She Made It” egment on the Today Show with Meghan Kelly, March 8, 2018, featuring on-air reporter Tahera Rahman, whose dream of becoming a television reporter was complicated by her choice to wear the Islamic head covering known as hijab.
Panel discussion with local residents of State College PA who are Muslims, discussing their experiences as Muslims. See also link to Atlanta Journal-Constitution at muslims-america-the-numbers.
Documentary about Puerto Rico American rapper Hamza Perez and his path toward becoming a Muslim, set in Pittsburgh, PA, and featuring the Muslim community in that city,
The Grand Mosque of Paris: a Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix
Illustrated story from the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II, when Jews and their families found refuge in the Grand Mosque of Paris complex, where they were protected along with escaped prisoners of war and other groups under persecution or pursuit, including children.
Picture book for ages 6 and up about the Syrian civil war and the refugee families that resulted. A much-awarded book with author/illustrator images of great beauty featuring a boy’s attachment to the birds of his memory and his healing process toward hope.
Biography of Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad for middle elementary level readers, aligned to Common Core standards, with photographic illustrations.
Story of Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani education activist who survived an attack and went on to global renown as a champion for girls’ education.
Story of fencing champion Ibtijaj Muhammad and her struggle as a woman and a Muslim in the high-powered world of Olympic-level competition.
Bibliography of well-reviewed, award winning and useful books for librarians and educators on Islam and Muslims, a variety of genres and age levels
A brief overview of Islam and Muslim civilization by a highly respected public intellectual and scholar of world religions.