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  Cover Art: Does My Head Look Big in This? Abdel-Fattah, Randa
Does My Head Look Big in This?
Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style.
360 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Ten Things I Hate About Me Abdel-Fattah, Randa
Ten Things I Hate About Me
Lebanese-Australian Jamilah, known in school as Jamie, hides her heritage from her classmates and tries to pass by dyeing her hair blonde and wearing blue-tinted contact lenses, until her conflicted feelings become too much for her to bear.
297 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: How Does it Feel to be a Problem? Bayoumi, Moustafa
How Does it Feel to be a Problem?
The story of how young Arab and Muslim Americans are forging lives for themselves in a country that often mistakes them for the enemy.
290 p. 2008
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Where I Belong Cross, Gillian
Where I Belong
Thirteen-year-old Khadija, a Somali refugee, becomes a model for a famous fashion designer to help her family back home, while the designer's daughter Freya and fourteen-year-old Abdi, whose family Khadija lives with in London, try to protect her.
245 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Blaze of Silver Grant, K. M.
Blaze of Silver
Using principles of their shared Muslim faith to persuade him, an agent of the Old Man of the Mountain convinces Kamil to lead Will and Ellie into a trap, but Kamil repents and seeks a way to save his friends and redeem himself.
26 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook Hafiz, Dilara
The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook
A discussion of the basic beliefs and customs of Islam includes responses of questionnaires filled out by modern American Muslim teenagers that show the varied ways they show faith in their daily life.
168 p. 2009
Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Three Witches Jolin, Paula
Three Witches
When Trevor's car goes over a cliff, Aliya, a Muslim girl whom he was secretly dating, tries to contact his spirit, an attempt that leads to startling revelations and unlikely friendships.
236 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Nomad Diaries Maxamuud, Yasmeen
Nomad Diaries
"A heartbreaking story of loss, despair and family bonds tested by the destruction of a country."
465 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Guantanamo Boy Perera, Anna
Guantanamo Boy
Six months after the events of September 11, 2001, Khalid, a Muslim fifteen-year-old boy from England, is kidnapped during a family trip to Pakistan and imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he is held for two years suffering interrogations, water-boarding, isolation, and more for reasons unknown to him.
339 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Beneath My Mother's Feet Qamar, Amjed
Beneath My Mother's Feet
When her father is injured, fourteen-year-old Nazia is pulled away from school, her friends, and her preparations for an arranged marriage, to help her mother clean houses in a wealthy part of Karachi, Pakistan, where she finally rebels against the destiny that is planned for her.
198 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The War Within Our Hearts Quadri, Habeeb
The War Within Our Hearts
As integration and assimilation to society is increasing within the Muslim community, youth are battling a variety of enemies that were not faced by their parents. By recognizing that these problems are not unique to an individual but are common place for Muslim youth today, this book will address certain issues which would have otherwise been avoided.
183 p. 2009
Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Boy Vs. Girl Robert, Na'i´ma bint
Boy Vs. Girl
Farhana and Faraz are twins, born 6 minutes apart. Both are in turmoil and both have life-changing choices to make against the peaceful backdrop of Ramadan. Do Farhana and Faraz have enough courage to do the right thing? And can they help each other - or will one of them draw the other towards catastrophe?
260 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: From Somalia with Love Robert, Na'i´ma bint
From Somalia with Love
"My name is Safia Dirie. My family has always been my mum, Hoyo, and my two older brothers, Ahmed and Abdullahi. I don't really remember Somalia - I'm an East London girl, through and through. But now Abo, my father, is coming from Somalia to live with us, after 12 long years. How am I going to cope?"
159 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Mirage Ruff, Matt
The Mirage
In the summer of 2009, Arab Homeland Security agent Mustafa al Baghdadi is plunged into a conspiracy involving Suddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, and the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee when a captured suicide bomber claims that the world in which they live is a mirage.
414 p. 2012
Adult Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Borderline Stratton, Allan
Borderline
Despite the strained relationship between them, teenaged Sami Sabiri risks his life to uncover the truth when his father is implicated in a terrorist plot.
298 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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