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Celebrate Ramadan

Series: Celebrate Holidays

By Laura S. Jeffrey

Did you know that it is estimated that as many as one billion people worldwide are members of the Islam religion? Every year, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar is a very holy time, when the holiday Ramadan is celebrated. This month-long observance is followed by another important holiday, ‘Id al Fitr, or the Festival of Fast Breaking. Learn about the cultural significance of these holidays and who celebrates them.

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". . . this clearly written book offers a good overview of how the holidays of Islam are celebrated, particularly by young people, and the challenges of growing up Muslim in the United States."

Booklist, October 1, 2007

"The photographs are excellent and the format is appealing . . ."

Children's Literature

"This easy-to-read series will enlighten students in grades five and up about holidays with which they may be unfamiliar."

MultiCultural Review, Winter 2007

"This series is a useful resource for library or classroom holiday-books collections."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2008

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