Under the Ramadan Moon

Under the Ramadan Moon Author Sylvia Whitman
ISBN-10 9781497646995
Release 2014-05-20
Pages 24
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We wait for the moon. We watch for the moon. We watch for the Ramadan moon. We give to the poor, and read Qur’an, under the moon. We live our faith, until next year under the moon, under the moon, under the Ramadan moon. Ramadan is one of the most special months of the Islamic year, when Muslims pray, fast, and help those in need. Sylvia Whitman’s lyrical story, with luminous illustrations by Sue Williams, serves as an introduction to Ramadan—a time for reflection and ritual with family and friends. A detailed note about Ramadan is included. The author lives in Virginia and wrote this story so her son’s classmates could learn how he and his family celebrate this important time. The illustrator lives in England.



Ramadan Moon

Ramadan Moon Author Na'ima Robert
ISBN-10 1845079221
Release 2009-07-14
Pages 32
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Ramadan, the month of fasting, Doesn't begin all at once. It begins with a whisper. And a prayer. And a wish. Muslims all over the world celebrate Ramadan and the joyful days of Eid-ul-Fitr at the end of the month of fasting as the most special time of year. This lyrical and inspiring picture book captures the wonder and joy of this great annual event, from the perspective of a child. Accompanied by Iranian inspired illustrations, the story follows the waxing of the moon from the first new crescent to full moon and waning until Eid is heralded by the first sighting of the second new moon. Written and illustrated by Muslims, this is a book for all children who celebrate Ramadan and those in the wider communities who want to understand why this is such a special experience for Muslims.



The Night of the Moon

The Night of the Moon Author Hena Khan
ISBN-10 0811860620
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 32
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Yasmeen has a wonderful time celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with her family and friends.



The Milk of Birds

The Milk of Birds Author Sylvia Whitman
ISBN-10 9781442446847
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 384
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This timely, heartrending novel tells the moving story of a friendship between two girls: one an American teen, one a victim of the crisis in Darfur. Know that there are many words behind the few on this paper… Fifteen-year-old Nawra lives in Darfur, Sudan, in a camp for refugees displaced by the Janjaweed’s trail of murder and destruction. Nawra cannot read or write, but when a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs her with an American donor, Nawra dictates her thank-you letters. Putting her experiences into words begins to free her from her devastating past—and to brighten the path to her future. K.C. is an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, who hates reading and writing—or anything that smacks of school. But as Nawra pours grief and joy into her letters, she inspires K.C. to see beyond her own struggles. And as K.C. opens her heart in her responses to Nawra, she becomes both a dedicated friend and a passionate activist for Darfur. In this poetic tale of unlikely sisterhood, debut author Sylvia Whitman captures the friendship between two girls who teach each other compassion and share a remarkable bond that bridges two continents.



It s Ramadan Curious George

It s Ramadan  Curious George Author H. A. Rey
ISBN-10 9780544866904
Release 2016-05-03
Pages 14
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It's the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat. Finally George joins in the Eid festivities to mark the end of his very first Ramadan. This playful tabbed board book, with a foil-stamped cover, makes a great holiday gift for all fans of Curious George—those who celebrate Ramadan, and those who are learning about it for the first time!



My First Ramadan

My First Ramadan Author Karen Katz
ISBN-10 1250062683
Release 2015-05-12
Pages 32
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Look! There is the new moon in the sky. It's time for Ramadan to begin. Follow along with one young boy as he observes the Muslim holy month with his family. This year, the narrator is finally old enough to fast, and readers of all ages will be interested as he shares his experiences of this special holiday in Islam.



Rashad s Ramadan and Eid al Fitr

Rashad s Ramadan and Eid al Fitr Author Lisa Bullard
ISBN-10 9780761388425
Release 2012-04-01
Pages 24
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For Muslims, Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, and thinking of others. Rashad tries to be good all month. When it's time for Eid al-Fitr, he feasts and plays! Find out how people celebrate this special time of year.



The White Nights of Ramadan

The White Nights of Ramadan Author Maha Addasi
ISBN-10 1590785231
Release 2008
Pages 32
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Looking forward to the festival known as Girgian that comes in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan, Noor, along with her brothers, prepares for the fun by decorating bags they'll carry to collect the candies, while learning about the true meaning of Ramadan.



Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns Author Hena Khan
ISBN-10 9781452113760
Release 2012-05-25
Pages 32
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Magnificently capturing the colorful world of Islam for the youngest readers, this breathtaking and informative picture book celebrates Islam's beauty and traditions. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, everyday colors are given special meaning as young readers learn about clothing, food, and other important elements of Islamic culture, with a young Muslim girl as a guide. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns is equally at home in a classroom reading circle as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.



