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Adults

De Hamel, Christopher. A History of Illuminated Manuscripts. 2nd ed. London: Phaidon, l994.

Harries, Richard and Henry Mayr-Harting, eds. Christianity: Two Thousand Years. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Hein, Ewald and Brigitte Kleidt. Ethiopia, Christian Africa: Art, Churches and Culture. Translated by John M. Deasy. Ratingen: Melina-Verlag, 1999.

*Holtz, Barry W., ed. Back to the Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish Texts. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
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Kolatch, Alfred J. The Jewish Book of Why. Middle Village, N.Y.: J. David Publishers, 2004.

*Mazower, Mark. Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims, and Jews. New York: Vintage, 2006.
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McAuliffe, Jane Dammen, Barry Walfish, and Joseph W. Goering, eds. With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

*Mozzati, Luca. Islamic Art. New York: Prestel Pub., 2010.
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*Peters, F. E. The Voice, the Word, the Books: The Sacred Scripture of the Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.
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*Reeve, John, ed. Sacred: Books of the Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam. London: British Library, 2007.
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Rippin, Andrew, ed. The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Pub., 2006.

Robinson, Neal. Discovering the Qur'an: A Contemporary Approach to a Veiled Text. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

*Soskice, Janet Martin. The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels. New York: Vintage Books, 2010.
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Telushkin, Joseph. Jewish Literacy: The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its History. 2nd ed. New York: W. Morrow, 2001.

Teens


Fraustino, Lisa Rowe, ed. Soul Searching: Thirteen Stories About Faith and Belief. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.

*Hafiz, Dilara, Imran Hafiz and Yasmine Hafiz. The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009.
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School Age

*DePaola, Tomie. Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories. New York: Putnam's, 1990.

*Heiligman, Deborah and Neguin Yavari, consultant. Celebrate Ramadan & Eid al-Fitr. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2006.
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Podwal, Mark. Built by Angels: The Story of the Old-New Synagogue. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak; translated from the Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Shub. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

Younger Children

*Alexander, Cecil. All Things Bright and Beautiful. Illustrated by Ashley Bryan. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010.
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Gilani-Williams, Fawzia. Nabeel's New Pants: An Eid Tale. Illustrated by Proiti Roy. Tarrytown: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2010.

Kimmelman, Leslie. The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah. Illustrated by Paul Meisel. New York: Holiday House, 2010.

Revius, Jacob. Noah's Ark. Illustrated by Peter Spier; translated by Peter Spier. Garden City: Doubleday, 1977.

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