Reem Faruqi is an award winning author who enjoys writing lyrical stories that reflect her own experiences.
Author Contact Info
Reem Faruqi lives in Atlanta with her husband and three daughters. She is the award-winning children’s book author of Lailah’s Lunchbox, a book based on her own experiences as a young Muslim girl immigrating to the United States. After surviving Atlanta traffic and the school drop off, Reem spends her days trying to write, but instead gets distracted easily by her toddler, camera, and buttery sunlight. You can find her at www.ReemFaruqi.com or on Instagram or Twitter.
Lailah’s Lunchbox (Tilbury House Publishing, 2015)
Awards for Lailah’s Lunchbox:
*2019 Daybreak Children’s Picture Book Award — Recognizing Muslim Women’s Contributions to Literature
*Notable Social Studies Trade Book For Young People 2016, a cooperative Project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council
*Featured Book of the Month, Anti-Defamation League
*American Library Association Notable Book for Children 2016
*Skipping Stones Honor 2016
*International Literacy Association Choices Reading List
Unsettled (HarperCollins 2021)
I Can Help (Eerdmans, 2021)
Amira’s Picture Day (Holiday House, 2021)
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