Moon Watchers

Moon Watchers Author Reza Jalali
ISBN-10 0884483215
Release 2010
Pages 32
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Nine-year-old Shirin wants to join her family and other Muslims in fasting for Ramadan but is told she is too young, and so she seeks other ways to participate including, perhaps, getting along better with her older brother, Ali.



Lailah s Lunchbox A Ramadan Story

Lailah s Lunchbox  A Ramadan Story Author Reem Faruqi
ISBN-10 9780884484325
Release 2015-05-01
Pages 32
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*Notable Social Studies Trade Book For Young People 2016, a cooperative Project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council* *Featured Book of the Month, Anti-Defamation League* *American Library Association Notable Book for Children 2016* *Skipping Stones Honor 2016* *International Literacy Association Choices Reading List* Lailah is in a new school in a new country, thousands of miles from her old home, and missing her old friends. When Ramadan begins, she is excited that she is finally old enough to participate in the fasting but worried that her classmates won’t understand why she doesn’t join them in the lunchroom. Lailah solves her problem with help from the school librarian and her teacher and in doing so learns that she can make new friends who respect her beliefs. This gentle, moving story from first-time author Reem Faruqi comes to life in Lea Lyon’s vibrant illustrations. Lyon uses decorative arabesque borders on intermittent spreads to contrast the ordered patterns of Islamic observances with the unbounded rhythms of American school days.



Ramadan

Ramadan Author Suhaib Hamid Ghazi
ISBN-10 082341275X
Release 1996-01
Pages 32
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The meaning of this Islamic holiday and how it is celebrated.



The Best Eid Ever

The Best Eid Ever Author Asma Mobin-Uddin
ISBN-10 1590784316
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 32
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Aneesa and her grandmother come up with a plan to help two girls who are refugees celebrate Eid in America.



Muslim Child

Muslim Child Author Rukhsana Khan
ISBN-10 9780929141961
Release 2001-11-01
Pages 69
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A collection of short stories, poems and activities that examines the world through the eyes of Muslim children.



Bestest Ramadan Ever

Bestest  Ramadan  Ever Author Medeia Sharif
ISBN-10 9780738728513
Release 2011-07-08
Pages 312
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No pizza. No boyfriend. (No life.) Okay, so during Ramadan, we're not allowed to eat from sunrise to sunset. For one whole month. My family does this every year, even though I've been to a mosque exactly twice in my life. And it's true, I could stand to lose a few pounds. (Sadly, my mom's hotness skipped a generation.) But is starvation really an acceptable method? I think not. Even worse, my oppressive parents forbid me to date. This is just cruel and wrong. Especially since Peter, a cute and crushable artist, might be my soul mate. Figures my bestest friend Lisa likes him, too. To top it off, there's a new Muslim girl in school who struts around in super-short skirts, commanding every boy's attention—including Peter's. How can I get him to notice me? And will I ever figure out how to be Muslim and American?



A Party in Ramadan

A Party in Ramadan Author Asma Mobin-Uddin
ISBN-10 1590786041
Release 2009
Pages 32
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A charming story of a young Muslim girl determined to do the right thing. In this Parents' Choice Award book, Ramadan is coming and Leena is excited. This will be the first year she will fast. Leena is too young to fast each day during the Muslim religious festival, so she decides to fast each Friday instead. Now Leena has a dilemma. She receives an invitation to a party which happens to fall on Friday. Leena doesn't want to miss the party, but she doesn't want to miss fasting either. So Leena decides to go to the party, but not eat or drink. Later, she will join her family for the meal known as iftar, when the daily fast is broken. But when Leena, who is the only Muslim at the party, sees her friends enjoying fresh lemonade and chocolate cake, her stomach starts to growl and her head begins to hurt. Will she keep her Ramadan fast?



Searching for the Eid Moon

Searching for the Eid Moon Author Thuraya Ali
ISBN-10 9781483401539
Release 2013-07
Pages 56
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A Breath taking new adventure series, celebrating the Eid Moon sighting. This gloriously illustrated Eid Holiday story comes to life as the Hilal Kids(r) search for the moon. Join the Hilal Kids(r) characters as they seek to find the Eid moon. This magical Eid story is an adventure for all ages, a story for families to share for years to come. Join cousins Lana and Leith as they share the joys of Ramadan, not forgetting the true meaning of this glorious Holiday. Follow them as they dune bash through the desert and sand board down the dunes. Be the first to visit Eid Town, a Holiday village that grabs the imagination of children from all over the world. Meet the characters Kanafeh, Zaatar, Funjan, fanous, Hind and Shams. Set sail with the crew of the Dune Basher 1 Dawoud, Marouf and Yasmeen as they continue their quest to find the Hilal. Share the Eid Holiday with the Hilal Kids(r) as they anticipate Eid Al Fitr and join them for the most spectacular Eid party