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The fun Together they decorate the bags they'll carry to collect the candies But along with the fun Noor remembers the true meaning of Ramadan spending time with family and sharing with those less fortunate School Library Journal says An excellent choice for units on diversity and multiculturalism. The White Nights of Ramadan by Maha AddasiIllustrated by Ned Gannon32p Published by Boyds Mills Press 2008Grades K 3 With much excitement and anticipation Noor a young girl in Kuwait explains how her family celebrates Girgian when the moon is full during the holy month of Ramadan Noor and her younger brothers Sam and Dan make candy with honey sugar and nuts to share with the other children in the neighborhood and wrap it in colorful cellophane The children then decorate canvas bags in hopes they get to fill them with candy on Girgian Noor spends the following day reading the Koran and fasting Finally the sun sets and the streets are filled with youngsters carrying fanouses Ramadan lanterns and knocking on doors to collect candy Afterward Noor and her grandfather deliver a basket of food to the mosue for the poor The pictures appear to shimmer and beautifully depict this fun holiday during Ramadan I enjoyed reading this book because so many new words and traditions are authentically introduced There also is a glossary at the end with an author s note on Ramadan This book would be a nice addition to a unit on the Persian Gulf Ramadan or world religions

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Ecause they include the day of the full moon the day before and the day after It's a time when children dressed in traditional clothes go from house to house collecting treats from their neighbors When Noor sees the full moon rising signaling the coming of Girgian she and her brothers prepare for. Amazing little cultural details Charming descriptions

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This picture book for young readers shows how a young girl named Noor who lives with her family in Kuwait prepares for the Muslim festival known as Girgian along with her family Mid Ramadan is a special time for families in the Arabian Persian Gulf These middle days are known as the three whites b. White Nights of Ramadan by Maha Addasi 2008Genre Picture bookFormat BookPlot summary A young Kuwaiti girl and her family celebrate Girgian the three days under the full moon in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan The story focuses on sharing and selflessness Considerations or precautions for readers advisory strong language sex death religious overtones violence etc This is a religious storyReview citation if available Gilani Williams Fawzia School Library Journal January 2011 Vol 54 Issue 9 p170 170Section source used to find the material School library journalRecommended age Ages 4 8

  • Hardcover
  • 32
  • The White Nights of Ramadan
  • Maha Addasi
  • English
  • 15 October 2019
  • 9781590785232

About the Author: Maha Addasi

Maha Addasi was born and grew up in Kuwait After graduating from Butler University with a degree in Journalism she worked in public relations for the Noor Al Hussein Foundation directed by ueen Noor of Jordan She has been a producer and news correspondent for Jordan Television Dubai Television and the BBC where she produced Badia a documentary about the Bedouin tribes of Jordan For Dubai



10 thoughts on “The White Nights of Ramadan

  1. says:

    A young Kuwaiti girl and her two little brothers eagerly await the coming of Girgian a holiday celebrated in the Persian Gulf states during the middle of the month of Ramadan at the time of the full moon anticipating the joy of dressing up in colorful costumes and collecting candy from all the neighbors Ramadan and Girgian

  2. says:

    White Nights of Ramadan by Maha Addasi 2008Genre Picture bookFormat BookPlot summary A young Kuwaiti girl and her family celebrate Girgian the three days under the full moon in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan The sto

  3. says:

    Addasi Maha The White Nights of Ramadan illustrated by Ned Gannon Boyds Mill Press 2008 PICTURE BOOK Noor and h

  4. says:

    Book level 36 The book tells the story of a young girl and her and her family's preparation for the season of Ramadan There is rich multicultural information in this story It would serve as a great resource for educating my young learners about how people of various cultures and beliefs celebrate different holidays I also believe the pictures in this story were very rich aided in the sharing of the information present

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    A special celebration for children in the middle of #Ramdan Heart warming #YoungReaders #PictureBook #BookReview #ChildrensBooks #amreading #Muslim #Customs #Celebrations #Culture

  6. says:

    Amazing little cultural details Charming descriptions

  7. says:

    A look at the white nights in the middle of Ramadan Told from a child's perspective Informative text wrapped in her story

  8. says:

    The White Nights of Ramadan by Maha AddasiIllustrated by Ned Gannon32p Published by Boyds Mills Press 2008Grades K 3 With much excitement and anticipation Noor a young girl in Kuwait explains how her family celebrates Girgian when

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    This book is a narrativ

  10. says:

    This book tells the story of Noor and her excitement for the three white nights of Ramadan to come She goes through an explanation of preparing peanut brittle to pass out to the neighbors and their beautiful gowns or dishdashas that they will wear during these three nights also called Girgian She also describes her days

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