Sarah Conover

Sarah Conover has written six books on world wisdom traditions and the spiritual education of families. Her interests lie in building bridges of understanding between people of differing world cultures and wisdom traditions. As a former high-school teacher, she strived to bring multicultural perspectives to her students by collaborating with other educators worldwide. She was the recipient of two U.S. State Department grants that brought U.S. teachers to the Middle East to initiate classroom collaborations between students in the two regions. Sarah lives in Spokane, Washington, where she teaches creative writing and Buddhist meditation.

From Sarah Conover

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Amazing Grace | Tapestry of Faith

The Honorable Joha, Mula Nasruddin Hodja, and the Famous Donkey Story
From Amazing Grace
Retold by Sarah Conover and Freda Crane....

Call and Response

American Willing to Listen
From Call and Response
An old activist friend of mine, Fran Peavey, used to travel the world’s benches in the 1970s and 80s with a simple sign that read, "American Willing to...

Love Surrounds Us | Tapestry of Faith

The Wise Sailimai, A Muslim Tale from China
From Love Surrounds Us
A Muslim folk tale from Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs, A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents collected and adapted by Sarah Conover and...

Love Will Guide Us | Tapestry of Faith

Anger A Buddhist Story
From Love Will Guide Us
From Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents (Condra Enterprises, 2005). One day, the Buddha and a large following of monks and...

Riddle and Mystery | Tapestry of Faith

The Thief Within
From Riddle and Mystery
"The Thief Within" is taken from Kindness, A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom (Spokane, Eastern Washington University Press, 2001)....

Skinner House Books

Chaos, Wonder and the Spiritual Adventure of Parenting
From Skinner House Books

This collection of essays from Barbara Kingsolver, Barry Lopez, Scott Russell Sanders and others reflects on how parenting challenges, enriches, and magnifies our spiritual lives.

Muhammad
From Skinner House Books

From Sarah Conover comes Muhammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer. This biography of the Prophet of Islam for ages 9 and up will inspire and educate readers of all faiths.

Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs
From Skinner House Books

"Many of the tales from Ayat Jamilah will make excellent read-alouds, and the adapters have done a magnificent job of collecting stories from throughout the Islamic world, from China to Africa to the Middle East." — John Green, The American Library Association.

Katha Sagar, Ocean of Stories
From Skinner House Books

Sarah Conover and Abhi Janamanchi have created a captivating collection full of the sights and sounds of India, with stories selected from Hindu epics and folk tales. Additional resources provide information on Hinduism.

Kindness
From Skinner House Books

Collection of Traditional Buddhist Tales...

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