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Rabiah York Lumbard

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Alexis York Lumbard aka Rabiah York Lumbard is an American Muslim children’s book writer whose debut picture book, The Conference of the Birds with illustrations by renowned artist Demi (Wisdom Tales Press, Sept. 2012), is a contemporary retelling of the classic Islamic work by the 13th century poet Farid ad-Din Attar. Her most recent picture book, The Gift of Ramadan, is a heart-centered approach to the Muslim holiday that goes beyond food to the original impulse of the sacred month (Albert Whitman, April 2019). She has several other PB titles including Everyone Prays: Celebrating Faith Around the World, Pine & the Winter Sparrow, and When the Animals Saved Earth--winner of 2015 Middle East Book Award. No True Believers is her upcoming YA ...more

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No True Believers

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The Gift of Ramadan by Rabiah York Lumbard
"Sophia tries so hard to understand and honor the respectful fasting of Ramadan from sun-up to sun-down.
Can she succeed when there's so much good food and cookies around?

A great fun, supportive and introductory book into Ramadan, Islamic Muslim trad" Read more of this review »
No True Believers by Rabiah York Lumbard
"Highly recommend! This book was engaging, fast-paced, and filled with deep themes about race, identity, xenophobia and the truth. A must read for young adult and mystery fans."
No True Believers by Rabiah York Lumbard
"Author No True BelieversRabiah York Lumbard has written a book close to the political reality of this moment. Today January 6, 2021, when white extremists stormed the highest offices of our nation, assaulting our values as americans... Finishing this" Read more of this review »
No True Believers by Rabiah York Lumbard
"This book was good, but it was also really confusing. I got kind of lost near the end. The hacking kind of got to be a lot for people like me (I mean, I assume this was a problem for others) who don't hack things.

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Precious, precious book. I loved every detail, emotion and moment in this precious story--both the lyrical, warm narrative and the delicious illustrations. As parents we put so much thought into our children's names. It is one of the most joyful mome ...more
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Tameika is just adorable...she sings and dances right into your heart. Can't wait to see what else this author creates. Magical and needed. Thank you. ...more
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“Although people all over the world pray in different ways, it is to each heart the most precious light.”
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“A gem of an island glimmered in the bright, blue sea. Here the winged and webbed, hoofed and horned, mighty and meek, all lived in peace.”
Alexis York Lumbard, When the Animals Saved Earth: An Eco-Fable

“Soar on to the King, the crown jewel,
And then you'll truly see
That nothing is as beautiful
As His grand Majesty.”
Alexis York Lumbard, The Conference of the Birds

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“Although people all over the world pray in different ways, it is to each heart the most precious light.”
Alexis York Lumbard

“He's the King of all the heavens
And all found here below.
To Him, your hearts are like this lake
Reflecting in His glow.”
Alexis York Lumbard, The Conference of the Birds

“Soar on to the King, the crown jewel,
And then you'll truly see
That nothing is as beautiful
As His grand Majesty.”
Alexis York Lumbard, The Conference of the Birds

“All that I am and all that I have is yours.”
Alexis York Lumbard, Pine and the Winter Sparrow

“A gem of an island glimmered in the bright, blue sea. Here the winged and webbed, hoofed and horned, mighty and meek, all lived in peace.”
Alexis York Lumbard, When the Animals Saved Earth: An Eco-Fable

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