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I usually like this series and have even bought a couple titles in it for my own daughter, but this one, particularly compared to others that I will review this week, just fell very flat. The biggest issue I took was that it didn’t feel very informative about Ramadan. Don’t get me wrong, there is information here about the holiday, but it felt almost too simplified to make it sound particularly special or celebratory. It also has other facts about Muslims inserted into the text that made it feel discombobulated.I will say, it has one very big thing going for it and that is a depiction of all kinds of Muslims. There are Arabs, Southeast Asians, blacks (they look American to me, but I’m not sure), people who look Indian and Pakistani, people who look Iranian. I haven’t seen a lot of books that show a mix of Muslims. Admittedly most of the books I have reviewed up to this point feature one family in a story as opposed to a non-fiction narrative, still seeing non-Arab Muslims seems to be rare.I wouldn’t say don’t buy the book, especially if you have a younger population. Don’t buy it for your Muslim patrons, it’s way too basic for those kids. I would buy other books for your collection first unless you need something super inexpensive or want to have lots of books on the shelf.
Just keep reading, just keep reding, just kep reading! This book really encouraged me to keep reading about the Ramadan holiday. It is an easy read for students nd very informative. Being that I beleive students should have some knowledge of all cultures, I will try my best to have a copy of this book in my class library.
A good text for very early readers. The vocabulary is controlled and there isn't an excess of text on the page. Still, the book provides a decent introduction to Ramadan. The information about the Islamic calendar should perhaps have been more thoroughly explained.
An easy book for younger readers about Ramadan.
I do not like the book Ramadan because I believe in God not Allah.