Muslims Represented in Literature

A list of Children's Picture Books + Middle Grade + Young Adult + New Adult + Adult Fiction featuring Muslim Characters. Books may be either #OwnVoices or not.

Feel free to add your own to this list but do avoid adding books that feature tokenism, misrepresentation, sensationalisation, stereotypes and whitewashing.
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4.12 avg rating — 80,179 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 3,443 ratings
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3.65 avg rating — 10,609 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 2,384,149 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 5,988 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 3,358 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 39,945 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 54 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 10,701 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 23,938 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 143,666 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 694 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 202 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 4,653 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 39,481 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 340 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 720 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 8,012 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 65,531 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 1,826 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 7,042 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 35,248 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 10,527 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 6,404 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 11,552 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 3,715 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 328 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 24,331 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 1,129,728 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 803 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 17,830 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings
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3.49 avg rating — 538 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 28,245 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 2,535 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 135 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 8,080 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 1,338 ratings
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40

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3.87 avg rating — 289 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 1,846 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 121 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 686 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 8,914 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 219 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 498 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 1,022 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 10,352 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 59 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 2,421 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 69 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 1,129,728 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 15,745 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 39 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 2,790 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 51 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 2,511 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 114,974 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 1,485 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
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3.45 avg rating — 7,982 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,365 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 128 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 18,796 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 9,849 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 14,304 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 1,119 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 5,208 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 404,688 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 13,174 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 74 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 43 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 2,313 ratings
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4.67 avg rating — 9 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 16 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 970 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 32 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 50 ratings
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3.51 avg rating — 483 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 229,349 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 1,123 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 64 ratings
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3.34 avg rating — 483 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 3,076 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 2,055 ratings
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236 books · 125 voters · list created March 20th, 2016 by Nuzaifa - Word Contessa (votes) .
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Nuzaifa 4806 books
680 friends
Naz 499 books
1191 friends
Clare 6433 books
331 friends
Ruzaika 437 books
159 friends
Cindy III 7611 books
173 friends
Saturday's 1282 books
71 friends
Cindy 8433 books
141 friends
Juwi 1511 books
189 friends

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message 1: by Nuzaifa (new)

Nuzaifa - Word Contessa The title Bestest. Ramadan. Ever. by Medeia Sharif Bestest. Ramadan. Ever. by Medeia Sharif has been removed from this list on the basis that it misrepresents Islam. Please see Joséphine's review here for more details.


message 2: by Shereen (new)

Shereen Malherbe Nuzaifa wrote: "The title Bestest. Ramadan. Ever. by Medeia Sharif Bestest. Ramadan. Ever. by Medeia Sharif has been removed from this list on the basis that it misrepresents Islam. Please see Joséphine's revie..."

Thanks for keeping a check on these types of issues!


message 4: by Mjspice (new)

Mjspice Can I suggest The Mirage by Matt Ruff? It's about an alternate reality where the Middle East is a superpower instead of the US.


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