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Lailah’s Lunchbox

Lailah’s Lunchbox

by Reem Faruqi

In this picture book, Lailah is excited that she finally old enough to fast for Ramadan, the Muslim holiday. But when she peeks at the note her mom gives Lailah for her teacher, Lailah begins to worry. Will anyone at her elementary school understand why she’s not bringing her lunch? How can she make them understand that she is purposefully not eating lunch?


Ages: 8-12
Illustrated by: Lea Lyon
ISBN: 9780884484318
Price: $16.95
Published by: Tilbury House

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