This is a charming story of a young Muslim girl determined to do the right thing. Leena is excited because this is the first year she will fast for Ramadan, Muslim religious festival. Leena is too young to fast each day of the festival, so she decides to fast each Friday instead.
However Leena receives an invitation to a party on a Friday. She decides to go but avoid eating, however will she succumb to the lemonade and cakes that her friends are enjoying?
"With lively pastel-and-pencil artwork, this warm picture book shows and tells the observance and meaning of Ramadan through the viewpoint of a Muslim child in a diverse neighborhood. ... The blend of the upbeat and challenging moments will spark discussion, and a final note fills in more about the holy month and what it means." —Booklist