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

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Amulet Books
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781419740831

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About the Author

Aisha Saeed is the author of Written in the Stars, which was a YALSA Quick Pick, and Amal Unbound, which was a New York Times bestseller and received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. She is also a founding member of We Need Diverse Books.

S. K. Ali is a teacher whose debut novel, Saints and Misfits, was a Morris finalist, an Entertainment Weekly Best YA Book, and a Kirkus Reviews Top 10 Teen Novel. Her second novel is Love from A to Z. Her writing on Muslim culture and life has also appeared in the Toronto Star.

Reviews

**STARRED REVIEW**
"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." -- "Booklist"
**STARRED REVIEW**
"Emotions seem to spill straight off the pages in this absolute triumph of a celebratory anthology."-- "School Library Connection"
**STARRED REVIEW**
"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"
**STARRED REVIEW**
"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"
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