Arab and/or Muslim Children Books for 2013 {Resource}

Marhaba/مرحبا (welcome in Arabic) and all these stunning children books that will be published in 2013 for Arab and/or Muslim kids, to enjoy!

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Colours of Islam by Shireen Adams

Gaza Writes Back by Refaat Alareer

Growing Up Muslim by Sumbul Ali Karamal

Apple Tree: Prophet Says Series by Mariam Al Kalby

Deep in the Sahara by Kelly Cunnane

Kids Guide to Arab American History by Yvonne Wakim Dennis

The Garden of My Imaan by Farhana Zia

My Grandfather’s Masbaha by Susan Daniel Fayad

Azzi in Between by Sarah Garland

Arab World Thought of It by Saima S. Hussain                     

Hind’s Hands: A Story about Autism by Jamila Alqarnain & Karimah Alhark          

Yippee! It’s Eid-ul-Adha by Farjana Khan

Sunbolt (The Sunbolt Chronicles) by Intisar Khanani

Lulu and the Very Big Meanies by Mac McGooshie            

Teaching Kids The Holy Quran by Mezbauddin Mahtab

Feraj and the Magic Lute: An Arabian Folktale by Ann Malaspina                

My 30 Days of Ramadan by Solmaz Parveenm

Silly Monkey by Rhoda Sye          

Wahid and His Special Friend by Robyn Saleem-Abdusamad                      

Night Letter by Meghan Nuttall Sayres                  

Servant by Fatima Sharafeddine

When Wings Expand by Mehded Maryam Sinclair                    

Street Cats of Marrakech by Dee S. Tóth-Jones 

Little Batul’s Eid Celebration: The Most Pleasant Festival of Sacrifice by Munise Ulker

Nasreddine by Odile Weulersse

Montmorency’s Book of Rhymes by T. J Winter  

Arab Adult Reference Books

Corpse Washer by Sinan Antoon

Arabic Stories by Hezi Brosh

Sex and the Citadel by Shereen El-Feki

Compassionate Warrior: Abd el-Kader of Algeria by Elsa Marston Harik   

Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an by Denise Spellberg 

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