Best Other Children’s Religious Fiction Books
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1. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Author: by Judy Blume
Margaret shares her secrets and her spirituality in this iconic Judy Blume novel, beloved by millions, that now has a fresh new look. Margaret Simon, almost twelve, likes long hair, tuna fish, the smell of rain, and things that are pink.
She’s just moved from New York City to Farbook, New Jersey, and is anxious to fit in with her new friendsNancy, Gretchen, and Janie. When they form a secret club to talk about private subjects like boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret is happy to belong.
But none of them can believe Margaret doesn’t have religion, and that she isn’t going to the Y or the Jewish Community Center. What they don’t know is Margaret has her own very special relationship with God. She can talk to God about everythingfamily, friends, even Moose Freed, her secret crush.
Margaret is funny and real, and her thoughts and feelings are oh-so-relatableyou’ll feel like she’s talking right to you, sharing her secrets with a friend.
2. Crispin: The Cross of Lead
Author: by Avi
Newbery Medal winner The Cross of Lead is “a page-turner from beginning to end… Full of adventure, mystery, and action” (School Library Journal). Sometimes I ran, sometimes all I could do was walk. All I knew was that if the steward overtook me, I’d not survive for long….
Crispin is a poor thirteen-year-old peasant in medieval England. Accused of a crime he did not commit, he has been declared a “wolf’s head,” meaning he may be killed on sight, by anyone. He flees his tiny village with nothing but his mother’s cross of lead.
In the English countryside, Crispin meets a man named Bear, who forces Crispin to become his servant yet encourages him to think for himself. But as Crispin’s enemies draw ever closer, he is pulled right into the fortress of his foes, where he must find a way to save their very lives.
A master of breathtaking plot twists and vivid characters, award-winning author Avi brings the full force of his storytelling powers to the world of medieval England. “Avi’s plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty…. A page-turner to delight Avi’s fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel.”-Publishers Weekly (starred review) ” …
3. The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights: A Faith Story)
Author: by Mike Berenstain
As a child, how did you learn about the Golden Rule? Young readers will learn the importance of treating others as they want to be treated in this addition to the Living Lights series of Berenstain Bears books. Children will discover choosing to be kind may not always be the easy choice.
But it is always the right one. The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rulepart of the popular Zonderkidz Living Lights series of booksis perfect for:Early readers, ages 4-8Reading out loud at home or in a classroomSmall group discussions and lessons highlighting Matthew 7:12: Do to others what you would have them do to you.
Encouraging important conversations about right and wrongThe Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule:Features the hand-drawn artwork of the Berenstain familyContinues in the much-loved footsteps of Stan and Jan Berenstain with the Berenstain Bears series of booksIs part of one of the bestselling Children’s book series ever created, with more than 250 books published and nearly 300 million copies sold to date
4. Heaven for Kids
Author: by Randy Alcorn
In a language kids can understand, Randy Alcorn explores Biblical answers to the questions kids often have about heaven. As in the adult title, Heaven, he addresses the difference between the present Heaven, where we go when we die, and the New Earth, where we will live forever with Jesus after he returns.
Intended for kids age 8-12, Heaven for Kids is sure to be an excellent resource for families, especially those in which the parents have read the adult title and wish to pass on that same level of understanding to their children.
The book features ten chapters of questions, and answers based on scripture and written in a style relevant to today’s kids. The book also has a summary of the Gospel for those who want to be sure they are going to Heaven someday.
Randy encourages kids to live in Light of Heaven.
5. The Little Soul and the Sun: A Children’s Parable
Author: by Neale Donald Walsch
Hampton Roads Publishing
The Little Soul and the Sun is a simple and powerful story that brings children a very profound truth: there is not absolute good or bad-that underneath all that happens in the world, all that we call “good” and all that we call “bad,” is love.
Your child will discover a God that she or he can love, because God is love, as are all the Little Souls who are a part of God. And perhaps parents, too, will rediscover who they really are.
6. The Oak Inside the Acorn
Author: by Max Lucado
Every person is tasked with learning why they were created and the unique gifts that make them special. Written by New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado, The Oak Inside the Acorn teaches young readers about the incredible miracle inside each of us while reminding us that we were created by God for a special purpose.
