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Kamaly, Hossein

Summary: Beginning in seventh-century Mecca and Medina, A History of Islam in 21 Women takes us around the globe, through eleventh-century Yemen and Khorasan, and into sixteenth-century Spain, Istanbul and India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.082 KAM

Hirsi Ali, Ayaan

Summary: Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Hirsi Ali's meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. This controversial book is a call to arms for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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Nomani, Asra Q.

Summary: "Wall Street Journal" correspondent Asra Nomani chronicles the experiences she had while accompanying other Muslims on the pilgrimage to Mecca required of all Muslims once in their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.352 NOM

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Summary: Islam has more than 1.2 billion adherents worldwide. Today, it is imperative that the West understand Islam's role as both a religion and a way of life, what Muslims believe, their practices and history. This set of twelve thirty-minute lectures present an exploration of Islamic law, mysticism, civilization, and Muslim life and society through the ages. Examines the "struggle for the soul of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 GRE

Summary: In America, there are many misconceptions about Islam, particularly concerning its distinctive veil known as hijab. But how do Muslim women in this country who wear hijab feel about it? In this program, six Muslim women from six different ethnic backgrounds discuss their relation to this traditional garment, as well as what it means in a more general way to practice Islam in the U.S. Interviews...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: What holds up the Astrodome? Why did the Romans leave a hole in the roof of the Pantheon? Tour the world and trace the 2000-year history of domes with award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay. From Houston's astrodome to Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral, to the geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller, this video introduces ingenious designers, recounts rarely told...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOM

Heing, Bridey

Summary: With the promise of glorious holy war and a wife, more than 20,000 foreign fighters flowed into Iraq and Syria, leaving the Islamic State hard-pressed to provide enough wives for the fighters. With the number of foreign women estimated at a few hundred, ISIS has turned to draconian measures like slavery, temporary marriages, and even child brides. Women captives of the group who managed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 HEI

Summary: Since Al Qaeda terrorists attacked the United States on September 11, 2001, a debate has raged about the nature and leadership of the Muslim faith. Is Islam as a religion dominated by repressive extremists who justify the use of violence to achieve their objectives? Or is the religion defined by the majority of the world's moderate Muslims who reject such radical ideology?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program offers fifteen stand-alone segments, or "lecture launchers," from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on a wide range of subjects concerning Islam, including the Hajj, W. D. Mohammed and the Nation of Islam, Muslim voter turnout in the 2000 elections, and the role of women in Islam. The program provides an introduction to Islamic beliefs and practices, as well as reporting on timely...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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