Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter (Hardcover)

A Father's Letter to His Daughter

By Mark Gonzales, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)

Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You, 9781481489362, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2017

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Description

From Muslim and Latino poet Mark Gonzales comes a touching and lyrical picture book about a parent who encourages their child to find joy and pride in all aspects of their multicultural identity.

Dear little one,
...know you are wondrous.
A child of crescent moons,
a builder of mosques,
a descendant of brilliance,
an ancestor in training.

Written as a letter from a father to his daughter, Yo Soy Muslim is a celebration of social harmony and multicultural identities. The vivid and elegant verse, accompanied by magical and vibrant illustrations, highlights the diversity of the Muslim community as well as Indigenous identity. A literary journey of discovery and wonder, Yo Soy Muslim is sure to inspire adults and children alike.
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