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Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr

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Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr

By Deborah Heiligman

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426304767, 31pp.

Publication Date: July 14, 2009

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Description
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, and Eid Al-Fitr, which marks the fast's end, are sacred times for millions throughout the world. Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr examines the reasons for the month-long dawn-to-dusk fast and observes some of the wide variety of celebrations at the end of the fast worldwide.

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About the Author
Deborah Heiligman is the award-winning author of 15 children's books. She specializes in simplifying complex subjects for young people, particularly in the areas of science and social studies. She lives in New York City.
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