Basirah the Basketballer says Insha'Allah
By Hafsah Dabiri (Ruqaya's Bookshelf)
This Muslim girl dribbles, spins, and scores! In this beautifully written Islamic story book for kids, Basirah just wants ONE thing...
Basirah loves basketball. She never misses a single game! Her heart is set on becoming the captain of her basketball team - will saying "Insha'Allah" make her dreams come true?
An exciting story about trusting in Allah and good sportsmanship!
Rated one of the top 10 favourite Islamic Books from 2019, by mamateachesme.com.
"There is so much to learn from this beautiful story: teamwork, friendship, hard work, trusting Allah and accepting His decree even if it is not what we want." - 5 star review by Book Nook
Notes from the author: "The aim is to inspire little Muslim girls of colour not only to be sporty but to not be scared of the ups and downs of life! ... The book is here to uplift and show our little girls that they are represented and their dreams of being active are possible!"
Recommended ages: 4+ years