articles ABOUT my books AND ME:
Parents, we need to teach our children about the dangers of hate-laced speech against Muslims, Washington Post, April 9, 2019
Raising Her Voice: A Rockville children’s author hopes to help readers understand what it means to be Muslim American, Bethesda Magazine, Jan-Feb 2018
As Diverse Kids' Books Increase, A Chance for More Muslim Stories, Goodreads, August 7, 2017
Authors Share Stories about Friendship, Study Abroad, and More, Barnes & Noble, July 20, 2017
Teachers Write 7.13.17 Quick-Write with Hena Khan, Kate Messner, July 13, 2017
Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid, NPR, July 6, 2017
Muslim-American kids need to see more of themselves in pop culture, Literary Hub, May 3, 2017 (an essay written by me)
The breakout stars in Donald Trump’s America are Muslim Americans, Moneyish, March 24, 2017
A step toward greater diversity in children’s books: Hena Khan’s ‘Amina’s Voice’, The Washington Post, March 20, 2017
Read an exclusive excerpt from Hena Khan's new book, Amina's Voice, Entertainment Weekly, March 3, 2017
26 fantastic authors of Muslim descent to read right now, Entertainment Weekly, February 2, 2017
Curious George celebrates Ramadan for the first time, Middle East Eye, July 4, 2016
Curious George embraces Ramadan, Al Jazeera English, July 3, 2016
Ramadan: Curious George's latest adventure, The Toronto Star, June 30, 2016.
Ramadan piques George's curiosity, Winnipeg Free Press, Brenda Suderman, June 16, 2016
"The Orlando Shootings and American Muslims" The New Yorker, June 12, 2016.
"This Ramadan, Curious George Teaches Kids About Islam and Muslims" Huffington Post, June 6, 2016.
"No Monkey Business: Curious George Celebrates Ramadan" My post on the Children's Book Council's diversity blog.
"The New Curious George Book Teaches Kids About Ramadan, Buzzfeed, March 7, 2016.
'Curious George goes to the mosque", The Times of Israel, March 6, 2016.
Curious George participates in Islamic holidays in latest book, The Washington Times, March 1, 2016.
"Curious George celebrates Ramadan in new book," New York Daily News, February 29, 2016.
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns, Altmuslimah, October 16, 2012 An interview with me about my books, inspiration and experience as a writer