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The Treasure at Bayan Bluffs by Farah Zaman illustrated by Kim Zaman

At 231 pages this book claims to be for ages 9 to 18 and that’s a pretty large spread for a mystery, yet alone an Islamic fiction one by a first time author.   729 more words

Muslim Characters

About Death

Curious is the case of human. He runs towards the world he can  never catch. And runs away from the death he can never escape. 602 more words

One Hundred Ice Creams by Sumayyah Hussein illustrated by Derry Maulana

This book on my first reading reminded me a lot of Amira’s Totally Chocolate World in that it takes a religious idea, in this case Jannah or heaven, and uses a child’s excitement for a favorite food to explore it.   799 more words

Elementary Fiction

Broken Moon by Kim Antieau

I didn’t initially think the premise of the book was terribly original: a poor scarred girl in Pakistan working as a servant, cuts her hair to look like a boy and be free to move about and rescue her brother.   1,205 more words

Muslim Characters


Strange how often the Scriptures of the Holy Bible seem to fit the current political situation.

I wonder if you have noticed any parallels. For example, In the book of Isaiah, in the Hebrew Bible, God condemns the people of Israel for their meaningless sacrifices and pointless festivals. 1,100 more words

Christian Reflections

Ruler of the Courtyard by Rukhsana Khan illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Set in Pakistan, Saba has to cross the courtyard to get to the bathhouse.  Fearful of the chickens that seem to have it in for her, she braves the distance in a dashing sprint and slams the door to relish in the safety of a chicken free patch of space.   187 more words

Muslim Characters

End of Ramadhan Celebration

Eid Mubarak (Blessed celebration) to all the Muslims everywhere! Eidl Fitr or Festival of Breaking of the Fast is on July 6, 2016. This ends the muslims’ obligatory month long fasting during the month of Ramadhan. 531 more words