The Boy and The Bindi

Written by Vivek Shraya & Illustrated by Ranji Perera

This book is about a young Hindu boy who notices his Ammi (Mother in Hindi) wearing a bindi. The story follows the boy as his mother explains what a bindi is, why she wears it, and finally gives him one of his own. The later half of the book focuses on the boy’s experience wearing a bindi for the first time.

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The Proudest Blue

Written by Ibtihaj Muhammad & Illustrated by Hatem Aly

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This book is about Faizah, her older sister, Asiya’s first day of hijab coincides with the first day of school. The sisters face islamophobic bullying and microaggressions which they overcome them with love, pride and reminders from their mother.

 

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Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story

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COMING SOON!

Written by Reem Faruqi & Illustrated by Lea Lyon

 

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