The Best Eid Ever

Author/Illustrator: Asma Mobin-Uddin/Laura Jacobsen
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
Publication Date: 2007
Genre: Picture Book
Audience: Gr. K-3

Overview: While celebrating Eid, the biggest Muslim holiday, a young girl learns a special lesson of sharing, compassion, and the true meaning of celebrations. This realistic story provides opportunity for readers to gain an understanding of Pakastani customs through a universal spirit of giving.

After discussing this story, readers can share their own stories of helping others who are less fortunate. Finding a way to help others within your own school community might be a way to express simple generosity.

Reviewer’s Name: Deb Marciano