Books by Maha Addasi

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Professionals and parents can probably pull a few interesting activities and anecdotes from this book, but the individual parts do not add up to a cohesive whole. (resources, bibliography, index [not seen]) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Ralph Nader, Khalil Gibran and Danny Thomas: What do they have in common? Read full book review >
TIME TO PRAY by Maha Addasi
by Maha Addasi, illustrated by Ned Gannon, translated by Nuha Albitar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"It is unusual and therefore praiseworthy to see a bilingual English and Arabic book from a major American publisher, but this bland effort fails. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In an unnamed Middle Eastern country, Yasmin learns about Islamic customs and prayer on a visit to her grandmother. Read full book review >
THE WHITE NIGHTS OF RAMADAN by Maha Addasi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Illustrated with detailed, luminescent oils, this picture book makes an excellent introduction to this Muslim celebration and a good companion to Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith's Celebrating Ramadan (2001). (author's note, glossary) (Picture book. 7-10)"
Instead of focusing on Eid, the holiday that concludes Ramadan, this title recounts a Kuwaiti family's celebration of Girgian, a lesser-known tradition observed in many Persian Gulf countries. Read full book review >