Mitali Perkins sweet and restrained story underlines the message that we all belong and can create a space for our culture and experiences
At the end of Passover in Fez, Miriam is excited for the Mimouna celebration to begin. She is especially eager to help her mother make special paper-thin moufleta pancakes. However, with no flour at home, and at this late hour, how will they make this treat? She joins her mother on a trip to a… Continue reading A Sweet Meeting on Mimouna Night
The Unexpected Friend is story about kindness and compassion and the Rohingya community’s plight that has gotten little international attention.
Seeking to actively engage my son, I formed a monthly reading circle with a small group of Muslim friends. A place for them to speak freely about their concerns, spark curiosity about their identity and understand how it intersects and weaves beyond themselves.
Hunted By the Sky, Tanaz Bhatena's new young adult fantasy novel is an inspired resistance read
Like the Moon Loves the Sky is a heartwarming universal prayer of love and hope
My Grandma and Me (Mina Javaherbin, Author, Lindsey Yankey, Illustrator, published 2019) In this warm and enveloping look at universal love, author Mina Javaherbin takes a nostalgic snuggle back into her childhood in Iran growing up with her grandmother or Khanom as she lovingly used to call her. Her world centers around this kind loving… Continue reading Nurturing love and kindness
Our hope is that the books on our lists can serve as a resource for teachers, librarians, and parents to introduce multicultural stories about Muslims and Jews. Our booklists are structured in ways that encourage cross-pollination of themes and ideas as well as intersectionality of experiences.