Here at Kidlit These Days, Karina Yan Glaser, NYT bestselling author of the Vanderbeekers series, and I are your kidlit connoisseurs, pairing the best of children’s literature with what’s going on in the world today.
TODAY'S EPISODE: Demystifying the Hijab
Karina and Matthew talk about speaking to children on the danger of hate-laced speech toward Muslims, seeking understanding of hijab and the importance of hijab to some Muslim women, and the implications of a recent challenge to a public school staff dress code that would bar principals and teachers from wearing religious symbols.Joining is special guest Saadia Faruqi, author of the Meet Yasmin series, illustrated by Hatem Aly.
Go to Book Riot's website to listen to Episode 3, "Demystifying the Hijab" or use the following link: https://bookriot.com/listen/demystifying-the-hijab/
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