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 →
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.
So I was scrolling twitter and I saw this...(Credits to the artist at the bottom right). This hit me so vividly and so rawly. This. This. This is how I've felt for years. This is how I feel now. Right this instant. A constant battle of "I know I have it in me so why... Continue Reading →
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 →
Synopsis Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city bears scars of its recent past, when the chaotic tribe of Shayateen djinn slaughtered its entire population -- except... Continue Reading →
MUSLIM VOICES RISE UP – A glimpse at Black Muslim experiences https://wordwoonders.wordpress.com/2019/05/21/muslim-voices-rise-up-a-glimpse-at-black-muslim-experiences/ — Read on wordwoonders.wordpress.com/2019/05/21/muslim-voices-rise-up-a-glimpse-at-black-muslim-experiences/ 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 https://headscarvesandhardbacks.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/ramadanreadathon-2019-the-announcement-sign-up/ — Read on headscarvesandhardbacks.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/ramadanreadathon-2019-the-announcement-sign-up/ 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 →
SYNOPSIS: When Ali first meets Amirah, he notices everything about her—her hijab, her long eyelashes and her red trainers—in the time it takes to have one look, before lowering his gaze. And, although Ali is still coming to terms with the loss of his mother and exploring his identity as a Muslim, and although... Continue Reading →
SYNOPSIS "New Friends, New Adventure, New Mystery! Ayesha, Sara, and Jess are back in an exciting new adventure, and this time they're off to Spain! When a fellow passenger's beloved grandpa strangely disappears, Ayesha and her friends gladly join in the search for the missing person. But as Ayesha delves further into the mystery, the... Continue Reading →