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Ramadan

The Holy Month of Fasting

by Ausma Zehanat Khan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: middle east, islam, other, religious

The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. By focusing on positive thoughts and actions, Muslims build a closer connection with God and come away from the month feeling spiritually renewed. Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting explores the richness and diversity of the Islamic tradition by focusing o …

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Diwali

Festival of Lights

by Rina Singh
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: other, religious, hinduism

During Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the legends and stories that describe the triumph of good over evil and justice over oppression. Critically acclaimed author Rina Singh explores her Indian roots as she tells the Diwali stories, which remind us that eventually light will prevail over darkness.
Enriched by personal stories and spiced …

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Sukkot

by Miller
edition: eBook
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, judaism, holidays & celebrations

Celebrated five days after Yom Kippur in September or October, Sukkot is a time for Jewish people around the world to remember how the ancient Israelites lived. Children will learn about building and decorating a sukkah, or shelter, the importance of the four species, and the special foods eaten during Sukkot.

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Purim

by Peppas
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, holidays & celebrations, judaism

Purim is here! One of the happiest Jewish holidays on the calendar, this springtime holiday is celebrated with costume parties, parades, and special foods. Learn the story, customs, and good deeds that are celebrated on this religious holiday.

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Eid al-Adha

by Robert Walker
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, islam, holidays & celebrations

One of the most important days of the Muslim calendar, people mark the occasion with a feast shared with people in their community. This fascinating book highlights the customs of this special religious holiday, including the clothing, prayers, food, and gifts.

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