Muslim/Muslim American

A Game for Swallows

by Zeina Abirached

Age 12 or older

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

A Mermaid Girl

by Sana Rafi

Age 05 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

A Place at the Table

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 10 or older

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

Abdul’s Story

by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Age 04 or older

Themes: Diverse Abilities: Neurological, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, The Arts, Welcoming by Individual

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

Ahmed Aziz’s Epic Year

by Nina Hamza

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts, Trauma & Healing

All American Muslim Girl

by Nadine Jolie Courtney

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, 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: Audiobook, Celebrations: Ramadan, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Education, Recommended: Community Rallying Against Hate, Religious Background: Muslim, The Arts

Amira & Hamza: The Quest for the Ring of Power (Amira & Hamza #2)

by Samira Ahmed

Age 08 or older

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

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds (Amira & Hamza #1)

by Samira Ahmed

Age 08 or older

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

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds (Amira & Hamza #1) (Wonderbook Edition)

by Samira Ahmed

Age 08 or older

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

Amira’s Picture Day

by Reem Faruqi

Age 05 and older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions

An Emotion of Great Delight

by Tahereh Mafi

Age 13 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Barakah Beats

by Maleeha Siddiqui

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Beautifully Me

by Nabela Noor

Age 4 or older

Themes: Body Image, Mental Health, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Bhai for Now

by Maleeha Siddiqui

Age 8 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Call Me Adnan

by Reem Faruqi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Genre: Poetry, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Sports, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Counting Down With You

by Tashie Bhuiyan

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Dating, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience

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: Discrimination: Religious, Loss of Childhood, Refugee: Persecution, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Deep in the Sahara

by Kelly Cunnane

Age 05 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Religious Background: Muslim

Diez Maneras de Escuchar La Nieve

by Cathy Camper

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

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: Economic, 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, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Fight Back

by A. M. Dassu

Age 11 or older

Themes: Activism, Allyship, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Relationship: Siblings, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

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: Educator Resource, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Past)

Grounded

by Aisha Saeed, S. K. Ali,

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Genre: Action Adventure, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Halal Hot Dogs

by Susannah Aziz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Hannah and the Ramadan Gift

by Qasim Rashid

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience