Looking forward to celebrating the traditions of Eid when Ramadan comes to an end, young Amira discovers that school picture day is taking place on the same day, challenging her to figure out how to participate in both activities. By the award-winning author of Lailah’s Lunchbox.
Sophie tries to fast for Ramadan for the first time, but her grumbling stomach and her little brother’s cookies are too much and she must find a different way to celebrate.
Delighted when her Nana surprises her with a beautiful pair of red shoes that they admired in a shop window, Malika happily wears her wonderful shoes until outgrowing them and then decides to donate them to a resale shop, from where they travel across the world to Africa to become a gift for a another child’s first Ramadan.
As Ramadan nears, Sadiq and his friends form the Money Makers Club to plan a community fundraiser, an iftar, but when Zaza stops participating Sadiq gets upset with him.
While buying gifts for his family to wear to the mosque on Eid a shoemaker is persuaded to get new pants for himself, but the only pair available is too long and no one seems to have time to shorten them.