11 a.m. EST Saturday, March 27, 2021
In My Mosque Live Storytime + Q&A
FREE with RSVP
Link includes option to purchase the book for $24
In partnership with Source Booksellers, join us for an online storytime celebrating the new picture book In My Mosque. Step in and discover the traditions and wonder of the mosque in this lyrical debut picture book from author M. O. Yuksel, with gorgeous artwork from New York Times bestselling illustrator Hatem Aly. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom, this book is perfect for fans of All Are Welcome and The Proudest Blue.
This event will include a reading of the book and Q&A with the author. Register for free or for a $24 book ticket which includes a copy of In My Mosque, shipped to you on or after the release date of March 23. The book also includes backmatter with an author’s note, a glossary, and more information about many historical and significant mosques around the world.
M.O. Yuksel is a children’s book author who grew up attending many beautiful mosques around the world. With roots in Turkey and Uzbekistan, she loves writing about diverse cultures and fascinating historical figures. Visit her online at moyuksel.com.
Hatem Aly is an Egyptian-born illustrator whose work has been published all over the world. His illustrations have earned multiple starred reviews and positions on the New York Times bestseller list including The Proudest Blue (with Ibtihaj Muhammad & S.K. Ali), the Yasmin series (with Saadia Faruqi) and The Inquisitor’s Tale (with Adam Gidwitz). He currently lives in beautiful New Brunswick, Canada, with his wife, son and more pets than people.
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