My First Ramadan

Title: My First Ramadan
Author: Karen Katz
Illustrator: Karen Katz
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company (2007)
ISBN: 9780805078947
Series: My First Chinese New Year (1), My First Ramadan (2),  My First Kwanzaa (3)

A small boy describes the traditions his family observe during the holy month of Ramadan. He eats breakfast before sunrise and fasts throughout his school day. At sunset, the family wash their hands and eat a date before their evening meal. They finish the day visiting the local mosque. Ramadan ends with the three day festival of Eid al-Fitr.

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