Today we're delighted to reveal the cover for We're in This Together by Linda Sarsour! The cover was illustrated by Petra Ericksson. The book will be released on November 29, 2022 by Salaam Reads. Preorder it here and read an exclusive excerpt below. An inspiring and empowering young readers … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal & Exclusive Excerpt for We’re in This Together by Linda Sarsour
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By Gianna Macchia Today we're pleased to welcome Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas to the WNDB blog to discuss their YA graphic novel Squire, out March 8, 2022! Aiza has always dreamt of becoming a Knight. It's the highest military honor in the once-great Bayt-Sajji Empire, and as a member of … [Read more...] about Q&A With Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas, Squire
By Suniti Srinivasan Today we're pleased to welcome Huda Fahmy to the WNDB blog to discuss Huda F Are You, out November 23, 2021! From the creator of Yes, I’m Hot In This, this cheeky, hilarious, and honest graphic novel asks the question everyone has to figure out for themselves: Who are … [Read more...] about Q&A With Huda Fahmy, Huda F Are You
By Rhonda Roumani Growing up, I never saw myself in the books that I read. But as an Arab American, I was okay with that. That’s because, from a very young age, I was painfully aware that in the news and in movies, my people were the enemy. Arabs were sword-wielding, bomb-making terrorists. Or … [Read more...] about Where Are the Arab Authors in Kidlit?
By Aya Khalil Being a mother has its own set of challenges. But being a Muslim and Arab mother can be even more challenging. I constantly worry about my children; of course, there’s the normal worries: What if nobody wants to play with them on the playground? What if they fail math? What … [Read more...] about Celebrating Immigrant Muslim Mothers This Mother’s Day