Ramadan (On My Own Holidays)

Ramadan On My Own Holidays Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan to honor Allah During every day in that month Muslims do not eat food between sunrise and sunset Then each night at sunset they say special p

  • Title: Ramadan (On My Own Holidays)
  • Author: Susan L. Douglass Jeni Reeves
  • ISBN: 9781575055848
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan to honor Allah During every day in that month, Muslims do not eat food between sunrise and sunset Then, each night at sunset, they say special prayers and eat a special meal After almost four weeks of fasting this way, they have a great three day festival called Eid al Fitr to celebrate the challenges they met duriMuslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan to honor Allah During every day in that month, Muslims do not eat food between sunrise and sunset Then, each night at sunset, they say special prayers and eat a special meal After almost four weeks of fasting this way, they have a great three day festival called Eid al Fitr to celebrate the challenges they met during Ramadan and the coming year.

    One thought on “Ramadan (On My Own Holidays)”

    1. One of those "independent reader" books I despised as a child since they focused over much on learning to read and not on the content. Even as a small child I wanted to be entertained or informed by books, not instructed on vocabulary. Anyway, this one is nice enough, with good, diverse illustrations and simple explanations. It's just aggravating to read some parts knowing that more complex vocabulary was being worked around.

    2. This informational book describes Ramadan to young readers are who presumably non-Muslim. It does a great job illustrating the many facets of Ramadan, especially regarding how children experience and observe it. Additionally, it provides a general overview of the religion of Islam. It is part of a series of books call “On My Own: Holidays”, giving children an opportunity learn about a diverse variety of holidays. The book may be appropriate for advanced first grade readers on up. I would con [...]

    3. A longer, but still accessible text, Douglass's book provides an excellent introduction to Ramadan for elementary students. The tenets of Islam are introduced in clear, child-friendly language. I wish, however, that some photographs, not just paintings, had been used in the text.

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