Muslim/Muslim American

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

Fatima Tate Takes the Cake

by Khadijah VanBrakle

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Gender and Sexual, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences, Mental Health, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing

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

Forced

by Zahro Hassan

Age 12 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Gender and Sexual, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Generational Differences, Generational Differences: Dating, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Loss of Childhood, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Trauma & Healing: Physical Assault

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

Hollow Fires

by Samira Ahmed

Age 12 or older

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

Home Is Not a Country

by Safia Elhillo

Age 12 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Huda and Me

by H Hayek

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st, Genre: Action Adventure, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Huda F Are You?

by Huda Fahmy

Age 12 or older

Themes: Genre: Humor, Graphic Novel, Multiracial Identity, 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 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

I Remember Warm Rain

by Aruna Kenyi, Hassan Jeylani, Nasra Hassan, Navid Sabeti, Abdiaziz Mohemud, Hashim Abdi, Ridwan Hassan, Estella Omal, Hamid Karimian, Farah Jama, Mohamed Rashid Isaack, Jackson Benjamin, Kahiye Hassan, Aqila Sharafyar, Ali Mohamed

Themes: Anthology, Citizenship, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Family Separation: On Journey, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Undocumented, Refugee: Unspecified, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing

In My Mosque

by M. O. Yuksel

Age 04 and older

Themes: Award Winner: I'm Your Neighbor Book Awards 2022, Canadian Connection, Engagement Tool: Video, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Internment

by Samira Ahmed

Age 13 or older

Themes: Activism, Allyship, Audiobook, Community Action, Cross-Group Dating, Detention, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Starred Review

It All Comes Back to You

by Farah Naz Rishi

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Siblings, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Journey of the Midnight Sun

by Shazia Afzal

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Own Voices/Lived Experience

La bendicion de Zahra: Una Historia de Ramadan

by Shirin Shamsi

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Refugee: Asylee

Laila and the Sands of Time

by Shirin Shamsi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Like the Moon Loves the Sky

by Hena Khan

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Lion on the Inside: How One Girl Changed Basketball

by Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir

Age 05 or older

Themes: Activism, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Genre: Biography, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports

Long Pitch Home

by Natalie Dias Lorenzi

Age 08 or older

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

Love from Mecca to Medina

by S.K. Ali

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Celebrations, Discrimination: Abilities, Diverse Abilities: Physical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, 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

Lula Wants to Wear a Badge

by Hudda Ibrahim

Age 05 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know

by Samira Ahmed

Age 14 or older

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

Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education

by Raphaële Frier

Age 06 or older

Themes: Activism, Audiobook, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Discrimination: Gender and Sexual, Genre: Biography, Immigrant: Education, Loss of Childhood, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Marwan’s Journey

by Patricia de Arias

Age 06 or older

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