Kidlit in Color – Fueling Regret into Kindness.
Fully Booked podcast by Kirkus: I CAN HELP is featured here at the 36 minute mark as an Editor’s Pick, and I love how they dissected my book, and how they say my name correctly!
Interview with Children’s Book Author Reem Faruqi – Eerdlings Blog, story behind I CAN HELP.
Kicking Back with Kick-butt! – an interview with me where I talk about three interesting things I discovered while working on UNSETTLED.
USA Today – Lailah’s Lunchbox is featured as a children’s book that explores immigration, migration, cultural identity and belonging.
NBC News – 12 books featuring Asians that will inspire young girls to know their value
Today.com – “Playful and heartfelt, this is a book about family missed and friendship found, of making mistakes, speaking up, and learning to flourish in a new home,” – Rajani LaRocca
Podcast: Bookish Society Secrets with Jennifer Naughton
KidLit in Color Interview with Aya Khalil and Reem Faruqi: 3 Books in 2021
Muslim Girl – “UNSETTLED” by Reem Faruqi is our Latest Must-Read Book
Q&A With Reem Faruqi, Unsettled – We Need Diverse Books Blog
Podcast: The Middle Geeks Interview: Reem Faruqi and Fahmida Azim of ‘Amira’s Picture Day’
Unsettled by Reem Faruqi on the May/June Kids’ Indie Next List Preview
“A must–read. Nurah is an immediately captivating, inspiring, and courageous protagonist. I only wish I could have read a book like this when I growing up. At once an enlightening and relatable read with a message that cannot be ignored.” – Stephanie Skees, The Novel Neighbor, Webster Groves, MO
“Playful and heartfelt, this is a book about family missed and friendship found, of making mistakes, speaking up, and learning to flourish in a new home,” – Rajani LaRocca says on Today.com
MG Book Village Fast Forward Friday – UNSETTLED
Mr. Schu Reads – Unsettled
Mr. Schu Reads – I CAN HELP
A few Interviews/Articles about Lailah’s Lunchbox:
During Ramadan, Read These 3 Books by Muslim Authors – The New York Times
Teach your kids about Ramadan with these books – Washington Post
Guest Post: Inspiration behind Lailah’s Lunchbox! – Bookwars Blog
Author Interview and Future Plans – Blue Minaret
P.S. I’m Muslim! – Atlanta Muslim
Teacher Resources for Lailah’s Lunchbox:
To view my published writings, see below!
The Express Tribune: Pyarijan Happy Home Founders Granddaughter Writes A Final Letter
Huffington Post: Cookie Dough Cravings
Huffington Post: The Banished Ones: A Ramadan Reflection
Race in the American Muslim Community – Azizah Magazine
Layali Webzine ~ page 16 & 17 What Motherhood Taught Me About Photography