[ISLMA-Share] Books With Muslim Characters
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I just finished reading Amina's Voice, the main character is a 6th grader,
but it is definitely appropriate for 3-5 grade. It's a wonderful story!
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On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 7:09 PM, Email list for the Illinois School Library
Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> Hi Elena,
> I haven't had a chance to read this, but it's on Anderson's Bookshop Mock
> Newbery list. It indicates grades 3-7.
> *Amina’s Voice* by Hena Khan. A Pakistani-American Muslim girl
> struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously
> blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this sweet and
> moving middle grade novel. Grades 3-7
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Email list for the Illinois School
> Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm having a hard time finding books with Muslim characters for 3rd-5th
>> grade. Any and all suggestions are much appreciated!
>> Thanks so much!
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