Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices

Ali, S. K.; Saeed, A.
This anthology of short stories by fifteen authors revolves around the Muslim celebration of Eid. Each story has a diverse context, characters, themes, and conflicts but are united by religious belief. The engaging stories celebrate the happiness, joy, family, community, food, and customs surrounding Eid in a manner relatable to students, and allow students to experience the varied and complex lives of Muslims around the world. The resource is suitable for small group or individual reading or as a class read-aloud and can foster a deeper understanding of the Muslim community, their struggles and hopes.
English Language Arts
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