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Salat in Secret

"This beautiful, understated picture book perfectly conveys how it feels to be afraid of outside censure"

Guardian

Find the bravery to celebrate your beliefs and cultural traditions without fear of judgement.
When Muhammad turns seven, his father gifts him his very first salat rug to pray with. Muhammad is excited to begin his salat journey, but is more comfortable silently praying in secret, afraid of the judgement he sees his dad receive when he prays in public. Les mer

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Find the bravery to celebrate your beliefs and cultural traditions without fear of judgement.
When Muhammad turns seven, his father gifts him his very first salat rug to pray with. Muhammad is excited to begin his salat journey, but is more comfortable silently praying in secret, afraid of the judgement he sees his dad receive when he prays in public. Can Muhammad learn to be brave and embrace his salat practice instead of hiding it from the world?

“A beautiful, positive, and welcome portrayal of Black Muslim families... An empowering and important tale of bravery.” Kirkus

“SALAT IN SECRET is the best book I’ve read this year… simply marvelling. SUPERB. CLASSIC. HISTORIC.” – S.K. Ali, NY Times bestselling author of The Proudest Blue

Detaljer

Forlag
Andersen Press Ltd
Innbinding
Innbundet
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
40
ISBN
9781839132698
Utgivelsesår
2023
Format
26 x 26 cm

Om forfatteren

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow (Author) Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow M.S.Ed, is a Philadelphia-based educator and children’s book author. A curriculum writer and former English teacher, she has educated children and teens in traditional and alternative learning settings for 15 years. As an inaugural AMAL fellow with the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC), she developed foundational curricular frameworks for youth and adult anti-racist programming. Her picture books and short stories, which feature young Black and Muslim protagonists, have been recognized as the best in children’s literature by Time Magazine, Read Across America, and NPR.Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Hatem Aly is the illustrator of many books, including the Newbery Honor Book The Inquisitor's Tale. Hatem was born in Egypt, and currently lives in Canada with his wife, son and their many pets.

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"This beautiful, understated picture book perfectly conveys how it feels to be afraid of outside censure"

Guardian

"[a] sincerely wrought celebration of family and faith"

Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Thoughtful text and joyful illustrations make this an engaging and touching read. It will help to ease the anxieties of young children who may be in a similar situation and should encourage others to develop empathy and understanding"

BookTrust

"An empowering story of faith and bravery"

LoveReading4Kids

"A beautiful, positive, and welcome portrayal of Black Muslim families"

Kirkus, starred review

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