Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. These books for younger readers discuss the significance of Ramadan.
Moon's Ramadan2023 by Kazi, Natasha KhanGet this item
A moon observes and celebrates with Muslims across the world as they participate in Ramadan festivities in this delightful picture book. Recommended for PreK-3.
Ramadan Cookies2023 by Abbas, MarziehGet this item
To celebrate the beginning of Ramadan, Nadia and Nadir make cookies with their parents, but they must use their creativity when their crescent moon cookie cutter goes missing. Chapter Book. Recommended for PreK-3.
Zahra's Blessing: A Ramadan Story2022 by Shamsi, ShirinGet this item
Zahra prays for two things during Ramadan: to find her beloved Teddy, who is missing, and for her parents to give her a sister. When she volunteers with her mother at a refugee shelter, Zahra learns the importance of caring, gratitude, and community service. Recommended for PreK-3.
Hannah and the Ramadan Gift2021 by Rashid, QasimGet this item
Hannah may be too young to start fasting during Ramadan, but her Dada Jaan shows her that helping others is a great way to participate in the holy month. Recommended for PreK-1.
Baby's First Ramadan2021 by Lloyd, ClareGet this item
This first board book introduces babies and toddlers to the holy month of Ramadan.
Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr2021 by Ferguson, MelissaGet this item
Readers will discover how Ramadan can have multiple traditions and be celebrated in many ways. Recommended for K-2.
R Is for Ramadan2019 by Paprocki, GregGet this item
A fun alphabet board book in which each letter of the alphabet describes a different aspect of Ramadan and its celebration.
The Gift of Ramadan2019 by Lumbard, Alexis YorkGet this item
Sophia wants to fast for the first time during Ramadan. She learns it’s not easy, especially when her stomach grumbles and resisting her baby brother's cookie proves to be too hard. Is there another way to participate besides fasting? Recommended for Pre-K-2.
Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting2018 by Khan, Ausma ZehanatGet this item
Filled with vibrant photographs, this nonfiction book introduces Ramadan and gives a glimpse of how it is celebrated around the world. Recommended for grades 2-6.
Ramadan2018 by Eliot, HannahGet this item
This board book, the first in the Celebrate the World series, helps young readers learn all about the traditions of Ramadan.
It's Ramadan, Curious George2016 by Khan, HenaGet this item
Curious George gets to participate in Ramadan with his friend Kareem. Together they sample special treats, make baskets to donate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Recommended for PreK-K.
Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story2015 by Faruqi, ReemGet this item
Lailah is thrilled to fast during Ramadan, but how can she find a way to explain this to her teacher and classmates? Recommended for K-3.
Yusuf's Ramadan Lantern2014 by Zine, JasminGet this item
Yusuf learns about the Ramadan traditions in Egypt from his grandfather. Recommended for PreK and up.
Moon Watchers: Shirin's Ramadan Miracle2010 by Jalali, RezaGet this item
Shirin wants to join her family and other Muslims in fasting for Ramadan, but she is too young, so she seeks other ways to participate including, perhaps, getting along better with her older brother, Ali. This picture book focuses on a Shia Muslim family. Recommended for grades 1-4.
Ramadan Moon2009 by Robert, Na'íma bintGet this item
A colorful picture book that describes the phases of the moon and activities during Ramadan. Recommended for grades K-3.
Ramadan2009 by Aloian, MollyGet this item
This nonfiction book discusses Ramadan and the practices observed throughout this holy month, detailed in a simple and informative manner. Recommended for grades 2-4.
A Party in Ramadan2009 by Mobin-Uddin, AsmaGet this item
Leena struggles with keeping her Ramadan fast while attending a friend's birthday party. Recommended for grades 1-3.
Max Celebrates Ramadan2009 by Worsham, Adria F.Get this item
Max celebrates the end of Ramadan and Eid-al-Fitr with his Omar. Recommended for PreK-1.
The White Nights of Ramadan2008 by Addasi, MahaGet this item
Noor, who lives in Kuwait, tells how her family celebrates Girgian, three days under the full moon in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan: the traditions; the special clothing, foods, and crafts; and the meaning of the holiday. Recommended for grades 1-4.
Under the Ramadan Moon2008 by Whitman, SylviaGet this item
This picture book celebrates the coming of Ramadan and shows a family’s activities taking place under the Ramadan moon. Recommended for PreK-2.
Night of the Moon2008 by Khan, HenaGet this item
Yasmeen celebrates the end of Ramadan, Chaand Raat ("The Night of the Moon"), and Eid al Fitr. Recommended for K-2.
Ramadan2004 by Douglass, Susan L.Get this item
This nonfiction book serves as an easy to read and accessible introduction to Islamic observances during the month of Ramadan and the subsequent festival of Eid-al-Fitr. Recommended for grades 1-3.
Celebrating Ramadan: Ramaḍān Al-mu`azẓạm2001 by Hoyt-Goldsmith, DianeGet this item
This book follows Ibraheem, a fourth-grader living in New Jersey, through the holy month of Ramadan. Recommended for grades 3-7.
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