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Ampersand Celebrates Ramadan

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    Ramadan Mari Schuh
    9781681525341 Paperback JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations Interest age, years from 4 - 6 On Sale Date:January 21, 2020
    $11.99 CAD 6.85 x 7.95 x 0.25 in | 60 gr | 16 pages Carton Quantity:200 Canadian Rights: Y Amicus Ink
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      Happy holidays! Highlighting five different cultures and religions, these search-and-find books teach young readers about six different holidays. Kids will learn the significance of these holidays and the symbols and traditions that go with them. This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the Ramadan holiday and the way people celebrate it.
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    R Is for Ramadan Greg Paprocki
    9781423651659 Board book JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations Interest age, years from 0 - 3 On Sale Date:March 05, 2019 Print Run:12000
    $14.99 CAD 6.38 x 8.38 x 0.71 in | 440 gr | 32 pages Carton Quantity:22 Canadian Rights: Y Gibbs Smith
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      A fun alphabet primer celebrating the month-long Muslim observance of fasting and spiritual awareness.

      Ramadan is a month-long observance when Muslims all over the world spend more time with each other, emphasize charitable works, fast, pray, and break their daily fast each night together. It’s a time meant to focus on things such as sharing, empathy, compassion, generosity, and selflessness. These ideals are wonderfully illustrated here in Greg Paprocki’s inimitable style for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet.

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      Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. In addition to illustrating several Curious George books, he's provided illustrations for a number of books for Gibbs Smith, including A Is for Atom, S Is for Santa, B Is for Boo, and The Big Book of Superheroes. He began his career as an advertising art director after studying fine art and graphic design at the University of Nebraska.
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    Night of the Moon A Muslim Holiday Story Hena Khan, Julie Paschkis
    9781452168968 Paperback JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations Interest age, years from 3 - 5 On Sale Date:April 17, 2018 Print Run:6000
    $11.99 CAD 8 x 11 x 0.25 in | 190 gr | 36 pages Carton Quantity:60 Canadian Rights: Y Chronicle Books
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      Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she celebrates the Muslim holidays ofRamadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), andEid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a peek into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots of its most cherished traditions.
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      Hena Khan is the author of numerous books for children, includingGolden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors andCrescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes. She lives in Rockville, Maryland.

      Julie Paschkis is an artist and illustrator. Her illustrations can be seen inNight Garden, which was selected by theNew York Times as one of the 10 best illustrated books of 2000. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
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    It's Ramadan, Curious George H. A. Rey, Ms. Hena Khan
    9780544652262 Board book JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations Interest age, years from 0 - 3 On Sale Date:May 03, 2016 Print Run:20000
    $11.99 CAD 8.99 x 7.13 x 0.38 in | 280 gr | 14 pages Carton Quantity:50 Canadian Rights: Y HMH Books for Young Readers
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      It's the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat. Finally George joins in the Eid festivities to mark the end of his very first Ramadan.
      This playful tabbed board book, with a foil-stamped cover, makes a great holiday gift for all fans of Curious George—those who celebrate Ramadan, and those who are learning about it for the first time!
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      H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced the world to the big-hearted, fun-loving troublemaker-hero Curious George in 1941, and young readers have been in love with him ever since.

      Hena Khan is a Pakistani-American Muslim who was born and raised in Maryland. The mother of two she has written many picture books for children and is thrilled to be introducing Curious George to his first Muslim holiday!

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      “A groundbreaking new book that also tries to span the cultural chasm for a new generation.”
      The New Yorker

      “I hope [this book] makes it into the hands of Muslim children who need it and any child curious about Ramadan and Islam. Parents, this is how we teach love.”
      —ReadItRealGood.com

      “To help overcome Islamophobia and foster mutual respect, acceptance and understanding, teachers, parents, community leaders and librarians can use books like these to educate children about Muslims while enhancing religious literacy.”
      —The Huffington Post
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    My First Ramadan Karen Katz, Karen Katz
    9781250062680 Paperback JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations Interest age, years from 2 - 5 On Sale Date:May 12, 2015 Print Run:20000
    $11.50 CAD 8.3 x 6.71 x 0.09 in | 100 gr | 32 pages Carton Quantity:100 Canadian Rights: Y Square Fish
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      Look! There is the new moon in the sky.

      It's time for Ramadan to begin. Follow along with one young boy as he observes the Muslim holy month with his family.

      This year, the narrator is finally old enough to fast, and readers of all ages will be interested as he shares his experiences of this special holiday in Islam.

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      Karen Katz has written and illustrated many books for children, includingThe Colors of Us,Can You Say Peace?,My First Kwanzaa,Counting Kisses, andWhere Is Baby's Belly Button? Long inspired by folk art from around the world, she wrote her first book,Over the Moon, when she and her husband adopted their daughter from Guatemala, and she wanted to tell the story of welcoming Lena into their lives. Katz loves to paint and experiment with texture, color, collage and pattern. Besides an author and illustrator, she has been a costume designer, quilt maker, fabric artist and graphic designer. Katz and her family divide their time between New York City and Saugerties, New York.

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      “Clear words and simple, colorful collage illustrations show the family together as the boy learns the meaning of Muslim customs, prayers, and practices. . . . Children will appreciate the warm, personal narrative, as well as the connections with Muslims all over the world.” —Booklist

      “In this simple explanation of Ramadan, a little boy explains that he will be fasting for the first time. . . . The richly patterned collage and mixed-media pictures will appeal to young children. A double-paged spread with many races and national groups illustrates the diversity of the Muslim world.” —Kirkus Reviews

      “Upbeat and informative . . . With her signature mixed-media and collage artwork depicting people with large, open, friendly faces, Katz accents a solid and inviting introduction to these holidays.” —Publishers Weekly

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    Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns A Muslim Book of Colors Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini
    9781452141213 Paperback JUVENILE FICTION / Religious Interest age, years from 3 - 5 On Sale Date:March 03, 2015 Print Run:7500
    $11.99 CAD 8.56 x 2.96 x 0.15 in | 200 gr | 32 pages Carton Quantity:50 Canadian Rights: Y Chronicle Books
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      With breathtaking illustrations and informative text,Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.
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      Hena Khan has written children's books on a wide variety of topics, and she takes particular interest in writing about her Muslim culture. She lives Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and sons.

      Mehrdokht Amini grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England. She has illustrated 11 books for children.
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