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5+years

The Proudest Blue

Author: Ibtihaj Muhammad with SK AliIllustrator: Hatem Aly

When schoolkids poke fun at sister Asiya’s first hijab, Faizah remembers Mama’s encouraging words of wisdom and their strong sibling bond. This empowering story, with arresting lyrical language and highly evocative illustrations, promotes the power of resilience and being proud of your identity and beliefs.

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  • Nominated: Goodreads Choice Award for Picture Books 2019
  • Own Voice
  • Black representation
  • Muslim representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead