Window on the World

Window on the World

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ISBN: 9780830857838
Grades: PK-AD

Product Description:

Want a great resource to help introduce your children to some of the countries and people groups throughout the world? This book, in each two page spread, will do just that!Theintroduction to Hazara, for example, had the following: a history telling us that the Hazara people are descendants of Genghis Khan's army, a piece on life in Hazarajat (the region in Afghanistan where the Hazara live), color photographs of people and places, a factfile containing facts about where Hazaras live and how many there are in the world, a story about a Hazara refugee who became a Christian convert, a Did You Know? piece on the religion of the Hazara, a list of things we can thank God for, and a list of things we should ask God for. Other people we learn about include Indians, New Zealanders, Azerians, Greecians, Jolas, Refugees, and Uruguayans etc. While reading about terrible cruelties and conditions in other countries, the book still maintains an amazing optimism as it shares answered prayers in various countries and faith in God. 222 pgs, pb. ~ Genevieve

Publisher Description:

Window on the World is your ticket to travel around the world! If you appreciate Operation World as an adult, your kids will love this invaluable and age-appropriate prayer resource that develops cultural, political, and geographical awareness through a Christian lens. Find out how God is changing the lives of families everywhere through prayer--from the frozen Arctic to the hottest desert, on the highest mountains and in crowded cities.

Window on the World brings alive the culture, history, and traditions of all sorts of different people. With "Fact Files" and "Do You Know?" features, each section brings you information, true stories, maps, and easy-to-use prayer points that take you into homes around the world. See how children live, what they like to do, where they go to school, what they eat and wear, and what they hope and dream.

This revised edition includes new entries for more countries and people groups, with updated information and prayer points from the team at Operation World. It will draw a new generation into learning about the world, reaching out to people, and praying for those who have never heard about Jesus. Through Window on the World, young people and adults alike can discover and pray for the peoples of the world.

Primary Subject
Bible
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780830857838
Format
Hardcover
Brand Name
InterVarsity Press
Weight
1.6 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.0" x 8.0" x 0.5"
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I purchased this book to aid in teaching my children about foreign missions and geography I have 5 children ages 1 to 10 I enjoy doing as many subjects as we can together this book fits the bill I wanted them to have a glimpse into the lives and spiritual needs of those around the world We have this lesson every Friday the information from the book is very factual and informative yet brief (only a 2 page layout for each geographical location) I read the lesson and then we get the globe out and find the country for the week The conversations sparked from the lessons have been priceless I especially like the specific prayer needs listed for each individual country The cost of the book was perfect for us because it met my needs for 2 subjects: missions and geography
February 13, 2011
Window on the World is a beautiful book Similar in layout and design to an Usborne book It includes pictures of the people and places which draw the reader into the information presented for each country It has the history of the country's religious beliefs and cultural attributes as well as current maps and facts We have used this book to supplement our world geography lessons in a more personal way It is worth the expense by allowing us to take a peek into the lives of the people and direct us in the way to pray and praise God for them
April 9, 2008

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