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Books, Books, Books: Why your kids need them

Books, Books, Books: Why your kids need them

College savings, RESPs, tutors, good schools, and report cards. These words are all part of today’s parents’ vocabulary in the quest to prepare our children for the future. As parents, it’s fair to say that our children’s future is a huge concern. And without a […]

Five Pillars. Just to Please Allah

Five Pillars. Just to Please Allah

  Five pillars, Just to Please Allah by Rabia Bashir; illustrated by Amir al-Zubi Ages 0+     Ask any Muslim this simple question: what is one of the most important concepts in Islam? Chances are that the majority will reply: The 5 Pillars of […]

It’s Jummah!

It’s Jummah!

  It’s Jummah! by Najia Rastgar and Lyazzat Mukhangaliyeva Ages 0+ years After a nearly three month interlude aka summer break between the two Eids, students in Madinah, and around the world, are once again heading off to another year of studying and learning. For some, […]

Bismillah Soup

Bismillah Soup

  Bismillah Soup by Asmaa Hussein, illustrated by Amina Khan Ages 4+ Set in a village in Somalia, the protagonist, Omar, wants to surprise his mother with a delicious feast. He goes to the local Imam, Shaykh Omar, to get help in putting put his […]

The Pearl Tent Library: A New Project

The Pearl Tent Library: A New Project

Being a mom is a hard job. A really hard job. I think we can all agree on that. There’s the endless cycle of poop diapers and feedings and using the washroom with a spectator while cooking and doing the dishes and laundry…. We’re keeping […]