The Wonders We Seek by Saadia Faruqi audiobook

The Wonders We Seek: Thirty Incredible Muslims Who Helped Shape the World

By Saadia Faruqi  and Aneesa Mumtaz
Read by Dalia Ramahi

Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins 9780062973443

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • Available on 06/07/2022

    ISBN: 9798200970391

  • Available on 06/07/2022

    ISBN: 9798200970384

  • Available on 06/07/2022

    ISBN: 9798200970407

Runtime: 3.19 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In this biographical collection, authors Saadia Faruqi and Aneesa Mumtaz highlight some of the talented Muslim physicians, musicians, athletes, poets, and more who helped make the world we know today.

A brilliant surgeon heals patients in the first millennium.

A female king rules the Indian subcontinent.

A poet pours his joy and grief into the world’s best-selling verses.

An iconic leader fights for civil rights.

And many, many more.

Throughout history—from the golden age of the empires of Arabia, Iraq, Persia, and India, up to modern day—Muslims have shaped our world in essential ways, with achievements in music, medicine, politics, human rights, literature, sports, technology, and more. Give this book to readers who are excited to learn about the great figures and thinkers in history!

The authors introduce their book with a personal letter to the reader, setting out their motivations and hopes for the stories they are telling. The backmatter includes a glossary and bibliography for readers’ further research and learning.

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook. 

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Saadia Faruqi

Author Bio: Saadia Faruqi

Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani American author, essayist, and interfaith activist. Her book Meet Yasmin! received starred reviews, and she is also author of the adult fiction book Brick Walls: Tales of Hope & Courage from Pakistan. She lives with her husband and children in Houston, Texas, where she is editor-in-chief of Blue Minaret, a magazine for Muslim art, poetry, and prose.

Titles by Author

Author Bio: Aneesa Mumtaz

Author Bio: Aneesa Mumtaz

Aneesa Mumtaz is a Pakistani American educator and academic writer. She served as the principal of St. Patrick’s College of Education in Karachi and is a founding member of the Society of Pakistani English Language Teachers (SPELT). Aneesa now lives in Michigan with her family.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 3.19
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English