Ramadan Books

Ramadan is the evening of Wednesday, March 22 to the evening of Friday, April 21, 2023

Eid al-Fitr is the evening of Friday April 21 to the evening of Saturday April 22, 2023

Ramadan (Celebrate the World) Cover Image
By Hannah Eliot, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534406353
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Published: Little Simon - April 3rd, 2018

Learn all about the traditions of Ramadan with this first book in the brand-new board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights celebrations across the globe.

In the ninth month of the year, when the first crescent moon rises in the sky, it’s time to celebrate Ramadan!


My First Ramadan (My First Holiday) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250062680
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Published: Square Fish - May 12th, 2015

Look! There is the new moon in the sky.

It's time for Ramadan to begin. Follow along with one young boy as he observes the Muslim holy month with his family.

This year, the narrator is finally old enough to fast, and readers of all ages will be interested as he shares his experiences of this special holiday in Islam.


Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets - Islamic book for kids


R Is for Ramadan Cover Image
By Greg Paprocki (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423651659
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 5th, 2019

A fun alphabet primer celebrating the month-long Muslim observance of fasting and spiritual awareness.


Deep in the Sahara Cover Image
By Kelly Cunnane, Hoda Hadadi (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780525645665
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Published: Dragonfly Books - May 1st, 2018

"Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination," declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.


Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices Cover Image
By S. K. Ali (Editor), Aisha Saeed (Editor), Sara Alfageeh (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419754036
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - April 27th, 2021

Now in paperback, a joyous short story collection by and about Muslims, edited by New York Times bestselling authors Aisha Saeed and S. K. Ali
 
Eid! The short, single syllable word conjures up a variety of feelings and memories for Muslims.


The Gift of Ramadan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807529065
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2019

Sophia wants to fast for Ramadan this year. She tries to keep busy throughout the day so she won’t think about food. But when the smell of cookies is too much, she breaks her fast early. How can she be part of the festivities now?


One Sun and Countless Stars: A Muslim Book of Numbers (A Muslim Book Of Concepts) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452182728
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 1st, 2022

Counting and culture come together in this stunning companion to Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns.


The Gift of Ramadan Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780807529027
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2021

Sophia wants to fast for Ramadan this year. Her grandma tells her that fasting helps make a person sparkly--and Sophia loves sparkles. But when her attempt at fasting fails, Sophia must find another way to participate. This lovely multigenerational family story explores the many ways to take part in the Ramadan holiday.


Going to Mecca Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781847804907
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 10th, 2014

"Come with the pilgrims as they set out on a journey, a journey of patience to the city of Mecca." We are led on the journey of a lifetime to the city of Mecca - the pilgrimage known to Muslims as the Hajj. The pilgrims walk with heads bare and feet in sandals; they call to Allah; they kiss or point to the Black Stone, as the Prophet did.


The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Cover Image
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (With)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316519007
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad.  With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special.


Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors (A Muslim Book Of Concepts) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781797212531
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 1st, 2022

Now in board book, this picture book magnificently captures the colors of Islam and will inspire curiosity and conversations about world religions and cultures.


Under the Ramadan Moon Cover Image
By Sylvia Whitman, Sue Williams (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780807583050
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2011

We wait for the moon.We watch for the moon.We watch for the Ramadan moon.We give to the poor, and read Qur_an, under the moon.We live our faith, until next yearunder the moon, under the moon,under the Ramadan moon.Ramadan is one of the most special months of the Islamic year, when Muslims pray, fast, and help those in need.


Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors (A Muslim Book Of Concepts) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452141213
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2015

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.


Ramadan and Fasting Activity Book (Discover Islam Sticker Activity Books) Cover Image
By Aysenur Gunes, Ercan Polat (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780860376156
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Published: Islamic Foundation - June 14th, 2016

Discover what makes Ramadan such a special time of year for Muslims with this fun sticker activity book. It features dot-to-dot drawings, coloring fun, puzzles to solve, and over sixty stickers to stick.

This book introduces children to the basics of fasting, including who doesn't have to, when you do and do not eat, and the importance of family and friends in Ramadan.


Hassan and Aneesa Love Ramadan (Hassan & Aneesa) Cover Image
By Yasmeen Rahim, Omar Burgess (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780860376422
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Published: Islamic Foundation - April 18th, 2017

Ramadan is about to begin. Find out all about the Muslim holy month with Hassan and Aneesa.


