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Publisher 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

GENRE
Religion & Spirituality
RELEASED
2014
August 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
120
Pages
PUBLISHER
Global Content
SELLER
Eminent LLC
SIZE
27.1
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 5 and Above