Sunday, June 5, 2022

Is What your child reading harmful to her faith?

What is your child reading?

Sister Rasheedah Abdul Hakeem, certified reading specialist MS Ed, gives a few points to ponder regarding traditional children's stories.

  • Non-Islamic stories promote--
  • immorality
  • Shirk (Wizard of Oz, Cinderella)
  • Support of promiscuity (Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs)
  • Cannibalism (Hansel and Gretel)
  • Support of stealing (Goldilocks)
  • Sexual Molestation/Approaching Zina (Snow White, Sleeping Beauty)
  • Magic, Violence

Learn more about her reading book for young learners:
Islamic Sight Word Stories for Beginning Readers

Grandma Jeddah is an elementary-middle school teacher who has taught at an Islamic School in Los Angeles, California for over 35 years. She is the founder of MuslimSchoolBooks, a publishing company that produces Islamic oriented educational books and materials for Islamic Schools and homeschool families. Subscribe to her quarterly youth newsletter, Habibi Youth, at

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