The story highlights the adventure of a sweet little acorn becoming a big, strong oak tree. Readers will cheer on the growing tree when he can’t grow oranges like the orange tree or flowers like the rose bush. Children will read with patient wonder as the tree grows empty branches, and later a very special purpose is revealed.
The Oak Inside the Acorn is a wonderful picture book for readers, ages 6-10. Children will learn that:All of God’s creations have purpose and contribute to the well-being of othersPatience is a process, and it takes time to grow into all God created them to beThis inspirational story makes an excellent bedtime story and will help children in your life understand all they were created to be.
7. My Little Golden Book About God
Author: by Jane Werner Watson
Celebrate Christmas with this Little Golden Book that serves as both a gentle and comforting introduction to the concept of God. A perfect gift for the holiday season! With poetic writing and beautiful illustrations this book shows how even the tiniest things that we might take for granted, like the jewels on the insect’s back, are part of God’s great plan.
Little Golden Books have been loved by children for over 75 years. When they were first published in 1942, high-quality books for children hadn’t been available at a price most people could afford. Little Golden Books changed that! Priced at just 25 cents and sold where people shopped every day, they caused an instant sensation and were soon purchased by the hundreds of thousands.
Created by such talented writers as Margaret Wise Brown (author of Goodnight Moon) and Richard Scarry, Little Golden Books have helped millions of children develop a lifelong love of reading. Today, Little Golden Books feature beloved classics such as The Poky Little Puppy and Scuffy the Tugboat, plus new, original storiesthe classics of tomorrowready to be discovered between their sturdy cardboard covers and gold-foil spines.
8. Our Favorite Day of the Year
Author: by A. E. Ali
FIVE STARRED REVIEWS! A heartwarming picture book following a group of boys from different backgrounds throughout the school year as they become the best of friends. Musa’s feeling nervous about his first day of school. He’s not used to being away from home and he doesn’t know any of the other kids in his class.
And when he meets classmates Moiss, Mo, and Kevin, Musa isn’t sure they’ll have much in common. But over the course of the year, the four boys learn more about each other, the holidays they celebrate, their favorite foods, and what they like about school.
The more they share with each other, the closer they become, until Musa can’t imagine any better friends. In this charming story of friendship and celebrating differences, young readers can discover how entering a new friendship with an open mind and sharing parts of yourself brings people together.
And the calendar of holidays at the end of the book will delight children as they identify special events they can celebrate with friends throughout the year.
9. Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story
Author: by Reem Faruqi
Tilbury House Publishers
2019 Daybreak Children’s Picture Book Award – Recognizing Muslim Women’s Contributions to Literature*Notable Social Studies Trade Book For Young People 2016, a cooperative Project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council*Featured Book of the Month, Anti-Defamation League*American Library Association Notable Book for Children 2016*Skipping Stones Honor 2016*International Literacy Association Choices Reading List* Lailah is in a new school in a new country, thousands of miles from her old home, and missing her old friends.
When Ramadan begins, she is excited that she is finally old enough to participate in the fasting but worried that her classmates won’t understand why she doesn’t join them in the lunchroom. Lailah solves her problem with help from the school librarian and her teacher and in doing so learns that she can make new friends who respect her beliefs.
This gentle, moving story from first-time author Reem Faruqi comes to life in Lea Lyon’s vibrant illustrations. Lyon uses decorative arabesque borders on intermittent spreads to contrast the ordered patterns of Islamic observances with the unbounded rhythms of American school days.
10. The Treasure Tree: Helping Kids Understand Their Personality
Author: by John Trent
This creative story from John Trent and Gary Smalley helps children understand different personality types and celebrate others’ strengths. Follow the four best friends-a lion, an otter, a golden retriever, and a beaver-as they search for the golden keys to the Treasure Tree.
On their adventure, they discover that their different character traits are some of the most precious treasures they have. Based on the bestselling book, The Two Sides of Love: The Secret to Valuing Differences, this illustrated chapter book offersa unique, fun way for parents and children, ages 4 to 8, to discover their own personality strengthsa six-chapter adventure story that demonstrates the basic characteristics of the four animal personalitiesclassic, colorful illustrations and a durable hardcover casea personality test checklist to enable children to identify their own special character traitsa note to parents to guide them in talking with their children about differences and in strengthening their family’s relationshipsWith this valuable tool, your kids will better understand and respect both themselves and others and your family relationships will grow with more kindness, understanding, and patience.
