Once Upon an Eid (Hardcover)
Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices
Harry N. Abrams, 9781419740831, 304pp.
Publication Date: May 5, 2020
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Praise For Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices…
"This special anthology about family traditions, sharing meals, giving presents, and delighting in the cultural uniqueness of people all over the world isn’t just for those who celebrate Eid; it’s for all who want to share and learn about the holidays."
"The diversity within the collection is impressive, including several blended families and a recently converted one, and while the writing varies in style and quality, each story is engaging, full of emotion and thought. . . This thoughtful and uplifting volume will keep readers turning pages year-round; here's to many more."
— Kirkus Reviews
"A range of diverse, multidimensional characters—among them Shia Muslim, converted Muslim, Algerian, Caribbean, and West African representation—results in a stimulating, celebratory read."
— Publishers Weekly
"Emotions seem to spill straight off the pages in this absolute triumph of a celebratory anthology."
— School Library Connection
"A joyous title that radiates love. This much-needed collection is recommended as a first purchase for all libraries."
— School Library Journal
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— Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books