Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam
Author Sumbul Ali-Karamali offers her personal account, discussing the many and varied questions she fielded from curious friends and schoolmates while growing up in Southern California—from diet, to dress, to prayer and holidays and everything in between. She also provides an academically reliable introduction to Islam, addressing its inception, development and current demographics.
Through this engaging work, readers will gain a better understanding of the everyday aspects of Muslim American life, to dispel many of the misconceptions that still remain and open a dialogue for tolerance and acceptance.
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Review: Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of IslamUser Review - Emilee - Goodreads
This book is simply and delightfully written. It was so fascinating to learn more about the beliefs, customs, and practices of the Muslim people. The author lives in Southern California and often ... Read full review
Review: Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of IslamUser Review - Deb Hendry - Goodreads
I sought out this type of book when I accidently and truly unknowingly placed a couple students who I knew to be Muslim in a quandry by offering them Starburst as a reward. I was unaware that this and ... Read full review