Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Readers will learn about the history of Ramadan, including Allah's messages to the prophet Muhammad. Ramadan traditions and their meanings are described, such as fasting, suhoor, and iftar, as well as prayer, tarawih, and the Night of Power. The Muslim calendar is also explained in relation to Ramadan. This title concludes with a full page describing the related holiday following Ramadan, Id al-Fitr. Features include a table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 8.75|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.3|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||147237|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Ramadan (Holidays) – School Library Journal
This title succeeds where others have been undermined by cultural bias. An excellent addition.
Holidays Set 3 – School Library Journal
Brief chapters give readers broad summaries of these holidays–their origin or meaning, how they are celebrated, traditions today, and “important words.” Color photographs with descriptive captions give further explanations, while the texts are presented in simple sentences in a large font.