by Narjis Abdul-Majid
Just in time for Eid. #BlackMuslimKidsRead. A list of books that every Black Muslim family should own.
Nanni’s Hijab by: Khadijah Abdulhaqq
What Am I? by: Papatia Feauxzar*
Bashirah and The Amazing Bean Pie: A Celebration of African American Muslim Culture / There Is Greatness In Me by: Ameenah Muhammad-Diggins
Jennah’s First Hijab by Halimah DeOliveira
Mommy’s Khimar by: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Hind’s Hands by: Umm Juwayriyah
Islamic Phonics Readers: From Adam to Zamzam by: Jamila Alqarnain/Karemah Al hark*
The Beauty of My Hijab by: Fatimah Ashaela Moore Ibrahim
*This author has multiple children’s publications.
**By no means is this list exhaustive. If you know of other Black Muslim Reads for kids email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid is a part-time lecturer in the departments of Pan African Studies and Humanities at the University of Louisville and Philosophy Department at Indiana University Southeast. Her research interests focus on the African American and Native American Islamic experiences (Slavery-Melungeons-20th Century Islamic Movements-Present Day) with emphasis on minority voices.