What Is Islam? Who Are Muslims?

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Gallopade International, Jan 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In this book, kids will learn about the great and peaceful religion of Islam, its holy book, the Qu'ran, the holy city of Mecca, and the prophet Mohammed. Children will learn how Islam is like other religions and how it's different, how it is practiced, how very few fanatics have affected Islam and the Muslims who practice it. Kids will also learn about Muslims--who they are, where they live, what they wear and why they wear turbans, burqas, and other special clothing, and much more.
 

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Contents

The Religion of Islam
Who are the Muslims?
Islam and Humanity
Some Surprising Things About Islam and Muslims
Muslims in America
What do Muslims Believe
Prophet Puzzler
Who Was Muhammad?
Islamic Art
The Islamic Calendar
Special Islamic Symbols
Muslim Holy Days
Muslim Women
Lets Meet a Muslim
Muslim Dress Codes
Muslim Names

More on Muslims and Muhammad
The Five Pillars
The Kabah
The Shariah
Muslim Leaders
The Many Flavors of Muslims
Further Resources
Glossary
Index
Authors Biography
Copyright

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Carole Marsh founded the publishing company Gallopade International, Inc. in 1979. She has written over 10,000 titles both fiction and non-fiction which are used by teachers and other educators. Subjects of her works include biographies, history, geography, social issues, and current events. She has received several awards including Communicator of the Year in 1979 and a Teachers' Choice Award in 2002.

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