One of the important elements of the spiritual practice of devotion is using different names and images to enable us to draw closer to the Holy One. A number of children's books explore this process.
- The Children's Book of Poems, Prayers and Meditations: Liz Attenborough presents an enchanting devotional resource for spiritual growth in the home.
- Let There Be Light: Jane Breskin Zalben spells out devotional materials from many faith perspectives.
- Does God Hear My Prayer?: August Gold and Diane Hardy Waller declare prayer as a devotional adventure of talking and listening to God.
- Making Heart-Bread: Matthew, Dennis, and Sheila Fabricant Linn present a spiritual practice for children that adds devotional meaning to their lives.
- Journey to the Heart: Frank X. Jelenek teaches children the basics of centering prayer.
- A Child's Book of Blessings and Prayers: Eliza Blanchard offers a collection of blessings and prayers from different religious traditions.
- The Last Night of Ramadan: Maissa Hamed describes Muslim devotional celebrations during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
- Praying in Color: Sybil MacBeth helps children get in touch with their inner artist and connect with God through prayer.
- Animals of the Bible for Young Children: Marie-Hélène Delval sets down a collection of Bible stories about animals that draws out respect for God's creativity.
- Grandad's Prayers of the Earth: Douglas Wood’s devotional picture book is a testament to the wonders of grandparents, prayer, and the natural world.
- Images of God for Young Children: Marie-Helene Delval illustrates for children the many images of God in the Bible.
- Around the World in One Shabbat: Durga Yael Bernhard salutes Shabbat as a devotional experience for Jews around the world.
- A Child's Book of Celtic Prayers: Joyce Denham provides a glimpse into the devotional lives of Celtic Christians and their everyday spirituality.
- Joseph and the Sabbath Fish: Eric A. Kimmel teaches children about a Sabbath-loving Jew and his devotional practices of kindness and hospitality.
- Lights Out Shabbat: Sarene Shulimson beautifully conveys the bounties of Shabbat as experienced by a young boy and his loving and devout grandparents.
- Old Turtle: Douglas Wood celebrates the sacredness of life and the glory of God who shows through everywhere.
- In God's Name: Sandy Eisenberg Sasso celebrates religious diversity showing people coming together and realizing that there is no single right name for God.
More Children's Books about Devotion