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SWOOSH!

swoosh illustration
In this story, Hani faces the decision of removing her hijab in order to play in a basketball tournament or sitting on the bench and watching the game. With the support of her teammates, she stands up to injustice and makes an important decision.
Grade Level
Ann Malaspina
Subject
Civics
Social Justice Domain
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Informational

Zahrah’s Hijab

346 Zahrah's Hijab
As a young Muslim girl, Zahrah wore her hijab to school on what is considered to be the most important day of the weekin Islam—Friday. Not everyone at Zahrah's school understands her religious traditions, but a visit from her mom changes this.
Grade Level
Sean McCollum
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Subject
Civics
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

My Name was Hussein

Hussein, the narrator of My Name Was Hussein, lives in Bulgaria. His Muslim family takes great pride in their religion and traditions. But soldiers soon arrive in their village and force all of the Muslims to adopt Christian names, thereby inhibiting their freedom and identities.
Grade Level
Hristo Kyuchukov
Subject
Civics
History
Economics
Geography
Social Justice Domain
TEXT
Informational

Ramadan

This picture book explains the Muslim holiday Ramadan by answering the 5 Ws: who, what, where, when and why.
Grade Level
K-2
David F. Marx
Topic
Subject
Geography
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

About Feeling Jewish

Kate wants to feel more connected to her Jewish identity and goes to her friend, Emily, for help. Emily's suggestion to read some books about Judiasm seems to do the trick.
Grade Level
Jean Little
Topic
Social Justice Domain