Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World has won a USA Book News National Best Books 2008 Award in the Religion: Islam category.
The book also won the Moonbeam Peacemaker Award, established to honor the best children's book for promoting world peace and human tolerance in memory of Mattie J.T. Stepanek (1990-2004), whose poetry and messages of hope and peace have inspired millions of people around the world. The Moonbeam Children's Book Awards are designed to honor the best children’s books, authors and illustrators, and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading.
Image note: Al-Khansa, 20in. x 16in., oil and mixed media on canvas.