These books can help your children or students understand the practices and meaning behind the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. These books are informative, engaging, and colorful for readers young and old. Excellent for parents or teachers, to expose children to the diverse celebrations of the world.
Enhanced with beautiful drawings, this lovely book covers all the special traditions of the month through the eyes of Hakeem, a Muslim boy in America. Awarded Book of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies in 1997.
A collection of stories about the three main celebrations in Isalm: Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, and Eid al-Adha. Told through the eyes of children and illustrated with lovely watercolors, this book captures the warmth of the holidays and traditions.
This book follows Ibraheem, a Muslim fourth-grader, as he and his family observe the holy month of Ramadan. Photographs accompany the brief yet comprehensive text, making this a quality introduction.
With the beauty which is typical of National Geographic books, this title captures the observance of Ramadan around the world. The simple text by Deborah Heiligman is appropriate for young elementary school students. The stunning photography appeals to all ages.
A nicely-done introduction to Islamic observances during the month of Ramadan and the subsequent festival of Eid-al-Fitr. Part of the "On My Own Holidays" series, this title is written by Susan L. Douglass and illustrated by Jeni Reeves.
This charming story captures the excitement of a young boy trying to fast his first Ramadan. While it is not required for him to fast, he is determined to make it through the day.
The simple text and colorful illustrations of this book would appeal to younger children.