|aLailah's lunchbox |ba Ramadan story |cReem Faruqi ; illustrations by Lea Lyon.
|a1st hardcover ed.
|aThomaston, Maine |bTilbury House Publishers|c2015.
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill. |c27 cm.
|aNow that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Scrabble.
*Notable Social Studies Trade Book For Young People 2016, a cooperative Project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council**Featured Book of the Month, Anti-Defamation League**American Library Association Notable Book for Children 2016**Skipping Stones Honor 2016**International Literacy Association Choices Reading List*Lailah is in a new school in a new country, thousands of miles from her old home, and missing her old friends. When Ramadan begins, she is excited that she is finally old enough to participate in the fasting but worried that her classmates won't understand why she doesn't join them in the lunchroom.