This topsy turvy adventure on Sycamore Street sees brother and sister Hude and Amani arrive in Fairfax County, Maryland with one thought: it was going to be a long, boring summer in the country.
They couldn't be more wrong.
With Grandma Hana's new neighbor planning to pull down her prized peach tree and a gang, led by the archer Bobby, marshaling the local lake, Hude and Amani have a hard time getting any peace.
In this warm and comical story, find out how, under the watchful eyes of Grandma Hana, Hude and Amani plan to save the peach tree and beat Bobby at his own game before leaving Sycamore Street behind.
J. Samia Mair has published two children's books with The Islamic Foundation, Amira's Totally Chocolate World and The Perfect Gift, which have been favourably received. She is currently a staff writer for SISTERS Magazine. Additionally, she has published articles, stories, and poems in books, magazines, anthologies, scientific journals, online news sources, and elsewhere. This is her first chapter book for kids. She lives in Odenton, Maryland.
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 turn to Allah, seeking His help and thanking Him for all the things He gives us. Praying to Him makes our lives more meaningful and satisfying.
In this fully revised edition of DK's classic, more than 70 of the greatest stories from the Bible are retold for young readers. All-new text by Jewish authors Laaren Brown and Lenny Hort tells the stories of the Creation, Noah's Ark, Abraham and Sarah, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, the Exodus, the Ten Commandments, Samson, Ruth and Naomi, Solomon, Daniel, and many, many more. Lavish illustrations by Eric Thomas add to the rich experience, while maps plus glowing full-color photographs of places and artifacts help children understand biblical events in historical context. A bonus audio CD, featuring read-alongs of 16 best-loved stories, is perfect for bedtime or anytime. Filled with the spirit of Jewish tradition, The Children's Illustrated Jewish Bible captures the richness and power of the greatest Bible stories while making them accessible to children everywhere.
Featuring the wonderful illustrations of Tim Jonke, this best-selling children's book tells the Easter story from a new and unusual point of view. Three trees on a mountain dream of what they wanted to become when they grew up. One wants to be a treasure chest, another an ocean-going boat, and the third a signpost to God. Their wishes come true in a way they never expected. Children will be deeply touched as they understand, perhaps for the first time, the significance of Christ's life and his atoning sacrifice on the cross. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
An endearing collection of classic poems from Robert Louis Stevenson, as well as favorite selections from the Bible, Robert Browning, Mother Goose, Christian Rossetti, and other classic children's writers. Timeless, beloved poems such as "My Shadow," "Wynken, Blynken and Nod," and "Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star" are nestled next to comforting prayers for little ones. Each of the books' four sections, A Time to Play, Day's End, Wonders of Childhood and Blessings of Faith is enhanced with the acclaimed works of the world-renowned artist Thomas Kinkade.
"Tell me a story, Daddy . . . about when God was a little girl." Susanna's playful request begins a whimsically profound tale woven between father and daughter. This imaginative retelling of creation sparkles with joy, its words and images offering gentle wisdom and genuine insight. You may never think about God, creation, or yourself in quite the same way.
As a child, how did you learn about the Golden Rule? Young readers will learn the importance of treating others as they want to be treated in this addition to the Living Lights(TM) series of Berenstain Bears books. Children will discover choosing to be kind may not always be the easy choice. But it is always the right one.
The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule--part of the popular Zonderkidz Living Lights(TM) series of books--is perfect for:
- Early readers, ages 4-8
- Reading out loud at home or in a classroom
- Small group discussions and lessons highlighting Matthew 7:12: Do to others what you would have them do to you.
- Encouraging important conversations about right and wrong
The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule:
- Features the hand-drawn artwork of the Berenstain family
- Continues in the much-loved footsteps of Stan and Jan Berenstain with the Berenstain Bears series of books
- Is part of one of the bestselling children's book series ever created, with more than 250 books published and nearly 300 million copies sold to date