...
Omar is back with a big mystery to solve in the second installment of this imaginative, highly-illustrated series. Omar is always full of ideas! His family's favorite mosque needs a new roof, and Omar's money-raising plans are brilliant, especially the talent contest at school. It's a huge success, but the next day, the money is missing! Omar needs all of his super-spy creativity to track down the thief. And when the truth is revealed, even Omar's imaginative mind is blown! Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Publish Date: September 29, 2020 Pages: 224 Dimensions: 5.0 X 7.9 X 0.9...
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This collection of poems for children outlines essential knowledge of the ritual ablution and prayer according to the Hanafi school, the largest school of Islamic law. Along with the poems, it provides an appendix for clarification. Its purpose is to give children and parents access to knowledge that makes one's worship valid, sound, and proper in a fun way. "As a teacher of both young and mature, I am constantly searching for solid, accurate, and reliable fiqh resources in English that engage the student and allows them to memorize with ease. In our Islamic tradition, learning texts through poetry has...
A fun alphabet primer celebrating the month-long Muslim observance of fasting and spiritual awareness. Ramadan is a month-long observance when Muslims all over the world spend more time with each other, emphasize charitable works, fast, pray, and break their daily fast each night together. It’s a time meant to focus on things such as sharing, empathy, compassion, generosity, and selflessness. These ideals are wonderfully illustrated here in Greg Paprocki’s inimitable style for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet. 32 pages 102
A biography of the pioneering scientist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring. "Once you are aware of the wonder and beauty of earth, you will want to learn about it," wrote Rachel Carson. Determined and curious even as a child, Rachel Carson's fascination with the natural world led her to study biology, and pursue a career in science at a time when very few women worked in the field. This lyrical, illustrated biography follows Carson's journey—from a girl exploring the woods, to a woman working to help support her family during the Great Depression, to a journalist and pioneering researcher,...