Best-selling children's author Mary Pope Osborne presents an accessible and elegantly crafted volume that introduces young readers to the world's seven major religions. They have given the world magnificent stories, buildings, holy objects, songs, ceremonies, and festivals. From the introduction to Many Religions, One World.
Handsomely designed and featuring fifty oversized color photographs and a full complement of reference materials, including a map, and bibliography, time line, this book provides a thorough and thoughtful presentation of the diverse ways people worship around the world. All have had a deep effect on the laws and customs of every country.
Six short readable chapters--perfectly targeted to fourth, fifth, Christianity, and practices of Judaism, beliefs, Confucianism, Islam, and sixth graders--detail the history, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism. Religious understanding is as important today than any other time in history. In this highly acclaimed book, Mary Pope Osborne introduces readers to the six major religions of the world.
Outstanding introduction to world religion for young readers. Unanimously praised when first published in 1996-Newly updated reference materials such as a glossary, map, timeline and bibliography complete this excellent book. Features over 50 full-color photos. They have shaped art, music, literature, and education.
What Do You Believe?: Big Questions About Religion
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. What do you believe? is a dynamic and clear text that brings together a variety of ideas of on religion. They are clearly presented for children to understand in a clear, unbiased text, and key concepts are broken down into manageable chunks of information with keywords that are simply explained.
. This book promotes understanding, tolerance, and respect for people whatever they believe. What do you believe? looks at basic teachings, and more, philosophy, practices of world faiths, and delves into the meaning and purpose of life. Religion, science, morality, and the afterlife are complex and often misunderstood subjects.
The Kids Book of World Religions
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 of many of the world's religions.
. Features a glossary and an index. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.
The Belief Book
What is belief and why is it so important? Where did it come from and what does it do? This book answers all of those questions and more! David G. It will also teach you about something called the scientific method, but more importantly, which is how we learn new things about the world! By the time you're done reading you will know the answers to some of life's biggest questions, you will see why your questions, and all questions for that matter, are so important.
. This book is the first in a series of books all about belief, gods, and religion. No matter how old or how young you are, this easy-to-read book can help you learn more about religions and gods and beliefs in general. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Mcafee, an author who studies religions, teamed up with writer and illustrator Chuck Harrison to create The Belief Book.
What Is God?
What is god? compares different religions -- christianity, Buddhism -- and their holy books, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, looks at misunderstandings and arguments among people of different religions, and talks about praying as well as feeling connected to everything in the world. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.
What is god? is an eloquent introduction to the ideas behind God and religion, and brings forward complex ideas in a way children will understand. It is written with a simple clarity and beautifully illustrated with just the right blend of seriousness and humor. If you want to talk about spirituality with a child, or just help them to begin to center themselves and their feelings about the world, or introduce them to philosophy or religion, this book is a great beginning.
The Book of Gods
Mcafee, who studies religions and writes books, which is all about why people believe the things they do, and religion! The first book in this series was The Belief Book, gods, has teamed up with writer and cartoonist Chuck Harrison to help everyone learn about beliefs, and now they are taking the next step by bringing you The Book of Gods.
. If you want to learn more about gods from around the globe, including where they came from and how belief in them has spread over time, this easy-to-read book is for you! The fully illustrated and interactive Book of Gods is for readers and thinkers of all ages, including kids and kids at heart. It doesn’t matter how old you are.
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. What are gods and why do people believe in them? Where did they come from and what do they do? This book answers all those questions and more! David G.
Slouching Toward Nirvana: New Poems
The pattern of my life forms like a cheap shadow on the wall before me. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. My love what is left of it now must crawl to wherever it can crawl. The strongest know that death is final and the happiest are those gifted with the shortest journey. In this place there are the dead, the deadly and the dying.
There is the cross, the builders of the cross and the burners of the cross.
This I Believe II: More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
With contributors who run the gamut from cellist yo-yo ma, like the first new York Times bestselling collection, a new husband, to professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, This I Believe II, to ordinary folks like a diner waitress, an Iraq War veteran, a farmer, and many others, showcases moving and irresistible essays.
Included are sister helen prejean writing about learning what she truly believes through watching her own actions, singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore writing about a hard-won wisdom based on being generous to others, and Robert Fulghum writing about dancing all the dances for as long as he can. Paperback. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.
. Readers will also find wonderful and surprising essays about forgiveness, personal integrity, and honoring life and change. Here is a welcome, and provocative communion with the minds and hearts of a diverse, stirring, new group of people―whose beliefs and the remarkably varied ways in which they choose to express them reveal the American spirit at its best.
The new paperback in the bestselling series of inspiring personal philosophiesThis collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists―ranging from famous to previously unknown―completing the thought that begins the book's title.
Sacred Myths: Stories of World Religions
Paperback. Used book in Good Condition. A sampling of the sacred stories of buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, and Native American and other nature-based spiritual traditions Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.
Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Used book in Good Condition. The educational aspect comes in the factual content of the story, the perspective element involves enabling children learn to see themselves and our planet in a new light, and the inspirational component comes in helping children dream of how they can help make the world a better place.
Paperback. It begins with the ancient view of a small, flat Earth, and page-by-page shows how we’ve gradually learned about our planet, its orbit, and its place in the vast universe. Winner: 2017 nsta, read aloud by astronauts for children around the world written in the first person with the viewpoint of a narrator who represents the human race throughout history, Gold, Outstanding Science Trade Books Nautilus Book Awards, Children's Illustrated Nonfiction Story Time From Space Official Selection Part of a set of books launched to the International Space Station through NASA’s Story Time from Space program, I, Humanity tells the story of what we now know about the universe and how we learned it.
The book is designed to work on three different levels: education, perspective, and inspiration.
How to be a Genius: Your Brain and How to Train It
How to be a genius reveals the magical and mysterious world of the brain. With facts, optical illusions, puzzles, and other brain training activities, brain teasers, readers will unlock their true intellectual power. Explores the physiology, anatomy, and evolution of the brain. Covering all aspects of brain activity, from perception and problem solving, and creativity, to memory, language, readers will learn tips and tricks for getting the most out of the brain.
How to be a genius explores the physiology, anatomy, and evolution of the brain and then teaches innovative brain stimulating exercises. With puzzles, brainteasers, and more readers will unlock their true intellectual power. Paperback. Readers will enjoy employing their creativity with this hands-on guide to the mind filled with wonderful knowledge and great activities to boost brainpower.
Used book in Good Condition. The paperback book also features activities including sports, magic, playing cards, & computer games. Readers will enjoy employing their creativity with this hands-on guide to the mind! The book also features activities including sports, magic, playing cards, and computer games.
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