ERIC Number: ED360231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Religious Books for Children: An Annotated Bibliography. Third Revised Edition.
Dole, Patricia Pearl
This bibliography is a guide for selecting children's books with overt religious themes and for the evaluation of this area in library collections. It is designed to be both current and critical, and can be used by church and synagogue libraries, directors of religious education, parents, and public or school libraries. The bibliography is arranged by subject and includes material for children from preschool to grade 6. The age range is given at the end of each annotation. of each annotation. Sections include works on the Bible, God and theology, church history and biography, denominations, Christian life, devotions, holidays, Judaism, and ecumenism. Sections on the Old and New Testaments are divided between story collections and individual stories and Mennonite, and Roman Catholic. The section on Judaism cites books on Jewish life and on the holidays of Hanukkah, Passover, and Purim. Citations on Christian holidays concern Easter and Christmas. The Christian section is further divided into songs, poetry, The Christmas section is further divided into songs, poetry, and stories. A section on other religions includes Aboriginal Australian, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. The New Testament section on Jesus Christ focuses on His life, nativity, miracles, and parables, and an index of titles are included. (DK) and an index of titles are included. (DK)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Biblical Literature, Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature, Christianity, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Judaism, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Holidays
Church and Synagogue Library Association, P.O. Box 19357, Portland, OR 97280-0357.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Church and Synagogue Library Association, Portland, OR.