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Holi

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035161

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Holi – the Hindu Festival of Colors – heralds the coming of spring. This vibrant title explores the ancient history and modern practices of this joyful holiday. Holi’s food, dance, music, and colors will captivate young readers.  

Homes Around the World

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399756

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Learn about the different places that people call home--from apartments to cottages and castles to farmhouses. With bright, vivid photos and easy-to-read informational text, readers are introduced to different cultures' definitions of "home."

My Friend is Muslim

Khadija Ejaz (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690969

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Layla Reed is only twelve years old, but she has a big project ahead of her. Her teacher has asked her to speak to her seventh grade class about Islam. Layla's best friend, Nancy Winters, is going to help her with the project, and she's going to learn a lot about her friend's religion along the way. Who was Muhammad? What exactly is in the Quran? What is jihaad? Islam is only 1,500 years old, but Muslims believe its message is older than Creation itself. Layla's family is busy fasting for the holy month of Ramadan, and the festival of Eid Al-Fitr is only a week away. Will she and Nancy be ready?

Siddharta Gautama: The Buddha

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743904315

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Siddhartha Gautama was born to the king of a tribe in Northern India. An astrologer told his father that Gautama would either become a king or he would leave his riches behind to save humanity. His father sheltered him from all of the poverty in the streets. When Gautama finally left his palace he saw the suffering of people and wanted to change the world. He started the religion called Buddhism.

Canada - the people (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792635

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In this new second revised edition of Canada the People, candid photos feature Canadian families and how they live. Updated facts and statistics support this fascinating portrayal of a nation built on immigration. Important issues that must be resolved with the Native peoples are sensitively portrayed.