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Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World

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Description

Multi-award winning picture book chronicling the lives of 13 Muslim women in history who have lived extraordinary lives and influenced their communities in a positive way, often overcoming extreme hardship and inaccurate stereotypes that have been placed on the role of women in Islam. The following women are profiled in the book: 1) Khadija bint Khuwaylid - Arabia - First Wife of the Prophet (pbuh); 2) Aisha bint Abi Bakr - Arabia - Wife of the Prophet (pbuh); 3) Al-Khansa - Arabia - Poet; 4) Rabi a al-Adawiyya - Iraq - Woman Saint; 5) Arwa bint Ahmed al-Sulayhiyya - Yemen - Queen of Yemen; 6) Sultan Razia - India - Warrior Queen of Delhi; 7) Nana Asmau - Nigeria - Scholar and Poet; 8) Tjut Njak Dien - Indonesia - Guerrilla Leader; 9) Halide Edib Adivar Turkey - Novelist and Activist; 10) Umm Kulthum - Egypt - Singer; 11) Sabiha Gokcen - Turkey - Military Pilot; 12) Chaibia Tallal - Morocco - Painter; 13) Shirin Ebadi - Iran - Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Awards and reviews
EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN FROM THE MUSLIM WORLD wins 2008 NATIONAL BEST BOOK AWARD October 20, 2008 - Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World has been awarded a National Best Books 2008 Award in the category of Religion: Islam. --USA Book News

EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN FROM THE MUSLIM WORLD wins prestigious Middle East 'Youth Non-Fiction' Book Award. --Middle East Outreach Council

MUSLIM WORLD wins 2008 Moonbeam Children's Books PEACEMAKER AWARD established to honor the best book for promoting world peace and human tolerance. --Independent Publisher

EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN FROM THE MUSLIM WORLD wins prestigious Middle East 'Youth Non-Fiction' Book Award. --Middle East Outreach Council

MUSLIM WORLD wins 2008 Moonbeam Children's Books PEACEMAKER AWARD established to honor the best book for promoting world peace and human tolerance. --Independent Publisher

Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World
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  • $6.99
  • Level: Grades 5 and Above
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Islam
  • Published: Aug 28, 2014
  • Publisher: Global Content
  • Seller: Global Content
  • Print Length: 120 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 3 or later and iOS 4.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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