New Releases

Amira’s Picture Day (Holiday House) for April 6th, 2021. To Be Illustrated by FAHMIDA AZIM

Ramadan is over and Amira can’t wait to celebrate Eid. Spotting the new moon, she celebrates because Eid is tomorrow and she gets to miss school to go to the mosque for the Eid prayer and brunch.  But then she realizes that tomorrow is Picture Day at school. How will her class remember her if she’s not in the class picture? What will Amira do? 

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2. Unsettled (Harper Collins) Summer 2021. Cover Art by Soumbal Qureshi.


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This is my debut Middle Grade book and I can’t wait for you to read it! Info behind the book deal going to auction is here. An interview with the illustrator Soumbal Qureshi and cover designer Molly Fehr on designing this cover is here.


3. I Can Help (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers) August 10th, 2021. To Be Illustrated by Mikela Provost.

Zahra often happily volunteers to help a fellow classmate who needs a little extra assistance in school. It is only when she gets picked on by two popular students for helping him, she decides to distance herself from the fellow classmate to fit in more with her popular classmates. Later, she feels regret for her actions, but it is too late. Now, she decides to take matters into her own hands…


4. Milloo’s Mind (HarperCollins 2023). To be Illustrated by Hoda Hadadi.

You can read more about my award-winning book Lailah’s Lunchbox here, and order it here.

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