Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr: With Praying, Fasting, and Charity (Library Binding)

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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.
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About the Author


Deborah Heiligman is the author of 30 books for children and teens. She lives in New York City with her husband, author Jonathan Weiner, their two sons, and their Cairn Terrier.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780792259275
ISBN-10: 0792259270
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: September 12th, 2006
Pages: 31
Language: English