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Children's Books

A-F

During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share.

In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks her help with an important task.

Amira is excited because tomorrow is Eid with special clothes, treats, gifts, and a morning party at her mosque; but then she realizes that she is going to miss class picture day at school, something she was also looking forward to--so Amira has to figure out a way to be in two places at once.

A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape.

A young girl finds a way to include her elderly neighbor in her family's Hanukkah celebration.

G-L

An illustrated, bilingual version of this cumulative folk song that is sung at the end of the Passover Seder. Includes a background note on the history and symbolism of the song.

Describes a birthday celebration in Katroo presided over by the Birthday Bird.

A resident of the North Pole with the ability to slide up and down chimneys meets a flying reindeer and some industrious elves, in this fictional biography of Santa Claus.

M-R

This beautifully illustrated, powerful tribute tells the journey of African descendants in America by connecting their history to the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

During a Fourth of July picnic, a group of children display how easy it is to share things, including a pie, a jump rope, and a hug.

S-Z

Small Camel is given the honor to carry a very important package on a journey, as his master Balthazar, a wise man, goes in search of Baby Jesus.

When calamity stalks every step of the preparations for the Tappletons' Thanksgiving dinner, they realize that there is more to Thanksgiving than turkey and trimmings.

Zaki, a young boy, is very happy about his first fast, but then he completely forgets.