A party in Ramadan
Source:Boyds Mills Press, Volume 1st, Honesdale, Pa. (2009)
Call Number:Cubb Curric BP183.64 .M82 2009
Keywords:Fasts and feasts--Islam, Fasts and feasts--Islam--Juvenile literature, Ramadan, Ramadan--Juvenile literature
Summary: Ramadan is coming and Leena is excited. Although she is too young to fast each day during the Muslim holy month, she decides to fast on a Friday that her aunt will be visiting. Now Leena has a dilemma. She receives an invitation to a party which happens to fall on that same Friday. Leena doesn't want to miss the party, but she doesn't want to miss fasting either. So Leena decides to go to the party, but not eat or drink Later, she will join her family for the meal known as iftar, when the daily fast is broken. But when Leena, who is the only Muslim at the party, sees her friends enjoying fresh lemonade and chocolate cake, her stomach starts to growl and her head begins to hurt. Will she keep her Ramadan fast?
Lexile 610; Book level 4.2; ages 7-10; fiction, Islam