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by Maha Addasi

2008

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The White Nights of Ramadan" by Maha Addasi .

In Maha Addasi’s short story “The White Nights of Ramadan,” a Muslim family celebrates Girgian, a festival that takes place in the middle of the month of Ramadan.  

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Community as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What is the importance of community?"

Ways to support your child: