Muslim Child wQuran - GOR-89783-12
Close up portrait of smiling Muslim American young child holding the Quran.
She is one of the many faces of people showing her ethnic pride who were marching and in the crowds from the 2012 Muslim Day Parade in New York. She is wearing the tradition white headdress / scarf call a hijab.
Quran or Qur'an, is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be the verbatim word of God ( Allah) and is regarded widely as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language.
She goes to the Razi school in Queens, from kindergarten to Grade 17. Children from the age of five begin the Readiness Program begun in pre-kindergarten and move toward the full curriculum of reading, language, mathematics, science, social studies, Islamic and Quranic studies.