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Series: iQetab


FATIMA AL FIHRIA, STORY OF THE FOUNDER OF AL QARAWIYIN by Masarat App
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 20, 2012

"While not heavily interactive, this picture-book biography of a Muslim woman known for her devotion to both religion and education may be useful for audiences interested in Islam and women's history. (iPad storybook app. 6-9)"
Although the story of a woman founding a university in Morocco in 859 has fascinating possibilities, this app is little more than a picture book with one touch-activated feature per page. Read full book review >