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By Natalie Maydell and Sep Riahi. Heba Amin, Illustrator. Multi-award winning picture book chronicling the lives of 13 Muslim women in history who have lived extraordinary lives and influenced their communities in a positive way, often overcoming extreme hardship and inaccurate stereotypes that have been placed on the identity of women in Islam. Global Content Publishing (2008), English, Hardcover: 120 pages, Grades 5 & up.
Among the profiled are: 1) Khadija bint Khuwaylid - Arabia - First Wife of the Prophet (ra); 2) Aisha bint Abi Bakr - Arabia - Wife of the Prophet (ra); 3) Al-Khansa - Arabia - Poet; 4) Rabi a al-Adawiyya - Iraq - Woman Saint; 5) Arwa bint Ahmed al-Sulayhiyya - Yemen - Queen of Yemen; 6) Sultan Razia - India - Warrior Queen of Delhi; 7) Nana Asmau - Nigeria - Scholar and Poet; 8) Tjut Njak Dien - Indonesia - Guerrilla Leader; 9) Halide Edib Adivar Turkey - Novelist and Activist; 10) Umm Kulthum - Egypt - Singer; and more.