Islamic Schools League of America

The Reading List

Excellent children's books (literature) commonly found in K-12 school libraries are rated and recommended for Islamic content.


View or download the Reading List to your computer in PDF format



Browse or search our Reading List online - an interactive data base of books previewed for Muslim children.


Learn about the values and morals that guided the choice of books in the Reading List.

This list suggests appropriate books for students and rates them based on the following criteria:

* Well written book with minimal or no un-Islamic values.

** Very well written book with at least one Islamic value.

*** Strongly endorsed book that is excellent in terms of reading enjoyment and contains Islamic values.

The initial book list, ratings, and summaries are primarily the work of Dr. Freda Crane Shamma.

Last Updated Wednesday, June 26 2013 @ 12:34 PM EDT    
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