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Hena Khan

Biography

Hena Khan

 

 

Hena Khan's first picture book, NIGHT OF THE MOON: A MUSLIM HOLIDAY STORY, was a 2009 Booklist "Top 10 Religion Book for Youth." She lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and sons.

Mehrdokht Amini has illustrated 11 books for children. She grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England.

 

Books by Hena Khan

by Hena Khan - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Friendship, Prejudice , Racism

Amina has never been comfortable in the spotlight. She is happy just hanging out with her best friend, Soojin. Except now that she’s in middle school everything feels different. Soojin is suddenly hanging out with Emily, one of the “cool” girls in the class, and even talking about changing her name to something more “American.” Does Amina need to start changing too? Or hiding who she is to fit in? While Amina grapples with these questions, she is devastated when her local mosque is vandalized. AMINA'S VOICE brings to life the joys and challenges of a young Pakistani American.

by Hena Khan and Mehrdokht Amini - Children's, Nonfiction, Religion

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.