Review: The Illustrated Quran by David Anthony & Siraj Publications

SYNOPSIS The Illustrated Quran is a revolutionary teaching tool for youth aged 9-13 that encourages thoughtful and critical reading of the Quran through the use of an up-to-date translation that includes a unique colour coded system of notes to improve reading comprehension without distracting from the original Arabic text and message.   Review:★★★★★ I didn’t... Continue Reading →


Diversity/Representation In Fiction

This…I have nothing to say other than this.
When we ask for diversity, this is what we mean.
This is not a white world, so all of our books should not have to be dominated by all white characters.

Give this a read.

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As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh and welcome back to another discussion post. Today I want to talk you all about the topic of representation and diversity in fiction.

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Review: Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali

Synopsis A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together.  An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact that there are hateful people in the world. Like Zayneb’s teacher, who won’t stop reminding the class how... Continue Reading →

MUSLIM VOICES RISE UP – A glimpse at Black Muslim experiences

MUSLIM VOICES RISE UP – A glimpse at Black Muslim experiences — Read on With the hectic nature of Ramadan, I completely forgot about the MUSLIM VOICES RISE UP segment. I was reminded when Fadwa tagged me for a piece that I wrote for today's portion. Check out today's posting and be sure... Continue Reading →

#RamadanReadathon 2019 | The Announcement & Sign-Up

#RamadanReadathon 2019 | The Announcement & Sign-Up — Read on Ramadan Readathon has started! I'm not participating because I want to focus on the Quran and I don't want to put too much on my plate however for those of you who want to participate, the sign up sheet and more info is... Continue Reading →

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