Understanding World Religions and Beliefs
This series takes a look at the diverse religions and beliefs around the world, diving into the history, practices, and foundations of each. Readers will learn about basic beliefs, influential leaders, and important holidays. Books also provide insight into the misconceptions and conflicts that occur around each faith system. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2021
- Fall 2020
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF049320, JNF049080, JNF049330|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Understanding World Religions and Beliefs – School Library Connection
The content is easily digestible yet in-depth enough to be both interesting and informative. Teachers can utilize the series to help students understand the religious motivations of characters in assigned fiction readings or important figures from history. Since explication on the topic of religion can be heavily biased, a high-quality series such as this is a welcome addition to any school collection. Highly Recommended.
Understanding Islam (Understanding World Religions and Beliefs) – Booklist
This comprehensive volume in the Understanding World Religions and Beliefs series sets the record straight about the fastest growing religion around the globe. It gives a solid background on the prophet Muhammad, his teachings through the Koran, and the spread of Islam. The biggest takeaway, however, is an emphasis on tolerance.