The white nights of Ramadan

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Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Language:
English
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This picture book for young readers shows how a young girl named Noor, who lives with her family in Kuwait, prepares for the Muslim festival known as Girgian along with her family. Mid-Ramadan is a special time for families in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf. These middle days are known as "the three whites," because they include the day of the full moon, the day before, and the day after. It's a time when children, dressed in traditional clothes, go from house to house collecting treats from their neighbors. When Noor sees the full moon rising, signaling the coming of Girgian, she and her brothers prepare for the fun. Together, they decorate the bags they'll carry to collect the candies. But along with the fun, Noor remembers the true meaning of Ramadan: spending time with family and sharing with those less fortunate.School Library Journal says: "An excellent choice for units on diversity and multiculturalism."
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subject_facet Fasts and feasts -- Islam, Fasts and feasts -- Islam -- Juvenile literature, Islam -- Customs and practices, Islam -- Customs and practices -- Juvenile literature, Ramadan, Ramadan -- Juvenile literature
title_display The white nights of Ramadan
title_full The white nights of Ramadan / Maha Addasi ; illustrated by Ned Gannon
title_short The white nights of Ramadan