Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, and Eid Al-Fitr, which marks the fast's end, are sacred times for millions throughout the world. Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr examines the reasons for the month-long dawn-to-dusk fast and observes some of the wide variety of celebrations at the end of the fast worldwide.
Deborah Heiligman's text examines the historical, religious, and cultural aspect of this Muslim holiday. The book's beautiful photographs are complemented with a map pinpointing the exact locations illustrated. The extensive back matter also includes a list of resources that are useful for students in grades one to four who are researching and writing papers..
Deborah Heiligman is the award-winning author of 19 children's books. She specializes in simplifying complex subjects for young people, particularly in the areas of science and social studies. Heiligman has also written other books for National Geographic including High Hopes and Babies. Learn more about the author at www.deborahheiligman.com.