A Party in Ramadan Cover Image
By Asma Mobin-Uddin, Laura Jacobsen (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781629798479
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Published: Astra Young Readers - May 9th, 2017

Here is a perfect story to introduce young readers to the holy month of Ramadan, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community.


Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452168968
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 17th, 2018

Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a peek into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots of its most cherished traditions.


It's Ramadan, Curious George Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544652262
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Published: Clarion Books - May 3rd, 2016

It's the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat.


A Moon for Moe and Mo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580897273
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 7th, 2018

An interfaith friendship develops when Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, overlaps with the Muslim holiday of Ramadan--an occurence that happens only once every thirty years or so.


Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story Cover Image
By Reem Faruqi, Lea Lyon (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780884484318
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - May 1st, 2015

*2019 Daybreak Children's Picture Book Award -- Recognizing Muslim Women's Contributions to Literature*


Like the Moon Loves the Sky: (Mommy Book for Kids, Islamic Children's Book, Read-Aloud Picture Book) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Saffa Khan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452180199
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 10th, 2020

A lyrical and heartwarming celebration of a mother's love for her children by the award-winning author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns.


Mommy's Khimar Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534400597
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - April 3rd, 2018

Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness!

A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped up in her mother’s colorful headscarf in this sweet and fanciful picture book from debut author and illustrator Jamilah Tompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn.

A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mom


Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Cover Image
By Saira Mir, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534418882
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - October 29th, 2019

Little Leaders meets Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in this gorgeous nonfiction picture book that introduces readers to nineteen powerhouse Muslim women who rose up and made their voices heard.

Long ago, Muslim women rode into battle to defend their dreams. They opened doors to the world’s oldest library.


Ramadan Moon Cover Image
By Na'ima B. Robert, Shirin Adl (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781847802064
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 15th, 2015

Ramadan, the month of fasting, doesn't begin all at once. It begins with a whisper And a prayer And a wish. Muslims all over the world celebrate Ramadan and the joyful days of Eid-ul-Fitr at the end of the month of fasting as the most special time of year. This lyrical and inspiring picture book captures the wonder and joy of this great annual event, from the perspective of a child.


Rashad's Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr (Cloverleaf Books (TM) -- Holidays and Special Days) Cover Image
By Lisa Bullard, Holli Conger (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780761385837
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - January 1st, 2012

For Muslims, Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, and thinking of others. Rashad tries to be good all month. When it's time for Eid al-Fitr, he feasts and plays Find out how people celebrate this special time of year.


Under My Hijab Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620147924
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Published: Lee & Low Books - February 5th, 2019

Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education
Amelia Bloomer Project - Feminist Task Force, American Library Association (ALA)

This lovely book from the author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns invites readers to understand and appreciate the hijab and the Muslim women who decide to wear it.


The White Nights of Ramadan Cover Image
By Maha Addasi, Ned Gannon (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781629798462
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Published: Astra Young Readers - May 9th, 2017

Mid-Ramadan is a special time for families in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf. These middle days are known as "the three whites," because they include the day of the full moon, the day before, and the day after. It's a time when children dress in traditional clothing and go from house to house collecting treats from their neighbors.


DK Eyewitness Books: Islam Cover Image
By DK
$16.99
ISBN: 9781465474070
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Published: DK Children - June 19th, 2018

From Ramadan and the Qur'an, to the traditional dress and artistic motifs, learn all about the world's fastest growing religion in this unique guide.


Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter Cover Image
By Mark Gonzales, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481489362
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - August 29th, 2017

A Huffington Post Most Powerful Children’s Book of 2017

From Muslim and Latino poet Mark Gonzales comes a touching and lyrical picture book about a parent who encourages their child to find joy and pride in all aspects of their multicultural identity.


Dear little one,
…know you are wondrous.
A child of crescent moons,
a


More to the Story Cover Image
$22.99
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ISBN: 9781432882297
Published: Thorndike Striving Reader - October 14th, 2020

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia.


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Barakah Beats Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338702064
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 19th, 2021

Julie and the Phantoms meets Amina's Voice! This is a sweet, powerful, and joyous novel about a Muslim girl who finds her voice on her own terms...