Celebrate our world's many religions, faiths, and cultures with beautiful photos of real-life families observing their traditions, while rhythmic text builds vocabulary and empathy!
No holiday is complete without CELEBRATIONS! This unique board book helps families and educators discuss belief systems, ceremonies, and holidays to spread love and understanding for all faiths.
Complete with family discussion questions and a glossary detailing each celebration, faith, and practice. Created with 0-5-year-olds in mind.
See families and communities celebrating Ramadan, Lunar New Year, Obon, PRIDE, Passover, Diwali, Day of the Dead, Kwanzaa, Easter, and Earth Day. See kids meditating, praying, and visiting shrines. Join in Black History celebrations, birthdays, preschool graduations, and International Women's Day! Learn about celebrations like Adoption Day, Powwows, and Lei Day.
Brook Sitgraves Turner (she/her) is a graduate of UC Berkeley and USC's Peter Stark Producing Program. Raised in a multi-generational family of Black women, she's focused on inclusive storytelling across many mediums: children's books, television, film, and podcasts. She's been a member of Film Independent's Project Involve Fellowship, produced documentaries, New York Times recognized podcasts, and written on television shows. In her spare time, she runs Pep Packs, a mutual aid delivering free care packages to people recovering from COVID at home.
"Love, joy, and wonder are palpable in all of the images of ceremonies and celebrations...Warmly celebratory and inclusive…This board book in the We Are Little Feminists series spotlights religious holidays like Ramadan and Obon, as well as family celebrations like adoption day and preschool graduation…People depicted are diverse in terms of family type, race, and religion. Two young Jewish children wearing yarmulkes celebrate Passover, a Black family lights candles for Kwanzaa, and a North American Indigenous child participates in a powwow."
“The board book market offers vast, untapped opportunities to introduce babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to so many different kinds of people. I’m glad at least one series has the pluck and moxie to give kids a fuller first glimpse of the world.
…You just hit the board book jackpot.”
Seriously, if you haven’t taken a look at these books then I urge you to run, not walk, to your nearest library or independent bookstore and grab yourself some copies. Any baby shower you bring these to will instantly make you the coolest gift giver in the room."
– Elizabeth (Betsy) Bird, School Library Journal
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