Pakistani/Pakistani American

A Mermaid Girl

by Sana Rafi

Age 05 or older

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

All My Rage

by Sabaa Tahir

Age 14 or older

Themes: Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2023, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Trauma & Healing: Physical Assault, Trauma & Healing: Sexual Assault

Amal Unbound

by Aisha Saeed

Age 09 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Human Rights Violation: Child Labor

American Dervish

by Ayad Akhtar

Age 15 or older

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

Amina’s Song

by Hena Khan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Visiting Home Country

Amina’s Voice

by Hena Khan

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Education, Religious Background: Muslim, The Arts

Anisa’s International Day

by Reem Faruqi

Age 8 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Generation: 1st, The Arts, Welcoming by School

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

Bhai for Now

by Maleeha Siddiqui

Age 8 or older

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

Big Red Lollipop

by Rukhsana Khan

Age 05 or older

Themes: Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming Library Selection

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

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

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

Friends Fur-ever (Must Love Pets #1)

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Animals, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Friendship, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Golden Girl

by Reem Faruqi

Age 08 or older

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

Hannah and the Ramadan Gift

by Qasim Rashid

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, 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

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

Kitten Chaos (Must Love Pets #2)

by Saadia Faruqi

Age 08 or older

Themes: Animals, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Friendship, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

La bendicion de Zahra: Una Historia de Ramadan

by Shirin Shamsi

Age 04 or older

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

Leila in Saffron

by Rukhsanna Guidroz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Religious Background: Muslim

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

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

My Name Is Malala

by Malala Yousafzai

Age 03 months or older

Themes: Activism, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Nadia’s Hands

by Karen English

Age 06 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Multiracial Identity

Night of the Moon

by Hena Khan

Age 05 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim