Moon Watchers: Shirin's Ramadan Miracle

Moon Watchers: Shirin's Ramadan Miracle


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ISBN-13: 9780884483212
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About the Author

Reza Jalali is a writer, educator, and a Muslim Scholar, who has taught courses at the University of Southern Maine and Bangor
Theological Seminary. Jalali's books include New Mainers (©2009,
Tilbury), Moon Watchers (©2010, Tilbury), Homesick Mosque and Other
Stories, and The Poets and the Assassin. His children's book, Moon
Watchers, has received the Stepping Stone Multicultural Award. His five-act play, The Poets and the Assassin, which is about women in Iran and Islam, has been staged at Bates College, University of Southern
Maine, Bowdoin College, University of New England, and the Space
Gallery, among others. In May 2015, Jalali was featured in the National
Public Radio's popular program, The Moth Radio.

ANNE SIBLEY O’BRIEN has illustrated 31 books, including Talking Walls, and is the author and illustrator of the picture book
I’m New Here and the graphic novel The
Legend of Hong Kil Dong. Annie’s passion for multiracial,
multicultural, and global subjects grew out of her experience of being raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea as the daughter of medical missionaries. She writes the column “The Illustrator’s Perspective” for the Bulletin of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and a blog,
“Coloring Between the Lines.”

The mother of two grown children, she lives with her husband on an island in Maine.

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