The Kids Book of World Religions
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The Kids Book of World Religions

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By gaining a greater understanding of the cultures and beliefs of people around the world, children build respect and tolerance for the differences that make each of us unique. 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 festivals that are the foundations...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published February 1st 2003 by Kids Can Press
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Jun 21, 2014 Eve added it
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. This book provides a brief history of each religion, and describes where in the world they are practiced. Children also learn about the festivals, deities, scriptures and places of worship for these religions. Students will also gain exposure to and practice using informational text features, such as an index, g...more
Laura Cockburn
Religions around the world can be very fascinating. However, they can also be very complex and many books can just make the subject more confusing. That makes this book an excellent choice for those interested in world religions. Since it is meant for kids, it is simple enough for almost everyone to grasp. The book begins with a general page on the religion and what it is. Afterwards there is a map of the world and which religions are most followed where.
The bulk of the book consists of several...more
I really enjoyed this book, out of all the world religion books that I read I really enjoyed Jennifer Glossops world religion book. She starts of by describing exactly what is religions and how many people around the world practice at least one religion. If you are an adult or a child...this book is for you. This book is for all readers and easy to understand. The illustrations are beautiful and they correspond with the text beautifully. I actually learned a few traditions of my own religion tha...more
An introduction to comparative religion for young children. Presents symbols, basic beliefs, major traditions of: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Baha'i, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. For simplicity, just a few branches and sects from each. Also included, three brief descriptions of religions from Africa, North America, and Australia.
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