More on Muslim Teens in Young Adult Fiction: Bifocal

In March, MMW ran a guest post by Özlem Sensoy and Elizabeth Marshall about representations of Muslim women and girls in young adult literature (part one, part two, and part three.)  The article focuses on stories, written by non-Muslim Western authors, of Muslim girls living in places like Afghanistan, and the kinds of images that are created through these novels.  In their introduction, they ask: "Does popular young adult fiction about Muslim girls build understanding or reinforce stereoty … [Read more...]