A mini-study unit for elementary levels as compagnion to Celebrating Ramadan by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith, Lawrence Migdale (Illustrator/photographer). 2001. Holiday House, Inc.
A photo-essay, text and photographs combine to present information about Islam and the special month of Ramadan, as well as a picture of the family life of an American fourth grader, Ibraheem. Topics include a general introduction to Islam’s beginning, basic beliefs and practices, the revelations received by Muhammad, the Qur’an, the Islamic forms for praying, and more. Ibraheem and his family are shown as they celebrate Ramadan, the month of daylight fasting. Emphasis on the variety of Islamic peoples is provided within Ibraheem’s own family, of Bosnian and Egyptian backgrounds.