Milloo's Mind: The Story of Maryam Faruqi, Trailblazer for Women's Education
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About the Author
Reem Faruqi is the ALA Notable author of Lailah's Lunchbox, Amira's Picture Day, I Can Help, Golden Girl, and Unsettled, which is loosely based on Reem's own story. Of Pakistani descent, Reem immigrated to Peachtree City, Georgia, in the United States from the United Arab Emirates when she was thirteen years old. Reem is also a teacher and photographer who loves to doodle. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and three daughters. Visit her online at www.reemfaruqi.com.
Hoda Hadadi has illustrated over 60 children's books. Her intricate artwork, created by hand, is recognized worldwide. Her awards include the Gold Medal for Best Picture Book, International Book Award 2018 USA and Gold Medal for Best Illustrator at the Literary Classics Awards in 2017 for Drummer Girl.
"Powerful prose underscores Milloo's determination and the importance of gender equity in education... The detailed art invites readers to linger over each page, poring over collaged outfits and patterns, all of which evoke a strong sense of place." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)