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.
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.