Ali. They belong only to those who said them." Aly's illustrations are beautiful as they bring to life the ocean/sky blue color that Asiya selects for her hijab. I loved the relationship between the sisters. Publisher's Synopsis: THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Just feast your eyes upon all of these debut books to check out and emerging authors to... To see what your friends thought of this book, The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family. Ibtihaj Muhammad, co-author of this wonderful story, shares at the back of the book a tale from her childhood in which, when wearing her hijab at school for the first time, was asked by some spiteful onlookers why she had a ‘tablecloth’ on her head. Book information. This isn't just a story about Islam or hijab, but at the story about siblings, family, School, and life. This valuable story will encourage young readers to try to understand and celebrate differences and to take strength in faith, traditions, and family. ", A book about two Muslim sisters who celebrate pride in their faith by wearing hijab, and also about the cruel remarks bullies can make, and how personal, emotional strength can overcome those remarks. Ibtihaj Muhammad, S. K. Ali, Hatem Aly (artist) 1st paperback ed. One of only sports that allowed a woman to fully cover, fencing was an ideal fit for Muhammad. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. She watches her older sister embrace her first day of wearing her hijab at school and learns much from Asiya’s strength of character and the wisdom in surrounding yourself with friends who respect and welcome her choices. I loved the story and how it explained Hijab worn by young Muslim girls. Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete and to win a medal for the United States in the Olympic Games. There are bullies, but the girls' faith keeps them strong. Love love LOVE this book! But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong. Ali bring listeners an uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond between siblings, and of being proud of who you are. We’d love your help. It’s a true window & mirrors book; readers will see themselves and others will learn about the Muslim faith. Reviewed in the United States on September 12, 2019. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Ideal for a kindergarten or slightly older audience. Ibtihaj Muhammad, co-author of this wonderful story, shares at the back of the book a tale from her childhood in which, when wearing her hijab at school for the first time, was asked by some spiteful onlookers why she had a ‘tablecloth’ on her head. The Proudest Blue : Ibtihaj Muhammad : 9781783449729 Utilizamos cookies para ofrecerte la mejor experiencia posible. The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. The illustrations are adorable and just such a beautiful and wholesome message!!! Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream, is the inspiring story of how Ibtihaj rose above it all with grace and compassion. Please try again. Unlimited listening on select audiobooks, Audible Originals, and podcasts. Buy The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly from Waterstones today! by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Embracing identity and completely empowering: "Don't carry around the hurtful words that others say. Aly's illustrations are beautiful as they bring to life the ocean/sky blue color that Asiya selects for her hijab. by Ibtihaj Muhammad Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Faizah is in awe of her big sister Asiya on the first day Asiya wears hijab to school. Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2020. They are not yours to keep. This is an exceptional book. This is a frequent request at bedtime. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. My 6 year daughter has read this multiple times in 2 days, and couldn't wait to read it to me too, and tomorrow too IA! A powerful, vibrant story about the first day of school - and two sisters on one's first day of hijab - by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad. It’s Faizah’s first day of school, and her older sister Asiya’s first day of hijab – made of a beautiful blue fabric. Cancel online anytime. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. It's Faizah's first day of school, and her older sister Asiya's first day of hijab - made of a beautiful blue fabric. You will get an email reminder before your trial ends. It is the first day of school and Faizah is excited. Readers have a lot to look forward to this year! It is absolutely beautiful. The type of book that will help kids feel seen, and help other kids become more understanding. Pseudonim. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Muhammad is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family— a powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of wearing hijab to school. Ocena ogólna. The other students whispered about Asiya and teased her for wearing a hijab. This is an important book that should be on all the shelves. A fantastic celebration of standing strong in who you are and not being affected but hurtful words of others. Please try again. I wish there had been more exploration of why it was important for the characters to wear hijab, other than it made them feel close to their culture and family. But I suppose that's more of an adult complaint. Gorgeous illustrations accompany an empowering story. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published As Asiya and Faizah's mother says, "Don't carry around the hurtful words that others say. "Some people won't understand your hijab, Mama had said. In The Proudest Blue then we find a story that. And even though she had been counselled, warned and guided by her family, she still struggled to deal with the needless bullying that came from her wearing a scarf around her head as a sign of her faith. There is an important message within this book to share with children and I can’t wait to use this book in my classroom. Ali Illustrator: Hatem Aly. Ibtihaj Muhammad. Beautiful. Ibtihaj Muhammad, S K Ali and Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Format: Paperback. The proudest blue . Muhammad provides an unflinching and honest portrayal of how she managed to stay … A beautiful #ownvoice story about a girl who wears hijab to school for the first time and her adoring little sister. I’m in a weird little pocket of the PNW that is not very diverse. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Reviewed in the United States on November 24, 2019. Faizah’s sister’s new hijab is blue as the sea and sky. ..Written by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. Asiya gets bullied… Buy a discounted Paperback of The Proudest Blue online from Australia's leading online bookstore. I bought this book for my classroom because I always look for multicultural books and diverse authors. The Proudest Blue Synopsis. To Faizah the hijab is the ocean and her sister a princess. Be the first to ask a question about The Proudest Blue. It’s the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it’s her older sister Asiya’s first day of hijab–a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. For her older sister, Asiya, it’s her first day of wearing a hijab at school. Bought for my 4 year old son, A beautiful book with a beautiful message, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 4, 2020. Recenzja. ISBN: 9781783449729. Such a gorgeous cover and illustrations, with an amazing story to go along with it! Ibtihaj Muhammad is best known for being the first Muslim American woman to wear hijab while competing for the United States in the Olympics and the first female Muslim-American athlete to medal in the Olympics, winning bronze with Team USA's Team Sabre. My favorite page - “Don’t carry around the hurtful words that others say. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 14, 2020, Used for telling the story of 'BEING PROUD OF YOUR CULTURE AND RELIGION', Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 14, 2020, wonderful book, illustrations and message. Ali. I love the art so much and this got me squarely in the little sister feels. But not everyone sees hijab as beautif The Proudest Blue - S. K. Ali, Ibtihaj Muhammad - … We talked about how the words of the disrespectful boys in the story would make us feel and how the mother had taught the girls that hurtful words belonged to the people who said them and were not theirs to keep. They are not yours to keep. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 17, 2020. For Faizah, it's her first day of school and for her sister Asiya, it her first day of hijab. The Proudest Blue A Story of Hijab and Family. My white 6 year old daughter asked numerous questions about Islam and we had a great conversation about the character who was bullied for her hijab. Goodreads Choice Awards Project: Read as many of the Best Picture Book nominees as possible. It’s Faizah’s first day of school and she’s got a brand-new backpack and light-up shoes. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible’s, Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. I sobbed while reading it. This is book #18 (of 20) of 2019, and we liked it. 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