Search Results: "Feisal Abdul Rauf"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2012

"A spirited, accessible defense for all believers."
A leading American imam urgently calls for reconciliation and understanding between Islam and other faiths. Read full book review >

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VICTORIA & ABDUL  by Shrabani  Basu
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"King Edward's success in repressing stories of one of Queen Victoria's advisers has now been overturned with solid research and crisp, clear writing."
The story of the Indian man who took the place of John Brown in Queen Victoria's life and heart. Read full book review >

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BE PATIENT, ABDUL by Dolores Sandoval
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"An author's note provides a brief history of Sierra Leone. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Abdul sells oranges in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where it costs money to go to school. Read full book review >

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SASQUATCH IN THE PAINT by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2013

"Fearless, caring sports fiction. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A crisp tale of sports, smarts and what it means to be your own man or woman—or boy or girl, if you happen to be 13. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"In 1996, though, it seems curiously behind the times. (Author tour)"
A spirited collection of stories interspersed with the athlete-author's often clichÇd comments and observations. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 15, 1991

"Place and character are vividly evoked and the distinct flavor of a different culture well caught in a collection that even so, perhaps by its nature, is touched by the already familiar."
An uneven but promising debut collection of sometimes beautifully crafted stories, with Middle Eastern settings, from an Arab-American writer living in the US. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Heartfelt sentiments on how racism, gender equality, and other social and cultural issues in America can be changed for the betterment of all."
Insights into life from the cultural commentator and former Hall of Fame basketball player. Read full book review >

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THE JINNI ON THE ROOF by Natasha Rafi
Released: July 19, 2013

"An affectionate, amusing tale that serves as a sweet introduction to a Muslim observance."
In this illustrated children's book, a boy's prank leads to a better understanding of the true spirit of Ramadan. Read full book review >

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STEALING THE GAME by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"A deft, understated sports thriller with a solid moral compass. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Abdul-Jabbar and Obstfeld (Sasquatch in the Paint, 2013) team up for another exploration of the intersection of sports and life conduct.Read full book review >

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COACH WOODEN AND ME by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 16, 2017

"A pleasant expression of deep appreciation for a man who changed the author's life by enriching it."
One of the greatest basketball players in history reflects on one of the greatest coaches in history. Read full book review >

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WORDS FROM THE SKY by Rayan Abdul-Baki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2013

"A rookie poetry effort that shows a passion that could translate into impressive work in the future."
Young Lebanese poet Abdul-Baki offers a soulful and optimistic, if somewhat unpolished, debut anthology investigating the meanings of powerful words and themes. Read full book review >