articles ABOUT my books AND ME:
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)
A new voice in kid's books, Time for Kids, April 14, 2017
A Pre-Teen Takes On Middle School and Islamophobia in New Book ‘Amina’s Voice’, NBC News, March 29, 2017
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
Interview with Hena Khan, Author of It's Ramadan, Curious George, on BookWars, June 15, 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’ Picture Book Causes Stir at Scholastic Book Fair, School Library Journal, November 5, 2013 Article about Golden Domes, including an interview with me and Chronicle Books
Father upset religious book found at school fair, Fox News Atlanta October 29, 2013 Local news coverage of story in Marrietta, Georgia surrounding Golden Domes
Father upset after child finds Muslim book at school fair, The Marietta Daily Journal, October 26, 2013 Article about father rejecting Golden Domes for his daughter after she picked it out at school book fair
Picture Book about Islam Ignites Twitter Battle, School Library Journal, May 23, 2013 Article about how Kate Messner engaged in a twitter battle over Golden Domes, including an interview with her
Islam through the eyes of children, Common Ground News Service, November 27, 2012 Article written by me about the role of multicultural books to promote understanding of Islam
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns, Altmuslimah, October 16, 2012 An interview with me about my books, inspiration and experience as a writer