Mommy's Khimar

Mommy's Khimar

Book - 2018 | First Edition
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"A young Muslim girl puts on a head scarf and not only feels closer to her mother, she also imagines herself as a queen, the sun, a superhero, and more." -- (Source of summary not specified)
Publisher: New York, New York : Salaam Reads, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2018]
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781534400597
Branch Call Number: THOMPKI
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Glenn, Ebony

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sabed
May 08, 2018

Little girl who is very happy when playing with her mommy's Khimars(scarves). Very colorful picture book.

OPL_AmyW May 05, 2018

In this vibrant celebration of love and imagination, a little girl feel empowered while wearing her mother's beautiful Khimar, her headscarf.

EvaELPL Apr 28, 2018

I adored this sweet, colorful picture book that looks at a young Muslim girl and her family. When she puts on her mommy's khimar (in her favorite color, yellow), she can be a queen, a superhero, and part of a community full of love.

PimaLib_TeneciaP Apr 26, 2018

A young Muslim girl spends her day wrapped in her mother's beautiful yellow khimar. She imagines that she is a superhero in cape. She is "Sunshine". She is wearing a crown with a train. She is a shooting star. I loved that this book taught me what a khimar and hijab are. I also love that the young girl shares that while all of the women in her family do not wear khimars, "We are family and we love each other just the same."

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lindseyanderson
Apr 05, 2018

This adorably illustrated picture book stars a young Muslim girl as she describes her mother's khimar and its many imaginative uses. The girl's grandmother is a Christian, not a Muslim, but as the girl says, "We are a family and we love each other just the same." In her Arabic class, both Muslim and non-Muslim children are pictured. It's a sweet, comforting celebration of family and culture.

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