Overall the book feels as cozy and inviting as a cup of tea, except for an unfortunate glaring error.
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Home is where the heart is
Mitali Perkins sweet and restrained story underlines the message that we all belong and can create a space for our culture and experiences
A Sweet Meeting on Mimouna Night
A Sweet Meeting on Mimouna Night written by Allison Ofanansky and illustrated by Rotem Teplow explores interfaith friendship and a connection over shared food and festivities.
The Story of Hope
The Unexpected Friend is story about kindness and compassion and the Rohingya community’s plight that has gotten little international attention.
Using Reading Circles to Inspire Change
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.
An inspired resistance read
Hunted By the Sky, Tanaz Bhatena's new young adult fantasy novel is an inspired resistance read
Like the Moon Loves the Sky
Like the Moon Loves the Sky is a heartwarming universal prayer of love and hope
Nurturing love and kindness
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
We Need Diverse Jewish and Muslim Books: A Conversation
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.