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Once upon an Eid : stories of hope and joy by 15 Muslim voices / edited by S.K. Ali and Aisha Saeed ; illustrated by Sara Alfageeh.

Saeed, Aisha, (editor.). Ali, S. K., (editor.). Alfageeh, Sara, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

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Bethlehem Main Library jY (Text) 33062009432833 New Juv Middle Reader Available -
Bethlehem South Side Branch JPBK (Text) 33062009436867 Juv Paperbacks Available -
Allentown Public Library J ONCE (Text) 34455006733824 Juv Fiction Available -
Easton Main Library 297.36 O (Text) 31901004472769 Juv Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419740831 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1419740830 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Perfect / Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow -- Yusuf and the great big brownie mistake / Aisha Saeed -- Kareem means 'generous' / Asmaa Hussein -- Don'ut break tradition / S. K. Ali -- Just like chest armor / Candice Montgomery -- Gifts / Rukhsana Khan -- The feast of sacrifice / Hena Khan -- Seraj captures the moon / G. Willow Wilson and Sara Alfageeh -- Searching for blue / N. H. Senzai -- Creative fixes / Ashley Franklin -- Taste / Hanna Alkaf -- Eid pictures / Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow -- Not only an only / Huda Al-Marashi -- Maya Madinah chooses joy / Ayesha Mattu -- Eid and pink bubble gum, Insha'Allah / Randa Abdel-Fatteh.
Summary, etc.:
"a collection of short stories that showcases the most brilliant Muslim voices writing today, all about the most joyful holiday of the year: Eid! Eid: The short, single-syllable word conjures up a variety of feelings and memories for Muslims. Maybe it's waking up to the sound of frying samosas and simmering pistachio kheer, maybe it's the pleasure of putting on a new outfit for Eid prayers, or maybe it's the gift giving and holiday parties to come that day. Whatever it may be, for those who cherish this day of celebration, the emotional responses may be summed up in another short and sweet word: joy. The anthology will also include a poem, graphic-novel chapter, and spot illustrations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: ʻĪd al-Fiṭr > Juvenile fiction.
Fasts and feasts > Islam > Juvenile fiction.
Short stories.

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