Randa Handler's 'Boy Who Spoke to God' Opens Timely Discussions Of All Beliefs
A young boy, in this folk tale, helps feuding Greek, Chinese, Zulu, and Mayan tribes find peace and harmony during the holidays. This unique book introduces kids to different religions ľa topic that's not that common in mainstream children's books.
Parents and elementary school teachers are raving about Boy Who Spoke To God and recommending it as a clever way to teach about multi cultures and different beliefs! Especially as unrest in storyline centers around each tribe's unique way of celebrating the holidays!
"There is a void in children's literature; books with diverse characters! I'm trying to fill it!" shares Handler. "Uniquely, Randa incorporates multi-ethnic characters in her stories, to instill in kids a love of diversity. If anyone can inspire youth, it's her." Says Ravencrest's Julie Trent.
"This is a book that for me has its major value in opening up the conversation about God and belief systems in general." ~Carol Smaldino, Psychotherapist and Parenting Columnist. NYC
"This is a really good book because it teaches that despite differences in religions, beliefs, ceremonies, and traditions, God is the God of everyone." ~Dr. Israel Drazin, Rabbi, & Author. FL.
"If or when different religious beliefs are causing conflict, this is the book to give to either children or adults." ~Jessica Warne, CA Teacher. CA.
"With #Ferguson and world unrest, Randa Handler's kids books are timely! Care about human rights?" http://www.amazon.com :randahandler ~Tweeted, Rights Advocate & Bestselling Author, Calvin Helin. Canada
'The Boy Who Spoke To God', ISBN: 978-1-932824-18-6 (hardcover); 978-1-932824-19-3 (ebook), A young Greek boy, in this non-religious folk tale, helps feuding tribes find peace during their diverse celebrations of the holidays!
Randa Handler is an international journalist, publicist and publisher. In 2003, her publishing efforts launched an educational series of children's books that are still being used as 'lesson plans' by elementary school teachers. She has published four other books that relay real life concepts to instill in kids an appreciation of differences.
The 'Thanksgiving Dinner Platter', which explains, when and why, Thanksgiving became a national holiday (ebook and paperback); and 'Cubbie Blue & His Dog Dot', (Cubbie Blue Book 1- ebook and NOW in hardcover); ''What's up with Mike?' (Cubbie Blue book 2-ebook and NOW in paperback). And finally a fun animal tale about a feisty zebra who doesn't want to hang with other zebras, A MOM'S CHOICE AWARD winner, 'If I Were King'; (ebook and NOW in hardcover).
See all of Randa Handlers Childrens Books on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.