Pakistani/Pakistani American

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: Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

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 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

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

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: 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: 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

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: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Parents, Food & Culture, 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

La bendicion de Zahra: Una Historia de Ramadan

by Shirin Shamsi

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Food & Culture, 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: Bilingual Character, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends

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

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

Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet

by Zanib Mian

Age 08 or older

Themes: Community Action, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Planet Omar: Incredible Rescue Mission

by Zanib Mian

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Planet Omar: Unexpected Super Spy

by Zanib Mian

Age 08 or older

Themes: Community Action, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Salaam, With Love

by Sara Sharaf Beg

Age 12 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience