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?
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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