Pakistani/Pakistani American

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 Tale of Highly Unusual Magic

by Lisa Papademetriou

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Visiting Home Country
A Thousand Questions

A Thousand Questions

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

Amal Unbound

by Aisha Saeed

Age 09 or older

Themes: Child Labor, Education & Literacy

American Dervish

by Ayad Akhtar

Age 15 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Religious, 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

Big Red Lollipop

by Rukhsana Khan

Age 05 or older

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

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

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

El lapiz magico de Malala (Malala’s Magic Pencil)

by Malala Yousafzai

Age 06 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience

I Have Lost My Way

by Gayle Forman

Age 15 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Jewish, Religious Background: Muslim

Leila in Saffron

by Rukhsanna Guidroz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Religious Background: Muslim

Malala’s Magic Pencil

by Malala Yousafzai

Age 06 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience
Mariam Sharma Hits the Road

Mariam Sharma Hits the Road

by Sheba Karim

Age 13 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Meet Yasmin! (Yasmin series)

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 05 or older

Themes: Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

More Than Just a Pretty Face

by Syed M. Masood

Age 14 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, 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

Permanent Record

by Mary H. K. Choi

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Multiracial Identity

The Night Diary

by Veera Hiranandani

Age 09 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Historical, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Persecution, Religious Background: Hindu, Religious Background: Muslim

The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art

by Barb Rosenstock

Age 07 or older

Themes: Refugee: Persecution, The Arts

Written in the Stars

by Aisha Saeed

Age 12 or older

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