About Us

Hello, we are Mena and Zena Nasiri, two Muslim girls who are striving to make a difference in the world. We are avid readers and spend a lot of time in school media centers and our local public library. However, we could rarely find books with female Muslim main characters that we could connect with, and grew up longing to see ourselves in literature. To address this issue, we held a book drive in our community to increase the number of books with female Muslim roles in our school media centers. We decided to expand our reach and started this nonprofit organization. Our goal is to make sure that children like us will be able to read books with characters like themselves and to increase diversity in literature. 

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