Interfaith Educational Resources Spring 2018
For Kids and Families
Faith by Maya Ajmera, Magda Nakassis and Cynthia Won. Picture book with beautiful color photos and simple language that features children praying, celebrating holy days, clothing, initiation into their faith traditions, ritual cleansing, etc. With a useful glossary in the back.
Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins and 2 Sons By Amy-Jill Levine (Author), Sandy Eisenberg Sasso (author) and Margaux Meganck (Illustrator)
Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what s missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God’s eyes and that everyone should feel counted.
The Spanish version available on January 17, 2018
¿Quién Cuenta? 100 Ovejas,10 Monedas, y 2 Hijos.
Ten Amazing People and How They Changed the World by Maura Shaw, with forward by Robert Coles (interfaith literacy)
Tells the impact of ten spiritual leaders from several faith traditions who have inspired people all over the world.
Noted scholar and speaker Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, whose children’s books are featured above, has been a speaker at The Guibord Center on several occasions. Click on the links below to access her presentations on
The Bible, Women, and Violence
Understanding the Jewish Jesus
Middle School/High School
PBS POV series. The Light in Her Eyes about a young Syrian woman training be a Muslim preacher. Includes a detailed lesson plan for middle school/high school.
Global Oneness Project funded by Kalliopeia. Free multimedia stories told through award-winning films, photo essays and articles, accompanied by companion curriculum for teachers. Available in English and Spanish. Aligned to National and Common Core standards. New lesson plans each week.
FEATURED LESSON: Belief by Caleb Ferguson. (A photo journal portraying different religious celebrations in New York City, with a lesson plan)