by Girls of the Crescent

2019

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Girls of the Crescent: Meet the Two Teenagers Fighting for Better Representation in Books" by Girls of the Crescent.

After discovering the importance of making books with female Muslim available in schools and libraries, two girls living in Michigan create a non-profit organization to pursue their mission.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Identity and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people create change?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: