About the Author
Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani American writer, essayist and interfaith activist. She writes for a number of publications including the Huffington Post, and is editor-in-chief of Blue Minaret, a magazine for Muslim art, poetry and prose. Her adult short story collection Brick Walls: Tales of Hope & Courage from Pakistan was published in 2015. She resides in Houston, TX with her husband and children.
Perfect for beginning readers who love Katie Woo, Sofia Martinez, and Pedro; Own Voices author Saadi Faruqi subtly weaves Muslim traditions into fun, relatable stories; short chapters and easy-to-follow storylines foster reading independence and pride; Series included on Girls of the Crescent Recommended Reading List