5 years & up. Through vivid, full-color photographs and easily understood sentences, see how children from around the world practice their religious beliefs. Looking at the rich diversity as well as the underlying similarities of a variety of spiritual traditions, young readers understand that, although the world's religions have many differences, their primary goals are the same - to "love and care for one another...and for our beautiful Earth."
5 - 8 years. When Lola's teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited, except Lola. She can't remember The Island, she left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memories--joyous, fantastical, heartbreaking, and frightening--Lola's imagination takes her on an extraordinary journey back to The Island. As she draws closer to the heart of her family's story, Lola comes to understand the truth… More »