Growing Up Muslim

Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.27 hours)
Product Number: Z100042315
Released: Aug 06, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780804123587
Narrator/s: Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Publisher: Listening Library
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Description

Author Sumbul Ali-Karamali offers her personal account, discussing the many and varied questions she fielded from curious friends and schoolmates while growing up in Southern California-from diet, to dress, to prayer and holidays and everything in between. She also provides an academically reliable introduction to Islam, addressing its inception, development and current demographics. Through this engaging work, readers will gain a better understanding of the everyday aspects of Muslim American life, to dispel many of the misconceptions that still remain and open a dialogue for tolerance and acceptance.

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Author(s): Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Original Publish Date: Aug 06, 2013

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Author(s): Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Product Number EB00156537
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780375983405

Professional reviews

"Ali-Karamali wrote this book at the behest of middle school teachers looking for age-appropriate materials about Islam. As narrator, the author has an easygoing manner, but she betrays her southern California upbringing with her intonation. Each chapter presents a topic relevant to the basic tenets of the Muslim faith and its practices, including diet, fasting, the status of women, dress, and prayer. The personal nature of her account and narration together with the light humor helps to make the content accessible to middle school students as well as to adults who are interested in basic information about Islam and Muslims. J.E.M. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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