When it comes to a culture, we always think that we know it very well, but do you? We use the Internet to an extent but we haven’t learned how to filter the information, giving birth to conceptions about a particular culture.
So, today we have brought you the best Muslim YA fiction books which will not only familiarise you with the Muslim culture but also touch your heart with their wonderful stories.
1. Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed
Yes No Maybe So is a cross-cultural romance story. It is about a Jewish guy and a Muslim girl who is trying to adjust in this world with so many social issues. It’s a beautiful love story highlighting the issues like hijab ban and racism.
2. Love From A To Z by S. K. Ali
Love From A To Z is a beautiful story of two Muslim teens who meet during a Spring break trip. This story will tell you how life is full of marvels as well as oddities. Also, the reader will understand how much people are made to go through just because they follow Muslim culture.
3. She Wore Red Trainers by Na’ima B. Robert
This is a story of Ali who is grieving his mom’s death and exploring his identity as a Muslim and Amirah who has promised never to get married.
4. All American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney
This is a story of a Muslim girl Allie who is living a perfect life with her perfect boyfriend. But she has never told him about her religious identity because she was raised never practising it and to keep her religion to herself.
5. Internment by Samira Ahmed
This is an emotional and thrilling story of a seventeen-year-old girl who is forced into an internment camp along with her entire family. She revolts against it with the help of her friends in the camp.
These books are going to change your perception. Tell us your next read in the comment section below.