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“Khan deftly weaves information about the culinary and cultural traditions of Ramadan and Eid with the little girl’s love of her family and growing understanding of her role in the outside world.” –Kirkus Reviews

Night of the Moon

Written by Hena Khan
Illustrated by Julie Paschkiss
Published by Chronical Books

Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani American girl, celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, “The Night of the Moon” (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a window into modern Muslim culture and into the ancient roots from within its traditions have grown.

Primary ISBN: 9780811860628

Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Picture Book, Age 05 or older

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Setting: United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Arrival

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

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