Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a window into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots from within its traditions have grown.
About the Author
Hena Khan is a Pakistani Muslim-American who has written numerous books for children. She lives in Rockville, Maryland.
Julie Paschkis is an artist and illustrator living in Seattle, Washington.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book has a great story and nice illustrations. It is about a little girl watching the phases of the moon during the Ramadan Holiday. She tells of all the events and gatherings that take place.
This is a book about a muslim holiday called Ramadan that was celebrated everytime a new moon comes once a year. During this time there is fasting, celebrations, feasts, parties, and presents. This book is a good book for kids to learn customs and culture of others. The book takes you through some standard tradtions and introduces certain Muslim words and ideas throughout the book.