Children's Peace and Spirituality

Books for children on cultivating peace, mindfulness, and spirituality.


Everyone Prays: Celebrating Faith Around the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937786199
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Published: Wisdom Tales - March 1st, 2014

Christians, Jews, and Muslims all pray. So do Hindus and Buddhists. Many others pray too. So begins Everyone Prays, a bright and colorful concept book celebrating the diverse ways that people pray. In a vibrant yet accessible manner, young readers are transported on a visual tour across the globe.


A Little Peace Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781426300868
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Published: National Geographic Society - May 8th, 2007

The latest National Geographic Children's Books title by Barbara Kerley, A Little Peace, gives a richly evocative and thought-provoking view of the world our children will inherit. Wise words and moving images offer a unique and enriching experience for every young reader.


Can You Say Peace? Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9780805078930
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - July 25th, 2006

Children everywhere wish for peace

International Peace Day is September 21. On this day and every day throughout the year, children all over the world wish for peace. Karen Katz takes readers on a bright and colorful journey around the globe to meet some of these children and learn about the many ways to say peace


What Is God's Name? Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9781893361102
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Published: Skylight Paths Publishing - October 1st, 1999

Multicultural, Nondenominational, Nonsectarian

This simple, beautiful book will help you and your
child explore spirituality together for the first time.

Based on the award-winning picture book In God's Name.


What Makes Someone a Jew?: What Makes Someone a Jew? Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9781580233217
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Published: Jewish Lights Publishing - February 1st, 2007

What makes a person a Jew?
Is it the way that they look or the things that they do?

Is being Jewish a matter of how you look, or how you live? Using everyday examples that children can relate to, this colorful book helps all young Jewish readers understand what it really means to be a Jew.


The Peace Book Cover Image
$10.79
ISBN: 9780316059626
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2005

Peace is making new friends.Peace is helping your neighbor.
Peace is a growing a garden.
Peace is being who you are.


Each Breath a Smile Cover Image
By Susan, Nguyen Thi Hop (Illustrator)
$9.86
ISBN: 9781888375220
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Published: Plum Blossom - August 10th, 2005

Inspired by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, in.


Why War Is Never a Good Idea Cover Image
By Alice Walker, Stefano Vitale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060753856
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - September 18th, 2007

Though War is Old

It has not

Become wise.

Poet and activist Alice Walker personifies the power and wanton devastation of war in this evocative poem.

Stefano Vitale's compelling paintings illustrate this unflinching look at war's destructive nature and unforeseen consequences.


Old Turtle Cover Image
By Douglas Wood, Cheng-Khee Chee (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780439309080
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2001

Wood's celebrated, bestselling fable of ecology and spirituality, reissued in March 2007 with a beautiful new jacket design.

Long ago, the animals, rocks, waters, and trees of the earth began an argument about God. Is He a wind who is never still? Is He a rock that never moves? Is He high above or here among us?


Old Turtle and the Broken Truth Cover Image
By Douglas Wood, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780439321099
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2003

Seekers of all ages have been inspired by the stirring message of Old Turtle, the beloved, award-winning wisdom tale of peace. Now Old Turtle returns in a timeless story about love, acceptance, and the nature of truth.


A Faith Like Mine Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780756611774
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - September 1st, 2005

A perfect book for children and parents to read together, A Faith Like Mine uses revealing photography and detailed personal accounts to give unique insight into the diversity of religious faith as experienced through the lives of children across the world.


Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories Cover Image
By Mark W. McGinnis, Mark McGinnis (Retold by), Mark McGinnis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780834805514
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Weatherhill - November 9th, 2004

Around the beginning of the common era, Indian Buddhists began to collect fables, or jataka tales, illuminating various human virtues and foibles--from kindness, cooperation, loyalty and self-discipline on the one hand to greed, pride, foolishness, and treachery on the other.


Does God Hear My Prayer? Cover Image
By August Gold, Diane Hardy Waller (Photographer)
$8.09
ISBN: 9781594731020
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Published: Skylight Paths Publishing - February 1st, 2005

Helps children learn how to communicate with God--without fantasy.


Secret of the Peaceful Warrior Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9780915811236
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Published: Hj Kramer - December 28th, 1992

When Danny's family moves to a new neighborhood, he is confronted by a frightening bully. One night in a dream, Danny meets an old man with shining white hair--a man who will soon appear in real life and share a wonderful secret. An inspirational story about courage and love. Full-color illustrations.


Moody Cow Meditates Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780861715732
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Published: Wisdom Publications (MA) - September 1st, 2009

It all started one stupid, rotten day when everything went wrong...


Zen Shorts Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth (Illustrator), Jon J. Muth
$16.19
ISBN: 9780439339117
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2005

"Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addy he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration.


Playing War Cover Image
By Kathy Beckwith, Lea Lyon (Illustrator)
$15.26
ISBN: 9780884482673
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - July 1st, 2005

When Sameer tells them that he has been in a real war, they don't believe him. As he tells what happened to his family, the others start to see their game in a new light.

Topics:

  • Middle East
  • conflict resolution
  • immigration


Visiting Feelings Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781433813399
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Published: Magination Press - September 15th, 2013

Do you have a feeling that's visiting today? Can you open your door and invite it to play? Visiting Feelings encourages children to treat their feelings like guests welcome them in, get to know them, and perhaps learn why they are visiting.