Books for Kids: April is Arab American Heritage Month

Let’s Celebrate! In honor of Arab American Heritage Month, we put together a list of books for children. This booklist is intended to highlight Arabic culture, history, and authors.

Picture Books

The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha
Halal Hot Dogs by Susannah Aziz

The Proudest Blue : a story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali
The Arabic Quilt by Aya Khalil

In my Mosque by M.O. Yuksel

Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper

Chapter Books

Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye
Silverworld by Diana Abu-Jaber
Power Forward by Hena Khan
It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
Farah Rocks Fifth Grade by Susan Muaddi Darra

Books for Teens

Check out our books for teens list.