11. Old Turtle (Lessons of Old Turtle)
Author: by Douglas Wood
Who is God?Is He a wind that is never still? Is He a rock that never moves? Is He high above or here among us? Venerable Old Turtle answers quietly: God is all of these things. Old Turtle first burst upon the publishing scene in 1992, and it was instantly recognized as a classic fable about ecology, peace, and the interconnectedness of all beings.
Simple yet profound, it has since brought hope and inspiration to children and adults around the world.
12. The Mandie Collection, Volume 1: Mandie and the Secret Tunnel/Mandie and the Cherokee Legend/Mandie and the Ghost Bandits/Mandie and the Forbidden Attic/Mandie and the Trunk's Secret (Mandie 1-5)
Author: by Lois Gladys Leppard
Bethany House Publishers
This five-in-one volume brings Mandie fans-new and old alike-back to where it all began. Readers will discover anew the charms of the impulsive Mandie Shaw as she faces the ups and downs of first losing her father and then finding her long-lost family in Mandie and the Secret Tunnel.
Many more mysteries follow for Mandie and her friends in Mandie and the Cherokee Legend, Mandie and the Ghost Bandits, Mandie and the Forbidden Attic, and Mandie and the Trunk’s Secret.
13. Adventures in Odyssey: Bible Eyewitness Collector's Set
Author: by AIO Team
In each of these previously released Odyssey episodes, kids won’t just hear stories from the Biblethey’ll experience all the thrills as a Bible eyewitness! As each story of faith comes to life in a new way, kids will understand the Bible better than ever.
Episodes:Back to Bethlehem Parts 1, 2, & 3 (Birth of Jesus)An Adventure in Bethany Parts 1 & 2 (Raising of Lazarus)The Marriage Feast (Parable of the Marriage Feast)Over the Airwaves (Parables about the Kingdom of Heaven)An Act of Mercy (Parable of the Unmerciful Servant)The Prodigal, Jimmy (Parable of the Prodigal Son)A Prisoner for Christ (Philemon, the Slave)St. Paul: The Man from Tarsus (Paul’s Conversion)St. Paul: Set Apart by God (Paul’s Conversion)On Solid Ground (Abraham and Lot)By Faith, Noah (Noah)Bernard and Joseph (Parts 1 and 2)Joseph and His Brothers)Moses, the Passover (Moses)Three Funerals and a Wedding (Ruth)Bernard and Esther (Esther)Elijah (Parts 1 and 2) (Elijah)Plus 12 more episodes
14. Hittite Warrior (Living History Library)
Author: by Joanne Williamson
When Uriah Tarhund’s Hititte home is destroyed by invading Greeks, his dying father tells him to go seek a Canaanite named Sisera.”He will help you. For my sake….” When Uriah reaches Judea and saves a young boy from being sacrificed to Molech, he is given succor for a time by the Hebrews.
Later, he finds Sisera and joins him in war against these same people. When the Canaanites are defeated, the young Hittite has the opportunity to come to a peace with himself, the Hebrew people and their God.
15. Getting to know Allah Our Creator: A Children’s Book Introducing Allah (Islam for Kids Series)
Author: by The Sincere Seeker Collection
Children are a trust given to parents by Allah (God) as much as they are a precious gift. Parents are responsible for the care & upbringing of their children. Parents will be held accountable on the Day of Judgement for how they raised their children.
With proper upbringing must come the teaching of Islam and the introduction to who Allah (God) is at an early age so they can develop their Islamic worldview and virtues. A fun way to start introducing Allah (God) to your children is through reading to them and encouraging them to read.
Getting to Know Allah Our Creator by the Sincere Seeker Kids Collection teaches your children who Allah, our Creator is & introduces His Attributes to them in a fun, interesting, & engaging way. The purpose of this book is to demonstrate God’s Love & Mercy to your children so they can grow up to love Him & be more conscious of Him.
This book also teaches your child some of the 99 names of Allah. This Islam for kids book also makes a great Eid gift for kids as well as a great Ramadan for kids’ book. Grab this cute Amazon best-seller Islamic storybook for Muslim kids now!
16. See You In Jannah
Author: by Safura Khan
A book written to help young children cope with the loss of a loved one. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Muslim funeral expenses.