Asmaa Hussein Collection
This exclusive collection of imported books by the phenomenal Asmaa Hussein will please adults and kids alike.
Our SISTERS selection includes the following books:
A Temporary Gift: A Temporary Gift is a record of journal entries written by Asmaa Hussein, widow of Amr Kassem, during the two years following his departure from this world. This book is about re-learning how to live in the face of immense trauma. It is a reminder that beyond the pain and darkness of loss there is still the potential of light in patience and constancy.
Bismillah Soup: A spinoff of the classic “Stone Soup” folktale, Bismillah Soup is a story about Hasan, a young Somali boy who ventures out to gather his community together for a great feast at the local Mosque!
Nusaiba & the Fifth Grade Bullies: Nusaiba is excited about school – especially show and tell! But after hearing a mean comment in the school hallway about what her mother is wearing, Nusaiba slumps at her desk all day. Through a fantastical journey of adventure and self-discovery, Nusaiba gains the confidence necessary to embrace her identity and stand up for herself.
One Hundred Ice Creams: Harun and Heba can’t wait to relax in their favourite park after a busy week at school. But after a bad experience on the crowded playground, the twins decide to explore a nearby forest instead.They find a different world inside the peaceful calm of the forest, and their small adventure turns out to be much more rewarding.
Yasmine’s Belly Button: It’s Yasmine’s first day of school and she has butterflies in her tummy! Speaking of her tummy, what’s that little round thing on it called again? And what is it for anyway?