Muslim/Muslim American

Salat in Secret

by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Age 04 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Starred Review, Welcoming by Individual, Welcoming by School

Salim’s Soccer Ball

by Tala Fahmawi

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim, Sports, Welcoming by Community

Saving Sunshine

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Siblings, Graphic Novel, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Starred Review

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

Speak Up Sami

by Shabana Hussain

Age 03 or older

Themes: Allyship, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Language Ability, Welcoming by Individual

Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh

by Uma Krishnaswami

Age 09 or older

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

Tagging Freedom

by Rhonda Roumani

Age 08 or older

Themes: Activism, Allyship, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Starred Review, The Arts

Tahira in Bloom

by Farah Heron

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Siblings, Genre: Romance, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, The Arts

Take It Back

by Kia Abdullah

Themes:

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 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 Aurantium Tree

by Samar Khuder

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming by Community

The Best Eid Ever

by Asma Mobin-Uddin

Age 07 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim
The Blue Wings

The Blue Wings

by Jef Aerts

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Siblings, Religious Background: Muslim

The Bone Sparrow

by Zana Fraillon

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Detention, Loss of Childhood, Refugee: Undocumented, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

The Day of the Pelican

by Katherine Paterson

Age 09 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Religious, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

The Garden of My Imaan

by Farhana Zia

Age 08 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Cross-Group Friendship, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

The Gift of Ramadan

by Rabiah York Lumbard

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Religious Background: Muslim

The Girl Who Stitched the Stars

by Shereen Malherbe

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

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 Kindest Red: A Story of Hijab and Friendship

by Ibtihaj Muhammad

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Welcoming by School

The Loophole

by Naz Kutub

Age 13 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Gender and Sexual, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Dating, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing, Welcoming by Individual

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

by Sabina Khan

Age 15 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

The Love Match

by Priyanka Taslim

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Community Action, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Romance, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, The Arts

The Masjid Kamal Loves

by Ashley Franklin

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming by Community

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

The Proudest Blue

by Ibtihaj Muhammad

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Community

The Proudest Blue (Wonderbook Edition)

by Ibtihaj Muhammad

Age 04 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Community, Wonderbook

The White Zone

by Carolyn Marsden

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Loss of Childhood, Religious Background: Muslim

Under My Hijab

by Hena Khan

Age 06 or older

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

Voice for Refuge

by Zaynab Abdi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Arabic/English, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: On Journey, Graphic Novel, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Unspecified, Religious Background: Muslim, Unaccompanied Minors

Waa Midabkee Xijaabkaygu?

by Hudda Ibrahim

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Education & Literacy, Non-English Book: Somali, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim