Resource Tag: Sikh
Deep Dive: Diwali
Originating in India, Diwali is celebrated in Hindu, Jain and Sikh cultures. Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali entails five days ofcelebration. Though Diwali is celebrated differently across cultures, a common theme of good and light prevailing over evil and darkness connects the three religions. Dive deeper with us here!
The Sikh Coalition Website
Community, classroom and anti-racism resources to support and promote Sikh inclusion
Jasmin’s Summer Wish
Jasmin’s Summer Wish is a picture book about a girl in New York City who wishes for year-round Summer weather. Her wish comes true, and when the hot climate changes the city’s environment, Jasmin learns a valuable lesson about the importance of seasons. This is the first children’s book to include Sikh characters in an…
The Boy With Long Hair
A story to inspire any child to be self-confident with their cultural identity.
Be Brave My Love
Be Brave My Love speaks straight from a parent’s heart to the special child in their life. This book captures the hopes, dreams and wishes that parents pray for their little ones. It inspires kids to love, grow, and always be positive in everyday moments and in the little steps to their future.
A Lion’s Mane
Central to this story is a young Sikh boy, who explores what it means to be different just like you. The first page turn asks a question that will encourage deeper conversations about identity and belonging: “Do you know who I am?”
The Garden Of Peace
Nestled in the lower spurs of the Himalayas, is The Garden of Peace. An allegory rooted in the social despair of a time not too contrary to our own. With a tyrant ruler and an unfair social class system, discover how a nation-building event in Sikh history harvested citizens of change.
What Is A Patka?
Mohan wears a patka everyday…and he gets lots of questions! Parents, Educators and Caregivers can use this book as a resource to educate young children on the Sikh Patka.
Ajooni The Kaurageous
Ajooni Kaur is the bravest girl in the whole neighborhood, but then a ferocious dragon appears in the forest. Will Ajooni be able to rediscover her courage and be the bravest girl in the neighborhood again? With bright, colorful illustrations, Ajooni the Kaurageous is a great way to teach children about confidence and strength!
Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story Of the Oldest Person To Ever Run A Marathon
The true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community.