A party in Ramadan

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Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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Readers learn about the Islamic observance of Ramadan in this charming story of a young Muslim girl determined to do the right thing during her first Ramadan fast.Ramadan is coming and Leena is excited. Although she is too young to fast every day during the Muslim religious festival, Leena decides to fast each Friday instead. When Leena receives an invitation to a party which happens to fall on Friday, she has a dilemma. She 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 anything at all. 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?Author Asma Mobin-Uddin and illustrator Laura Jacobsen create a story that anyone can connect with while also teaching readers about Ramadan in this Parents' Choice Award book.Booklist says: "The blend of the upbeat and challenging moments will spark discussion, and a final note fills in more about the holy month."
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ISBN:
9781590786048
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4.2, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 610L
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subject_facetFasts and feasts -- Islam -- Juvenile literature
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