Category: Books

Jewish Children’s Books

The Jewish tradition of storytelling goes back to the times when Abraham lived in Mesopotamia, centuries ago. They have passed down knowledge, values, and culture through storytelling of folktales, parables, fables, superstitions, and of course sayings.  Their holy book “The Torah”  was originally written in Hebrew, and that’s why Jewish children learn about their religion, values, and culture by reading...

Latin American Children’s Books

in 1989 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), recommended safeguarding what they called “intangible cultural heritage.” recognizing oral tradition forms as part of the world’s cultural patrimony. “Oralidad”   ‘For the Rescue of the Oral Tradition of Latin America and the Caribbean’. The indigenous people who lived in Latin America before the Spanish conquest had a storytelling...