by Dilara Hafiz, Imran Hafiz, and Yasmine Hafiz
Description: The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook is a pocket-sized but fact-filled, concise but insightful guide to the essentials of Muslim beliefs, presented in a fun and accessible format that appeals to a young adult audience. At the same time, anyone interested in Islam will find this a great source for learning about the basics of the religion and culture. The Handbook eases the complicated process of incorporating Muslim culture and beliefs into the lifestyle of a typical American teenager, expressing the heartfelt belief that one can successfully fill the role of an American Muslim through better education and greater understanding.
"A terrific, personable, and useful book for young Muslims and for people of all ages and faiths including the secular... full of candor, contemporary savvy, and wisdom beyond mere years..."
-Michael Wolfe, author of The Hadj and Taking Back Islam: American Muslims Reclaim Their Faith and film producer of Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet
"A path-breaking and invaluable window into how some Muslim teens are coping with the challenges of growing up in the West... a must-read for all who care about the future of Islam in the West."
-Dr. Jeffrey Lang, author of Struggling to Surrender, Even Angels Ask: A Journey to Islam in America, and Losing My Religion: A Call for Help
"What a delightful, hilarious, wonderful, beautiful book! I loved it!"
-Reza Aslan, author of No God but God: The origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
"I wish this book had existed when I was a teenager."
-Asma Gull Hasan, author of American Muslims: The New Generation and Why I Am a Muslim: An American Odyssey