Our intention is to acquire and make available ALL picture books featuring indigenous people and people of color published in the U.S. since 2002, including reprints. Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL recommendation. See our related readings page for suggested links for evaluating books.
Ramadan is coming and Leena is excited. Although she is too young to fast each day during the Muslim holy month, she decides to fast on a Friday that her aunt will be visiting. Now Leena has a dilemma. She receives an invitation to a party which happens to fall on that same Friday. Leena doesn't want to miss the party, but she doesn't want to miss fasting either. So Leena decides to go to the party, but not eat or drink Later, she will join her family for the meal known as iftar, when the daily fast is broken. But when Leena, who is the only Muslim at the party, sees her friends enjoying fresh lemonade and chocolate cake, her stomach starts to growl and her head begins to hurt. Will she keep her Ramadan fast?
When Bilal and his sister transfer to a school where they are the only Muslims, they must learn how to fit in while staying true to their beliefs and heritage
"A glorious array of Allah's never-ending bounties, evoking a child's feeling of gratitude for everything Allah has given--from iman and knowledge, to family and health, from animals and nature, to food and life itself"- - Back cover
"Join Ali as he overcomes his fear of spiders and discovers their usefulness, in today's world as well as during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad"--Back cover
"Beside every person's shoulder there are two angels. They are known as the Kiraman Katibin (the noble scribes). They write down every deed from a person's first day to their last. Inside this book you will find out all about them"-- Back cover
"A wonderful account of the sense of touch given to us by Allah, which can be explored endlessly with young children, encouraging them to give thanks to our Creator"--Back cover
"This beautiful celebration of our five senses conveys the many gifts that Allah has bestowed on us and encourages the young child to always give thanks to our Creator"-- Back cover
"A wonderful account of the sense of hearing given to us by Allah, which can be explored endlessly with young children, encouraging them to give thanks to our Creator"- -Back cover
"When a new Christian king decides to pull down the beautiful Mosque of Cordoba, three old friends decide something must be done on behalf of all the citizens, whether Moslem, Jew or Christian"--Back cover
Aneesa and her grandmother come up with a plan to help two girls who are refugees celebrate Eid in America