Muslim/Muslim American

A Game for Swallows

by Zeina Abirached

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Religious Background: Christian, Religious Background: Muslim

A Long Pitch Home

by Natalie Dias Lorenzi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends

A Place at the Table

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 10 or older

Themes: Allyship, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Jewish, Religious Background: Muslim

A Very Large Expanse of Sea

by Tahereh Mafi

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

After the Last Border

by Jessica Goudeau

Age 16 or older

Themes: Citizenship, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Persecution

All American Muslim Girl

by Nadine Jolie Courtney

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Amina’s Voice

by Hena Khan

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes

by Hena Khan

Age 05 or older

Themes: Religious Background: Muslim

Crossing the Farak River

by Michelle Aung Thin

Age 11 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Discrimination: Religious, Loss of Childhood, Refugee: Persecution, Religious Background: Muslim

Deep in the Sahara

by Kelly Cunnane

Age 05 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Religious Background: Muslim

Does My Head Look Big In This?

by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Age 12 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Immigrant: Employment, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Down and Across

by Arvin Ahmadi

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Drita, My Homegirl

by Jenny Lombard

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Death of Family or Friend, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

From Far Away

by Saoussan Askar

Age 06 or older

Themes: Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by School

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns

by Hena Khan

Age 05 or older

Themes: Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

I Am the Night Sky

by Next Wave Muslim Initiative Writers

Age 13 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Laila and the Sands of Time

by Shirin Shamsi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Religious Background: Muslim

Love, Hate and Other Filters

by Samira Ahmed

Age 15 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Dating, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Marwan’s Journey

by Patricia de Arias

Age 06 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Moon Watchers

by Reza Jalali

Age 07 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

More to the Story

by Hena Khan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Religious Background: Muslim

Nadia’s Hands

by Karen English

Age 06 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Multiracial Identity

Night of the Moon

by Hena Khan

Age 05 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Not The Girls You’re Looking For

by Aminah Mae Safi

Age 12 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Siblings, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Once Upon an Eid

by S. K. Ali

Age 08 or older

Themes: Anthology, Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Religious Background: Muslim, Religious Background: Sikh, Welcoming by Community

One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together

by Amy Bass

Age 15 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by School

One Green Apple

by Eve Bunting

Age 05 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship

Saints & Misfits

by S.K. Ali

Age 15 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Shooting Kabul

by N.H. Senzai

Age 09 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh

by Uma Krishnaswami

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Historical, Multiracial Identity

Ten Things I Hate About Me

by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Age 12 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

The Best Eid Ever

by Asma Mobin-Uddin

Age 07 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim