Books

Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

For adults and teens

This is the extraordinary account of Amani’s journey through adolescence as a Muslim girl, from the Islamophobia she’s faced on a daily basis, to the website she launched that became a cultural phenomenon, to the nation’s political climate in the 2016 election cycle

Learn more about Amani Al-Khatahtbeh.

Where to find it

Book Discussions Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Skokie Public Library

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Skokie Public Library

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Starbucks

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Morton Grove Public Library

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Morton Grove Public Library

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Morton Grove Public Library

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

For grades 4 - 6

A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this sweet and moving middle grade novel from the award-winning author Hena Khan. Hena Khan is a Pakistani-American who was born and raised in Maryland, where she still lives. She enjoys writing about her culture as well as all sorts of other subjects, from spies to space travel.

Learn more about Hena Khan.

Where to find it

Book Discussions Amina's Voice

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Lincolnwood Public Library

Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter by Mark Gonzales, illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini

For K - 3rd grade

Muslim and Latino poet Mark Gonzales’ touching and lyrical picture book is about a parent who encourages their child to find joy and pride in all aspects of their multicultural identity.

Learn more about Mark Gonzales.

Where to find it

Book Discussions Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Lincolnwood Public Library