Egyptian/Egyptian American

A Season for Building Houses

by Authors: Ibrahim Shkara, Richard Akera, Ahmed Abbas, Fadumo Issack, Omar Raouf, Clautel Buba, Eric Martinez, Khadija Mohamed, Rasha Usif, Michée Runyambo, Amira Al Sammrai, Elahe Seddiqi, Sahara Hassan, Aden Isaack, Judica'elle Irakoze, Faris Baziga, Ali Aljubyly, Edna Adan, Chrispo Niyokwizerwa, Emmanuel Muya, Ralph Houanche, Elias Nasrat, Annick Umutoniwase, Vassily Murangira, Hanen Mohammad, Jordy Izere, Rachel Iradukunda, Maryama Abdi, Edna Thecla-Akimana, Mohamed Awale, Yann Tanguy Irambona, Benjamin Bivigete Ibrahim Shkara, Richard Akera, Ahmed Abbas, Fadumo Issack, Omar Raouf, Clautel Buba, Eric Martinez, Khadija Mohamed, Rasha Usif, Michée Runyambo, Amira Al Sammrai, Elahe Seddiqi, Sahara Hassan, Aden Isaack, Judica'elle Irakoze, Faris Baziga, Ali Aljubyly, Edna Adan, Chrispo Niyokwizerwa, Emmanuel Muya, Ralph Houanche, Elias Nasrat, Annick Umutoniwase, Vassily Murangira, Hanen Mohammad, Jordy Izere, Rachel Iradukunda, Maryama Abdi, Edna Thecla-Akimana, Mohamed Awale, Yann Tanguy Irambona, Benjamin Bivigete

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Poetry, Multilingual: Various, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Unspecified, Refugee: War/Conflict

Amina’s Song

by Hena Khan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Visiting Home Country

Egyptian Lullaby

by Zeena M. Pliska

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Extended, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Huda F Cares?

by Huda Fahmy

Age 12 or older

Themes: Genre: Humor, Graphic Novel, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

I Was Their American Dream

by Malaka Gharib

Age 14 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Middle School Mischief (The Magical Reality of Nadia #2)

by Bassem Youssef

Age 08 or older

Themes: Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Our Stories Carried Us Here

by Full List in Materials

Age 12 or older

Themes: Citizenship, Discrimination: Cultural, Engagement Tool: Video, Graphic Novel, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Religious Freedom, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented

See Where We Come From!

by Scot Ritchie

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity

The Arabic Quilt

by Aya Khalil

Age 06 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Names & Pronunciations, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming by Individual, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

The Flag of Childhood: Poems From the Middle East

by Naomi Shihab Nye (Selected by)

Age 08 or older

Themes: Anthology, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Discrimination: Racial, Genre: Poetry

The Great Banned-Books Bake Sale

by Aya Khalil

Age 07 or older

Themes: Activism, Audiobook, Community Action, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming by Individual

The Magical Reality of Nadia

by Bassem Youssef

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Night Before Eid: A Muslim Family Story

by Aya Khalil

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Own Voices/Lived Experience