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Author Whitehead, Kim.
Title Islam : the basics / Kim Whitehead.
Pub Info Broomall, PA : Mason Crest Publishers, c2004.
book jacket
 YarmouthPort-Children's  J 297 WHI     AVAILABLE
Descript 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Series Introducing Islam
Introducing Islam.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-105) and index.
Contents Islam's role in the world -- Allah's final prophet -- Central beliefs -- Islam divided : the major and minor sects -- Law and practice -- Islamic celebrations -- Issues in contemporary Islam.
Summary Provides the historical background of Islam's emergence on the Arabian Peninsula during the seventh century and traces the spread of the faith throughout the world during the centuries that followed, along with information about the major Islamic sects, an explanation of Islamic laws and practices, details of important Islamic celebrations and festivals, and a discussion of important issues that Muslims face today.
Subject Islam -- Juvenile literature.
Islam -- Essence, genius, nature -- Juvenile literature.
Islam -- Doctrines -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1590846974
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