Mr. Fuss Pot

The story I am about to tell you is about my older brother.  His name was actually Rashid, but he had a very fussy nature and because of his fussy ways, my mom began calling him Mr. Fuss Pot. Soon everyone in the neighborhood called him Mr. Fuss Pot too! My brother didn’t mind being... Continue Reading →

A Special Princess

Dear children, you must have heard stories about princes and princesses, living happily ever after in their castles, wearing grand clothes and fine jewelry, holding banquets of fine foods for their guests. All this sounds like a world quite different from ours! But today we will tell you a story of a very special princess.... Continue Reading →

Upside down

Maria never liked to be told that she had to go to bed. And tonight was no different. She finally dragged her feet up the stairs and got ready for bed. She offered her Isha prayers and remembered to say all her duas. As she lay in bed, she turned to her right with her... Continue Reading →

Squabble, Squabble.

Humaira and Amina are sisters. Since morning they were very excited because their mother was going to take them to the mall. Eid was just around the corner and their mother was going to take them to buy new clothes and shoes.  She started to smile at the girls’ excitement at going shopping. They were... Continue Reading →

A Careless Blame

When Sarah came in after playing outdoors one evening, her mother asked her to settle down to do her homework. Now that she was in third grade, Miss Aliya, her teacher, had wanted the class to practice writing a short story in cursive. But what could she write with? Once again her pencil was missing!... Continue Reading →

The Pearl Necklace

The pearl Necklace is a true story about a man who lived in Makka many years ago. His name was Abu Bakr Muhammad. He was a good man who would spend most of his time praying, remembering Allah and seeking knowledge. Let’s listen to his story. A long time ago, I used to live in... Continue Reading →

Forever & Ever

Zahid’s father had passed away just a few years ago. Just last week his mother passed away as well. Now he was left all alone in the world except for his uncle Osman who was a sailor. He would spend most of his life at sea never staying in one place for more than a... Continue Reading →

Black Heart

One day when Saad came home from school, he seemed upset and unusually quiet. His Dad observed his silence and after they had eaten their lunch, he asked Saad… “What’s wrong Saad? You seem upset…You are never this quiet when you come back from school.” “Yes, Dad. I am really upset today. There’s a new... Continue Reading →

The Past & The Pious (Part 3)

Laila’s vision was a blur for the first few moments, allowing her eyes to get adjusted to the blinding light of the sun. She flinched as a loud voice filled the air, followed by a softer, clearer tone. Cautiously getting to her feet, she looked around. Where was she now? Ringed around her was a... Continue Reading →

The Past & The Pious (Part 2)

Laila’s eyes blinked open slowly. This time, she had appeared in the middle of a large field where many people were cheering. The noise was so loud, she sat up hurriedly. She looked around and spotted something that nearly took her breath away. Standing in the center of the field was a strong, middle-aged, holding... Continue Reading →

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