Bestest Ramadan Ever
Ever wondered what it is like to balance tradition with you know, the real world? Bestest Ramadan Ever is a young teenage girls humourous take on Ramadan as well as her struggle to fit in. Or in the protagonist's own words,
"No pizza. No boyfriend. (No life.)
Okay, so during Ramadan, we're not allowed to eat from sunrise to sunset. For one whole month. My family does this every year, even though I've been to a mosque exactly twice in my life. And it's true, I could stand to lose a few pounds. (Sadly, my mom's hotness skipped a generation.) But is starvation really an acceptable method? I think not."
Number of Pages: 312
Publisher: Flux; Original edition
Author: Medeia Sharif
Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.7 x 7.9 inches
KitaabWorld Book Review: Almira is your typical American teenager trying to balance homework, high school friendships, crushes and fitting in - all while keeping her more traditional family at bay. When Ramadan - a month of fasting begins, she finds herself at the crossroads of cultural expectations. Told in a funny down-to-earth voice with a breezy style, this book never gets heavy handed! This book is also part of our CELEBRATING ISLAM book list.