Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness!
A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped up in her mother’s colorful headscarf in this sweet and fanciful picture book from debut author and illustrator Jamilah Tompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn.
A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mommy wears
The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. By focusing on positive thoughts and actions, Muslims build a closer connection with God and come away from the month feeling spiritually renewed.
It's the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat.$21.99ISBN: 9781632061898Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Restless Books - November 20th, 2018
From French author-illustrator duo Richard Marnier and Aude Maurel comes a captivating picture book about creativity, diversity, and self-expression.
This is my town,
simple and typical.
Each house has a door,
two windows, a red roof
—all so predictable
But then one night… someone leaves on their light!
And in the morning,$8.95ISBN: 9780884485872Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Tilbury House Publishers - May 16th, 2017
- First time in Paperback!
- Skipping Stones Multicultural Honor Award
- Alliance Award
- Maine Literary Awards, Finalist
Looking through the tall trees in their backyard in Maine, Shirin and her dad search for a glimpse of the new moon, the sign that the month of Ramadan has begun.$7.99ISBN: 9781452141213Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2015
With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.$16.95ISBN: 9780884484318Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tilbury House Publishers - May 1st, 2015
*2019 Daybreak Children's Picture Book Award -- Recognizing Muslim Women's Contributions to Literature*