Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Arab American Voices in YA Fiction and Nonfiction

Abirached, Zeina, 1981-

Living in the midst of civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face an evening of appre... More

Daud, Somaiya, author.

"In a world dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She d... More

Elhillo, Safia, author.

"Nima doesn't feel understood. By her mother, who grew up far away in a different land. B... More

Faizal, Hafsah, author.

In a world inspired by ancient Arabia, seventeen-year-old huntress Zafira must disguise herself as ... More

Gharib, Malaka, author, illustrator.

"I Was Their American Dream is at once a coming-of-age story and a reminder of the thousands o... More

Nye, Naomi Shihab.

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Nye, Naomi Shihab.

Forty short stories by an award-winning author and poet. ... More

Safi, Aminah Mae, author.

A Muslim-American teen goes into denial mode about her role in an out-of-control party that occurre... More

Warga, Jasmine, author.

While her mother is out of town, sixteen-year-old Taliah accompanies her estranged father--a famous... More