Recommended Reading by Sandy Sasso

Children's Books for Nurturing Spirituality

Chicken Sunday Patricia Polacco Putnam, 1992 ISBN: 0698116151
Amos and Boris William Steig Harper, 1971 ISBN: 0689844476
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox Kane-Miller, 1985 ISBN: 091629126X
Through the Mickle Woods (Out of Print) Valiska Gregory Little, Brown and Company, 1992 ISBN: 0316327794
When Stories Fell Like Shooting Stars Valiska Gregory Simon and Schuster, 1996 ISBN: 0689800126
Looking for Angels Valiska Gregory Simon and Schuster, 1996 ISBN: 0689805004
Old Turtle Douglas Wood Pfeiffer Hamilton, 1991 ISBN: 0439309085
Does God Have a Big Toe? Marc Gellman Harper, 1989 ISBN: 0064404536
First Strawberries Joseph Bruchac Penguin, 1993 ISBN: 0140564098
In God's Hands Lawrence Kushner and Gary Schmidt Jewish Lights Publishing, 2005 ISBN: 1580232248
Because Nothing Looks Like God Lawrence Kushner Jewish Lights Publishing, 2000 ISBN: 158023092X

Readings on Spirituality and Children

Spiritual Life of Children Robert Coles Houghton, 1990 ISBN: 0395599237
Something More: Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Growth Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick Penguin, 1991 ISBN: 0140169512
Small Wonder: How to Answer Your Child's Impossible Questions about Life Jean Grasso Fitzpatrick Viking, 1994 ISBN: 0140173447
Real Kids, Real Faith: Practices for Nurturing Children's Spiritual Lives Karen Marie Yust Jossey - Bass, 2004 ISBN: 0787964077
Parenting as a Spiritual Journey: Deepening Ordinary and Extraordinary Events into Sacred Occasions Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer Jewish Lights Publishing, 1998 ISBN: 1580230164
Joining Children on the Spiritual Journey Catherine Stonehouse Baker Book House, 2000 ISBN: 0801058074
Living by Wonder: The Imaginative Life of Childhood Richard Lewis Parabola Books, 1998 ISBN: 0930407385
Teaching Your Children About God: A Modern Jewish Approach David Wolpe Henry Holt and Company, 1993 ISBN: 0060976470
Where Does God Live? Marc Gellman and Thomas Hartman Liguori/Triumph, 1996 ISBN: 0892439270

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is rabbi of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis and author of many children's books.