Muslim Literature in the Classroom: Conversation with Hena Khan
Hena Khan joined I’m Your Neighbor Books and Diversifi-ED for a conversation about her novel Amina’s Song and a broader conversation about Muslim children’s picture books and novels in the classroom.
Thank you to Hena Khan, school Emergent Lingual & Cultural Competency Consultant Louise El Yaafouri of Diversifi-ED, and I’m Your Neighbor Books co-president and Portland Empowered director Pious Ali for this beautiful exchange of words and ideas. And thank you to our neighborhood marvel, PRINT: A Bookstore and the 100+ attending educators and librarians.
Here are some of the many resources during the conversation:
Listen to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s Qwali, the music Amina first hears in a Lahore marketplace: