Books by Hena Khan

UNDER MY HIJAB by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2019

"Informative and genuine, the book offers much to learn about the settings and situations of hijab. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A window into the world of a Muslim-American girl and the diverse women in her family and community. Read full book review >
BOUNCE BACK by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"A solid read about being your best self on and off the court, with an appealing Muslim protagonist. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Zayd's basketball obsession shares the spotlight with family developments in this third book in the Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream series. Read full book review >
ON POINT by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2018

"A delightful follow-up from a writer who understands children, family, and culture. (Fiction. 7-10)"
In this second installment of the Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream series, Zayd navigates challenging times on his new basketball team and changing relationships with both his best friend and his favorite uncle. Read full book review >
POWER FORWARD by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2018

"Readers will cheer for Zayd and look forward to the next volume. (Fiction. 6-11)"
Fourth-grader Zayd has the passion to make the gold basketball team, but his latest obstacle might make him miss the upcoming tryouts. Read full book review >
CRESCENT MOONS AND POINTED MINARETS by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2018

"A good accompaniment to the duo's Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns, which featured a Western Muslim family (2012), in a collection of children's books with an Islamic theme. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A beautiful picture book simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people. Read full book review >
AMINA'S VOICE by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A perfect first book for this new Muslim imprint. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A Pakistani-American girl starting middle school learns how to cope with the changes and challenges she faces at home, at school, and within her close-knit Muslim community. Read full book review >
IT'S RAMADAN, CURIOUS GEORGE by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"A rudimentary introduction, with licensed characters that are just along for the ride. (Board book. 2-4)"
For one special month, George accompanies a young friend through fasts, feasts, and good works at the mosque. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"A vibrant exploratory presentation that should be supplemented with other books. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A sophisticated color-concept book featuring a contemporary family introduces Islam to young Muslims and children who don't practice this faith. Read full book review >
NIGHT OF THE MOON by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Warm, lovely, homey. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Yasmeen's mother points out the little sliver of the crescent moon to remind her of the new month that means Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim year. Read full book review >