The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story

People, Identity & Culture
Rebecca Hickox
Will Hillenbrand
Age Group:
Holiday House
People, Identity & Culture

An Iraqi version of the Cinderella story known in Arabic as "The Red Fish and the Clog of Gold".This is the story of Maha, a fisherman's daughter, and her tribulations with her stepmother and stepsister. Maha finds a small red fish in a basket one day. Releasing it back into the water, she is told that no kindness goes unrewarded. The fish becomes her source of help whenever life becomes too difficult.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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