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Books For Introducing Young Children to World Religions

  • February 23, 2018

In our inexorably multicultural world, a large number of us are keen on acquainting our youngsters with religions other than our own. What’s more, what preferred the approach to do it over through books?

The accompanying rundown is of books for acquainting youngsters ages 3-9 with religions other than their own. Included are two books for every one of the five noteworthy world religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.

There are a couple of good notices identified with different conventions or intended for more established children, tossed in toward the end.


Getting to be Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha, by Whitney Stewart – This is a prologue to the principal topics of Buddhism through a recounting the Buddha’s biography.

One of only a handful couple of Buddhist contributions designed for kids this youthful, the intriguing work of art and entrancing story hold youthful youngsters’ advantage.

Quiet Piggy Meditation, by Kerry Lee Maclean – This book acquaints youngsters with the reflection by depicting it as a device they can use to enable them to manage the troublesome regular circumstances they frequently go up against – getting prodded by their kin, tumbling down at school, or served a supper they can’t stand.


Lighting a Lamp: A Diwali Story, by Jonny Zucker – Geared for the more youthful end of this age extend, this book presents the Hindu celebration of Diwali by strolling through one family’s festival of the day. It is a piece of the Festival Time arrangement, an accumulation of books presenting occasions from all the real religions.


Ramadan, by Suhaib Hamid Ghazi – This book pursues a young man named Hakeem through the significant customs of Ramadan, including fasting, supplicating and visits to the mosque. The delineations are perfect, catching youngsters’ eyes and brains.

Salaam: A Muslim American Boy’s Story, by Tricia Brown – A profile of a genuine American Muslim kid and his family, portrayed through basic content and photos.

This book presents the five mainstays of Islam, and social parts of Islam, for example, hijab (ladies’ headscarves) in an available way, just as proposing the troublesome point of religious narrow mindedness.


What Makes Someone a Jew? by Lauren Seidman – With rhyming content and shading photos, this book acquaints youngsters with a decent variety of Jews around the globe.

Concentrated on the fundamental shared principles of cherishing and generosity, this book concentrates more on a feeling of comprehensiveness than religious philosophy, yet introduces an incredible multi-social picture of current Judaism.

Josep Lee

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