Friday, July 10, 2015

Your Donations Hard at Work

Meet the newest members of the Islamic Resource Center. Whether you are two or one hundred and two, we have some wonderful new books for you to discover. These fantastic books wouldn't be possible without the generous financial contributions from patrons like you:

In the Shade of the Qur'an (18 vol.)
by Sayyid Qutb

"In the Shade of the Qur'an has been universally recognised as an outstanding contribution to Islamic thought and scholarship, to which students and scholars, as well as contemporary Islamic revivalist movements all over the world, owe a great deal. Now that it is available in English, it will continue to enlighten and inspire millions more. It will take its rightful place as an indispensable work of reference for a proper understanding of contemporary Islamic
                                                                                    thinking." -- Back cover.

Stories from the Sahaba (5 vol.)
by Noura Durkee
"IQRA's series, Stories of the Sahaba, is a unique set of books adapted by Noura Durkee. This series presents the lives of the Sahaba, or the companions of the Prophet Mohammad (s), for younger generations of Muslims through rich and engaging stories." -- Noorart website.

Ilyas and Duck and the Fantastic Festival of Eid-al-Fitr
by Omar S Khawaja, illustrated by Leo Antolini
"Eid-al-Fitr is here. Ilyas & Duck are ready to enjoy the day but Duck is confused about how Eid is celebrated. Duck's confusion turns to curiosity and culminates with a fantastic discovery about this exciting festival of breaking the fast.
Join Ilyas & Duck in this action packed story as they explore the fun and excitement of Eid and learn about the charitable nature of it all." -- Inside cover.

Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story
by Reem Faruqi, illustrated by Lea Lyon
     "Lailah is growing up, and this Ramadan will be the first one when she will fast. But Lailah's family moved from Abu Dhabi to America last year, and things are different now. Her mother gives her a note for her teacher, explaining why Lailah is not bringing her lunch. But reading the note fills Lailah with worry. Will her teacher understand? Will her classmates?
     At lunchtime, her concerns drive her to the library, where she finds a way to overcome her fears and explain the meaning of Ramadan to her new school
family." -- Back cover.

Come in to the Islamic Resource Center today for these and many others.

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