Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices by S.K. Ali, Aisha Saeed

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices

S.K. Ali, Aisha Saeed with Sara Alfageeh (Illustrator), G. Willow Wilson (Contributor), Hena Khan (Contributor), Hanna Alkaf (Contributor), Rukhsana Khan (Contributor), Randa Abdel-Fattah (Contributor), Ashley Franklin (Contributor), Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow (Contributor), Candice Montgomery (Contributor), Huda Al-Marashi (Contributor), Ayesha Mattu (Contributor), Asmaa Hussein (Contributor), N.H. Senzai (Contributor)

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices

S.K. Ali, Aisha Saeed with Sara Alfageeh (Illustrator), G. Willow Wilson (Contributor), Hena Khan (Contributor), Hanna Alkaf (Contributor), Rukhsana Khan (Contributor), Randa Abdel-Fattah (Contributor), Ashley Franklin (Contributor), Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow (Contributor), Candice Montgomery (Contributor), Huda Al-Marashi (Contributor), Ayesha Mattu (Contributor), Asmaa Hussein (Contributor), N.H. Senzai (Contributor)

fiction middle grade short stories emotional hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2020

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A joyous short story collection by and about Muslims, edited by New York Times bestselling author Aisha Saeed and Morris finalist S. K. Ali Once Upon an Eid is a collection of short stories that showcases the most brilliant Muslim voices writin...
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Moods

lighthearted 78%
hopeful 74%
emotional 53%
inspiring 43%
informative 38%
funny 35%
reflective 33%
relaxing 14%
sad 10%
adventurous 7%
challenging 3%

Pace

fast 57%
medium 40%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 28% | N/A: 9% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | N/A: 19% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 0% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 17% | No: 16%

Average rating

4.3