What You Will See Inside a Mosque
This important new series of books is designed to show children ages 6-10 the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of traditional houses of worship, liturgical celebrations, and rituals of different world faiths, empowering them to respect and understand their own religious traditions--and those of their friends and neighbors.Colorful full-page photographs set the scene for concise but informative descriptions of what is happening, the objects used, the clergy and laypeople who have specific roles, the spiritual intent of the believers, and more.Details from the full-page photos appear with short captions to identify the objects and people in the photographs.What You Will See Inside a Mosque will:Satisfy kids' curiosity about what goes on in mosques attended by their friends, broadening awareness of other faiths at an important age when opinions and prejudices can first form.Provide Muslim children with a deeper understanding of the practices of their own religious tradition.Give children the opportunity to ask questions, making them more active participants.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Eglawren - LibraryThing
A glimpse inside the religious practices and sacred meeting place of Muslims. Beautiful photographs of the mosque and detailed, informative descriptions of the religion. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SADAMS30 - LibraryThing
This book is great for kids in upper elementary through middle and high school. It illustrates and explains what is in a mosque and why. Good overview for understanding of Islamic traditions for kids. Read full review