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“This lovely picture book shares the specifics of the Ramadan holiday with readers of all backgrounds, while illustrating the very real emotions of one boy who feels alienated from his peers…[A] heartfelt and detailed book to share with all children, whether or not they celebrate Ramadan themselves.”
School Library Journal, Starred Review

A Ramadan to Remember

Written by Marzieh A. Ali
Illustrated by Najwa Awatiff
Published by Soaring Kite Books

Ramadan is almost here! It’s Zain’s favorite time of the year. Well, it usually is. After a recent move and with no mosque or Islamic school in his new neighborhood, will Zain find a new Muslim friend to celebrate with him?

Children will learn what makes the ninth Islamic month special from pre-Ramadan decorating, the importance of fasting and volunteering in the community, and the festivities and prayers that continue through the month, ending with Eid al-Fitr.

Marzieh A. Ali and Najwa Awatiff join together to celebrate their respective cultures as Ramadan is observed by Muslims around the world.

Primary ISBN: 9781958372142
Publication Date: January 2024
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 05 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Immigrant

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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