Ramadhan Books for Children

Raihanna's First Time Fasting

Author: Qamaer Hassan

Publishers: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Description:  A young girl’s first experience fasting in the month of Ramadan.

Age Range: 5-7 Years

Details: Paperback, 34 pages. Published in 2016

Ramadan Moon

Author: Nai’ma Robert

Publishers: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, U.K.

Description:  A young girl observes the holy month with her family and follows the moon in its various stages during the month.

Age Range: 4-7 Years

Details: Paperback, 32 pages. Published in 2015

Laila’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan story

Author: Reem Faruqi

Publishers: Tilbury House Publishers, U.S.A.

Description: Laila has to explain to her new classmates why she will not join them for lunch during the month of Ramadan. She learns that her new friends respect her beliefs.

 

Details: Hardcover, 32 pages. Published in 2015

Rashad’s Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr

Author: Lisa Bullard

Publishers: Millbrook Press, U.S.

Description:  A child’s overview of the holy month as his favorite time of the year.

Age Range: 5-7 Years

Details: Paperback, 24 pages. Published in 2012

Under the Ramadan Moon

Author: Sylvia Whitman

Publishers: Albert Whitman and company, U.S.

Description:  Shows the activities of a family in the month of Ramadan taking place under the moon. Rhythmic text and soft artwork.

Age Range: 4-7 Years

Details: Paperback, 24 pages. Published in 2011

Moon Watchers: Shirin’s Ramadan Miracle

Author: Reza Jelali

Publishers: Tilbury House Publishers, U.S.

Description:  Sibling rivalry breaks out when Shirin is not allowed to fast like her brother Ali. The book discusses different aspects of the month of Ramadan and is told from a Shia Muslim perspective.

Age Range: 6-9 years

Details: Hardcover, 32 pages. Published in 2010

A Party in Ramadan

Author: Asma Mobin-Uddin

Publishers: Boyds Mills Press, U.S.

Description:  Leena is invited to a party in the month of Ramadan. How will she face the challenge of attending but fasting?

Age Range: 7-9 years

Details: Hardcover, 34 pages. Published in 2009

The White Nights of Ramadan

Author: Maha Addasi

Publishers: Boyds Mills Press, U.S.

Description:  Noor and her brothers collect candy during the three whites – the middle days of the month of Ramadan. She learns about sharing and thinking of the poor during the month of Ramadan.

Age Range: 7-9 years

Details: Hardcover, 32 pages. Published in 2008

Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

Author: Hena Khan

Publishers: Chronicle Books, U.S.

Description:  Yasmeen celebrates the month of Ramadan and learns about the Islamic lunar calendar.

Age Range: 6-9 years

Details: Hardcover, 32 pages. Published in 2008

The Last Night of Ramadan

Author: Maissa Hamed

Publishers: Bell Pond Books, U.S.

Description:  A young boy learns from his parents, grandparents and community about the month of Ramadan.

Age Range: 3-7 years

Details: Hardcover, 32 pages. Published in 2007

Fasting and Dates

Author: Jonny Zucker

Publishers: Barrons Educational Series, U.S.

Description:  A simple introduction to the Islamic festival of Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr

Age Range: 3+ years

Details: Paperback, 24 pages. Published in 2004

Magid Fasts for Ramadan

Author: Mary Matthews

Publishers: HMH Books for young readers, U.S.

Description:  Magid is too young to fast and accepts his family’s suggestion of a modified fast.

Age Range: 10-12 years

Details: Paperback, 48 pages. Published in 2000

Zaki’s Ramadan Fast

Author: Ann P.L.Moslimany

Publishers: Amica Publishing House, U.S.

Description:  A day in the life of Zaki as he keeps his first fast with the support of his family.

Age Range: 6-9 years

Details: Hardcover, 27 pages. Published in 1994