Celebrating in April | Passover, Easter, and Ramadan

By Monica C. RSS Tue, April 7, 2020

April is chock full of religious celebrations: Passover starts on April 8, Easter Sunday falls on April 12, and Ramadan begins on April 24.

As always, you can find books to share with your little ones for each of these important days.

A Place for Elijah book coverA Place for Elijah by Kelly Easton-Ruben -- As Sarah's family prepares for Passover, Sarah makes sure to save a chair at the table for the prophet Elijah who is said to visit every seder. But when the electricity goes out in the buildings across the street and the neighbors start arriving at Sarah's apartment, her parents invite each visitor to join the seder. Sarah adds another place setting for Elijah, and then another, but soon the table is full with people from her neighborhood and there are no more chairs to spare! How can Sarah honor the Passover tradition of saving a place for Elijah?


Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure book coverPete the Cat : Big Easter Adventure by James and Kim Dean -- When Pete wakes up on Easter morning he finds that the Easter Bunny needs his help! Read along to find out if Pete can help deliver the eggs before Easter is over! 



Rashad's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr book coverRashad's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr by Lisa Bullard -- For Muslims, Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, and thinking of others. Rashad tries to be good all month. When it's time for Eid al-Fitr, he feasts and plays! Find out how people celebrate this special time of year.

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