Muslim Woman (OPL Human Library 2014)

Muslim Women Reformers
Muslim Women Reformers Inspiring Voices Against Oppression By Lichter, Ida Book - 2009 323.0922 L699 Available in some locations
From My Sisters' Lips
From My Sisters' Lips A Unique Celebration of Muslim Womanhood By Robert, Na'íma bint Book - 2006 305.48697 R642 Available in some locations

Annotation:This memoir by a converted Muslim woman uniquely includes the personal narratives of several other converts and systematically describes the process of reversion from first impression through conversion, hijab, and the manner of marriage in Islam

Miroirs et mirages
Miroirs et mirages roman By Mazigh, Monia Book - 2011 French MAZIG Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 3 copies

Annotation:(Roman) La vie et le destin de trois femmes immigrantes et installées à Ottawa.

Of Hockey and Hijab
Of Hockey and Hijab Reflections of A Canadian Muslim Woman By Khan, Sheema Book - 2009 297 K455 Available in some locations

Annotation:A compilation of essays by the author sharing her personal insights on Islam and Muslim life in the wake of 9/11

From Behind the Veil
From Behind the Veil A Hijabi's Journey to Happiness By Khan, Farheen Book - 2009 921 KHAN-K Available in some locations

Annotation:Farheen Khan was the victim of an Islamophobic attack by a stranger in a residential apartment building in Toronto. She managed to elude her attacker but the assault on her body had only just begun...

Je porte le voile
Je porte le voile I wear the veil DVD - 2010 French 305.48697 J43 Available in some locations

Annotation:Il y a seize ans, Natasha se convertissait à l'islam. Trois ans plus tard, suite à la naissance de sa fille Amina, elle décidait de porter le voile. Aujourd'hui, c'est au tour d'Amina. Elle a l'âge traditionnel pour le mettre, seulement elle doute...

Love in A Headscarf
Love in A Headscarf Muslim Woman Seeks the One By Janmohamed, Shelina Zahra Book - 2009 306.82088297 J33j Available in some locations

Annotation:Shelina is keeping a very surprising secret under her headscarf – she wants to fall in love and find her faith. Torn between romantic comedies and mosque Imams, she decides to follow the arranged-marriage route to finding Mr Right, Muslim-style

Inch'Allah dimanche
Inch'Allah dimanche DVD - 2003 French All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Strong-willed Zouina parts tearfully from her mother in the port of Algiers to join her husband working in France. Once they arrive, she and her three small children are at the mercy of her mother-in-law and confused by the strange customs of their local grocer and garden-obsessed neighbour. In French and Arabic with English subtitles.

Infidel By Hirsi Ali, Ayaan Book - 2007 949.2073092 H669h Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 31 copies

Annotation:Somalian-born Ali tells of her journey to Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and Kenya, undergoing genital mutilation, being schooled by strict Muslim teachers, and finally facing shame from her family and clan for turning against Islam. Also available in French as Ma vie rebelle.

Sweetness in the Belly
Sweetness in the Belly By Gibb, Camilla Book - 2005 GIBB Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 15 copies

Annotation:(Fiction) The life story of Lilly, a white Muslim nurse born in Ethiopia to British parents in the 1950s. Also available in French as Le miel d'Harar.

Syngué sabour
Syngué sabour pierre de patience By Rahimi, Atiq Book - 2008 French RAHIM Available in some locations

Annotation:Dans ce roman, qui a lieu "quelque part en Afghanistan ou ailleurs", une jeune femme soigne un mari qui est rendu comateux par une balle qu'il a recu à la tête en combat. La femme profite de la situation pour révéler à l'homme des sentiments et des secrets qu'elle garde depuis dix ans, et en conséquence on apprend un peu aussi la condition féminine dans cette société.

The Good Muslim
The Good Muslim By Anam, Tahmima Book - 2011 ANAM Available in some locations

Annotation:(Fiction) Maya’s brother Sohai rejects all that he once held dear when he becomes immersed in Islam, which creates a rift with his sister. The second novel in a planned trilogy (First book: The Golden Age focuses on the aftermath of the 1971 war for Bangladesh's independence from Pakistan. )

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