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The Best Eid Ever
Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press
2007, 16 pages
This is the story about how a Muslim-American girl, Aneesa, who celebrates the biggest holiday of the Muslim year, Eid. She is sad that her parents are away for the Hajj pilgrimage, but Aneesa’s grandmother attempts to brighten her spirits by preparing lamb korma and giving Aneesa beautiful clothes from Pakistan. While at the prayer hall with her grandmother, Aneesa meets a refugee family and their young girls, who arrived to the United States with very little. The story then accounts for how Aneesa plans to help the refugee girls celebrate the best Eid ever.
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