by Taghreed Najjar and Lucy Coats - £4.99 Hachette Children's Group (2015)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781444014358 | ISBN 10: 1444014358
Brand new blue Early Reader title set in Lifta, Palestine about a little girl who finds herself with the important job of waking the village up for the Suhoor meal during Ramadan, when her father falls ill.
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Samia's dad is very important. Every Ramadan he wakes the whole village up in time for breakfast.
But this year, things are different and Samia must show everyone how strong and brave she can be.
Originally published in Arabic, but now retold for a English-speaking audience, this is a charming and empowering story about Ramadan, fasting and the ability of girls to do any job they put their mind to.
(Price & availability last checked: May 2015)
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In booklists: Festivals: Ramadan and Eid - Books for Children, Palestine: Books for Children and Young Adults, Fiction - Younger Children, Middle East - Books for Children, In categories: Childrens & Teenage Books, Spirituality, World - Middle East, Fiction,