The Proudest Blue

Author:   Ibtihaj Muhammad ,  Hatem Aly ,  S. K. Ali
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
ISBN:  

9781783449729


Pages:   40
Publication Date:   07 May 2020
Recommended Age:   From 4 to 8 years
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Asiya's hijab is like the ocean and the sky, no line between them, saying hello with a loud wave. It's Faizah's first day of school, and her older sister Asiya's first day of wearing hijab - made of a beautiful blue fabric. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful. In the face of hurtful, confusing words, will Faizah find new ways to be strong? This is an uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond shared by siblings and of being proud of who you are, from Olympic medallist Ibtihaj Muhammad.

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Author:   Ibtihaj Muhammad ,  Hatem Aly ,  S. K. Ali
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
Imprint:   Andersen Press Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 25.40cm , Height: 0.40cm , Length: 25.30cm
Weight:   0.210kg
ISBN:  

9781783449729


ISBN 10:   1783449721
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   07 May 2020
Recommended Age:   From 4 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

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Stark, spiky silhouettes suggest the impact of casual unkindness, while strong, simple poetic language evokes Asiya's calm determination to ignore intolerance. * Guardian * The vivid colour and expressive illustration are just as powerful as words in conveying the passionate message of how to be proud of one's culture, individuality, and religion and how to stay strong protected by the armour of family love... [A]n excellent book about identity and self-confidence for young readers who can see themselves in Asiya or know someone like her and essential for Empathy collections. * LoveReading4Kids *


The vivid colour and expressive illustration are just as powerful as words in conveying the passionate message of how to be proud of one's culture, individuality, and religion and how to stay strong protected by the armour of family love... [A]n excellent book about identity and self-confidence for young readers who can see themselves in Asiya or know someone like her and essential for Empathy collections. * LoveReading4Kids *


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Ibtihaj Muhammad (Author) Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete and to win a medal for the United States in the Olympic Games. An activist, speaker and entrepreneur, Ibtihaj has written a memoir, Proud, and inspired the first hijabi Barbie in her likeness. S. K. Ali (Author) S. K. Ali is the award-winning author of Saints and Misfits and Love from A to Z and the coeditor of an upcoming Eid anthology. She and her sister visited hijab shops every year before the first day of school to choose their proudest colours. 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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