The Best Eid Ever

ISBN-10: 163592569X
ISBN-13: 9781635925692
Author: Mobin-Uddin, Asma
Illustrated by: Jacobsen, Laura
Interest Level: 1-4
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press

Publication Date: April 2022

Copyright: 2007

Page Count: 32


Paperback
$7.49
Quantity
Add to Wish List Icon Add to Cart
 

Interest Level

Grades 1-4

Reading Level

Guided Reading: N
Lexile: 730L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Religious

Description
Young readers can learn about Eid, a religious holiday celebrated by Muslim families every year, as well as the Hajj pilgrimage, when Muslims travel back to Mecca for the Eid, in this picture book about Muslim culture and traditions written by Dr. Asma Mobin-Uddin and illustrated by Laura Jacobsen. This Eid, Aneesa should be happy. But, her parents are thousands of miles away for the Hajj pilgrimage. To cheer her up, her Nonni gives her a gift of beautiful clothes, one outfit for each of the three days of Eid. At the prayer hall, Aneesa meets two sisters who are dressed in ill-fitting clothes for the holiday. She soon discovers that the girls are refugees - they had to leave everything behind when they left their native country to live in America. Aneesa, who can't stop thinking about what Eid must be like for them, comes up with a plan - a plan to help make it the best Eid holiday ever. School Library Journal says: "[A] beautifully composed story. . . . This is a welcome contribution, giving much-needed visibility to a celebratio
Find This And Other Titles Like It In The Following Collections… See All

April 2022 New Books

Bookroom Levels N-Z Complete

Complete Expanded Library Grade 1

Complete Refresher Classroom Library Grade 1

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grade 4

View More