Celebrate Ramadan & Eid Al-fitr

Celebrate Ramadan & Eid Al-fitr

With Praying, Fasting, and Charity

Book - 2006
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Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, and Eid Al-Fitr, which marks the fast's end, are sacred times for millions throughout the world. Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr examines the reasons for the month-long dawn-to-dusk fast and observes some of the wide variety of celebrations at the end of the fast worldwide. Deborah Heiligman's text examines the historical, religious, and cultural aspect of this Muslim holiday. The book's beautiful photographs are complemented with a map pinpointing the exact locations illustrated. The extensive back matter also includes a list of further resources such as books and Web sites, useful for the research student and paper writer in grades one to four.The book's consultant, Dr. Neguin Yavari gives an explanatory note about the religious and cultural significance of Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2006.
ISBN: 9780792259268
Call Number: 297.36 HEILIGMAN
Characteristics: 31 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Subjects: Islam -- Rituals -- Juvenile literature.
Fasts and feasts -- Islam -- Juvenile literature.
ʻĪd al-Fiṭr -- Juvenile literature.
Ramadan -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Yavari, Neguin


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Jul 13, 2013

A trivial little book that does its best to make Eid look like Christmas for no apparent reason. It's part of dawa, undoubtedly, and so not recommended. But at least it's not shot full of lies, so that's something.


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