Friends From the Other Side
By Gloria Anzaldua
Anzaldúa, G., & Méndez, C. C. (1993). Friends from the other side =: Amigos del otro lado. San Francisco: Children's Book Press.
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This book sheds light on immigration and the desires to escape a country to find a better life in another, and examines the challenges that immigrants face.
Deep in the Sahara
by Kelly Cunnane and Hoda Hadai
Cunnane, K., & Hadadi, H. (2013). Deep in the Sahara. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books.
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Many people, specifically of western cultures, have the impression that Muslim women are oppressed, in regards to dawning a veil or arranged marriages. This book does an excellent job of explaining the true meaning of the veil and its importance to honorable Muslim women.