Islam

In My Mosque

No matter who you are or where you’re from, everyone is welcome here. From grandmothers reading lines of the Qur’an and the imam telling stories of living as one, to meeting new friends and learning to help others, mosques are centers for friendship, community, and love. M. O. Yuksel’s beautiful text celebrates the joys and …

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The Gift of Ramadan

Sophia wants to fast for Ramadan this year. Her grandma tells her that fasting helps make a person sparkly—and Sophia loves sparkles. But when her attempt at fasting fails, Sophia must find another way to participate. This lovely multigenerational family story explores the many ways to take part in the Ramadan holiday. Islam, Fasting, Family, …

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Basirah the Basketballer says Insha’Allah

Basirah loves basketball. She never misses a single game! Her heart is set on becoming the captain of her basketball team! Will saying “Insha’Allah” make her dreams come true? An exciting story about trusting in God and good sportsmanship! Sportsmanship, Islam, Muslim

Mommy’s Khimar

A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mommy wears. Before she walks out the door each day, she wraps one around her head. A young girl plays dress-up with her mother’s headscarves, feeling her mother’s love for everyone she tries on. Charming and vibrant illustrations showcase the beauty of the diverse and welcoming community …

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My Name is Bilal

After a family move, Bilal and his sister Ayesha attend a new school where they find out that they may be the only Muslim students there. Bilal sees his sister bullied on their first day, so he worries about being teased himself, thinking it might be best if his classmates didn’t know that he is …

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Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, “The Night of the Moon” (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a window into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots from within its traditions have grown. Ramadan, Eid, Muslim, Islam

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