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Telling stories that all can enjoy

By Nesima Aberra | June 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Telling stories that all can enjoy
Sanari gets her copy of the book, “Under My Hijab,” signed by children’s book author Hena Khan at the public library in Takoma Park, Maryland, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.

Children’s books with Muslim characters can help open minds, and provide kids with role models that have stories like theirs. Zara is a curious young Muslim girl with curly brown hair whose grandmother bakes delicious treats in the kitchen. Her mother is a doctor. Her aunt is an artist who rocks pink and purple hair.…

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