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Little Muslimah

Written By: Umm Sumayyah
  • ID Book : 0992544564
  • Publisher : Minaret Press
  • Number of Pages : 32
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 922
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  • eFile : little-muslimah.pdf

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Little Muslimah is a heartwarming story depicting a day in the life of a young Muslim girl growing up in the West. More than just a kids' book about Islam, Little Muslimah beautifully captures the joy and innocence of childhood and the universal love between mother and child. Superbly presented with vibrant hand-painted illustrations by multi-award winning artist Hillary Scott. As a gentle introduction to the Islamic faith, complete with an Arabic-English glossary, this is a book to be enjoyed by children from all backgrounds and the perfect addition to any multi-ethnic library. Proudly published by Minaret Press - changing the face of Islamic children's literature...one book at a time.

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  • File Pdf: who-was-muhammad.pdf

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  • File Pdf: reunited-in-the-desert.pdf

Book Summary:

Helle Amin seemed to have the perfect life on the tropical island of Bali with her husband and four children. But one day in 2002 this idyllic existence was shattered when she returned home from a shopping trip to find her children gone. It didn't take long to discover that her Saudi Arabian husband had taken them to live in his home country.With her children thousands of miles away in the totally unfamiliar surroundings of an Islamic state, Helle drew upon her remarkable courage. Enlisting the help of her friends, she set off for the desert in a desperate attempt to find her beloved boys. Her journey was filled with drama, danger, excitement and sorrow. In the astonishing struggle that followed, Helle was reduced to catching occasional glimpses of her boys as they went to and from school in Jeddah. Some women might have given up, but not Helle. In a male-dominated society, she prepared her case and demanded justice in the Saudi courts.After a long battle, Helle and her boys were reunited forever, and as a testament to her bravery she was a recent Tesco Mum of the Year winner. This gripping story cannot fail to touch any reader's heart and is packed with adventure, heartache and joy.

Child Development and Education in the Twenty-First Century

By Priti Joshi,Subir Shukla
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 9811392587
  • Pages : 195
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 564
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Book Summary:

This book provides an in-depth understanding of how children’s development at different stages of their lives interfaces with the kind of education and support they need at school and home. It examines closely how education, in turn, influences their development and prepares them for an uncertain future. The chapters focus on the rapid developments of the 21st century that are changing the nature of education, especially the shift needed to being able to sift through and meaningfully deal with overwhelming volumes of information now available. This book helps readers understand how children can benefit from the digital environment while avoiding its pitfalls. Keeping in mind that in today’s world parents are getting to spend less time with their children, the authors provide research-backed ideas on how they can best enable children’s development, including their thoughts, feelings and notions of self. Given the increasing disparities, there is a perceptive analysis of how education can build an awareness of equity in a context marked by diversity and disadvantage. This book addresses issues such as these in a reliable, scholarly yet accessible manner, for students, young researchers and lay readers. Consequently, it is a valuable source of fundamental insights and understanding for educators, policy-makers, educational administrators and students of human and child development, education, and teacher training courses.

Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

By Penny Borkett
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1315437430
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 282
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Book Summary:

Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education reveals how cultural diversity can be celebrated in every early years setting. Acknowledging the impact of culture on a child’s development and identity, the book demonstrates the need for practitioners to appreciate cultural difference, value diversity and ensure inclusive practices. Alongside comprehensive discussion of current and historical policy relating to multiculturalism and relevant sociocultural theory, the book provides practical guidance and resources to support practitioners in responding to the challenges of working with families and children from diverse cultural backgrounds. Chapters focus on topics such as: policy and the role of the practitioner sociocultural theories relating to child development building working relationships with families the impact of culture on a child's identity enabling environments and inclusive strategies. Including case studies, reflective questions and suggestions for further reading and research, this essential book will help early years practitioners and students to embrace the varied cultural heritages of the children in their care.

Women of Tropical Africa

By Denise Paulme
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1136533044
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 684
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Book Summary:

This book is unique in its approach in that each chapter covers women in their everyday lives and the problems, which concern them. Until now, ethnographic research has almost always been carried out with the help of the male population and as a result the picture that has emerged has been largely the image, which the men, and the men alone, have of their society. Originally published in 1963.

Religious Diversity and Children's Literature

By Connie R. Green,Sandra Brenneman Oldendorf
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Isbn : 1617353981
  • Pages : 261
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 366
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Book Summary:

This book is an invaluable resource for enabling teachers, religious educators, and families to learn about religious diversity themselves and to teach children about both their own religion as well as the beliefs of others. The traditions featured include indigenous beliefs throughout the world, Native American spirituality, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity (Orthodoxy, Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, Sikhism, and other beliefs such as Bahá'í, Unitarian Universalism, Humanism, and Atheism. Each chapter highlights a specific religion or spiritual tradition with a brief discussion about major beliefs, misconceptions, sacred texts, and holy days or celebrations. This summary of each tradition is followed by extensive annotated recommendations for children’s and adolescent literature as well as suggested teaching strategies. The recommended literature includes informational books, traditional religious stories, and fiction with religious themes. Teachers, religious educators, and family members will find the literature from these genres to be invaluable tools for bridging the religious experience of the child with that of the global society in which they live.

Hospitality and Translation

By Tom Wilson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Isbn : 1443875015
  • Pages : 270
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 668
  • File Pdf: hospitality-and-translation.pdf

Book Summary:

What is the experience of Muslim pupils in an Anglican Primary School? Not the conflict or controversy that might at first be imagined. Combining analysis of two years of fieldwork in an Anglican Primary School where the majority of pupils are Muslim with detailed engagement with the writings of Tariq Ramadan and the recommendations of the Muslim Council of Britain, Hospitality and Translation demonstrates the positive relationships that are possible between Muslims and Christians in Anglican schools.

The Autobiography of an African Princess

By F. Massaquoi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137102500
  • Pages : 274
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 666
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Book Summary:

This critical edition of Princess Fatima Massaquoi's memoirs begins with her birth in southern Sierra Leone, continues through her childhood in Liberia, moves on to Hamburg, Germany, where she lived and experienced the rise of the Nazi movement, and ends with her life in the United States.

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