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|Joginder, Daniel, Nicole, and Yasim are four friends who interact to help each other and solve a problem in this sweet story. The children are Muslim, Sikh, Jewish, and Christian. Lively watercolor paintings depict the different head coverings the children wear in the swirling wind. This book highlights both similarities and differences among children across religions and cultures. There is no intent to impose religious beliefs or practices. Included are a Note to Parents and Teachers and guiding questions for discussion. mjw|
|Title: Wandering Wind
Author: Mubina Hassanali Kirmani and Brach Laster
Illustrator: Betsy Carnes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Original Language: English
Paperback pages: 30
Age range: 4-8
Genre: Picture book
Author’s ethnicity: Indian-Kenyan (Kirmani)
Author’s residence: U.S.
Illustrator’s ethnicity: U.S.
Illustrator’s residence: U.S.
Subjects: Hijab, Kippah, Mantilla, Patkas, Religion, Social interaction