Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Five to Nine

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Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780811879057
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - June 6th, 2012

A young Muslim presents the traditions of Islam. Simple rhyming text and Islamic art illustrations (6-9).


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Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert Cover Image
By Gary D. Schmidt, David Diaz (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780547612188
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Published: Clarion Books - June 26th, 2012

Follow this saint, who was born in poverty and canonized in the 1500s, on his gentle journey of service. Mixed-media illustrations (6-10).