The Proudest Blue: A Story Of Hijab And Family

byIbtihaj MuhammadIllustratorHatem Aly

September 10, 2019|
The Proudest Blue: A Story Of Hijab And Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad
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A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one''s first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad.

With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It''s the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it''s her older sister Asiya''s first day of hijab--a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong.

Paired with Hatem Aly''s beautiful, whimsical art, Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad and Morris Award finalist S.K. Ali bring readers an uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond between siblings, and of being proud of who you are.
Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete for the United States in the Olympic Games. She is also the first female Muslim American to medal at the Olympic Games, winning bronze in the women''s saber team event. An activist, speaker, and entrepreneur, Ibtihaj has written a memoir, Proud, and in...
Title:The Proudest Blue: A Story Of Hijab And Family
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:40 pages, 10.45 X 10.45 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.45 X 10.45 X 0.6 in
Published:September 10, 2019
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Appropriate for ages:4
ISBN - 13:9780316519007

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