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Daybreak Press, our very own publishing company, formed in 2014 as a means of giving rise to women’s voices. It provides a platform for female writers to enrich the world one story at a time, by promoting their voices in literary and scholarly works that are sound, inspirational, and socially conscious.VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONS
This multiple award-winning, comprehensive compilation of narrations and details of the life of Prophet Muhammad (S) has never before been available in English until now! Internationally acclaimed as “the most authoritative resource” on the Sīra, this two-volume translation text book is revolutionary in bringing his (S) life to life for every one who ventures upon it. The original volumes have won the approval and praise of numerous scholars. Now, it is at last available as a treasured text for your personal or educational development. Now also available in soft cover here: https://daybreak-international-bookstore.myshopify.com/products/soft-cover-a-compendium-of-the-sources-on-the-prophetic-narrative Author: Samira al-ZayidTranslators: Susan Imady, Tamara Gray, & Randa...
Lina is the Arabic word for palm tree, and the three modules found in this book - Know Yourself, Declare Independence, and Tend Your Ties, - provide a springboard from which converts can grow like palm trees, have deep roots, and strong but flexible trunks, and bear wonderful life sustaining fruit. Whether new to Islam or a seasoned convert with tales and advice of your own to share, Project Lina will help you continue to bring your whole self to Islam. It is the open arms, the spiritual guidance, and the balanced way forward that converts need for a...
By: Muna Imady With the terrible civil war raging in Syria, one of Muna Imady's biggest fears was that her country’s unique culture would suffer. In particular, she worried that the oral tradition of storytelling, and even the ancient stories themselves, would be lost. The result of her quest to preserve them is this book of folk tales and traditional recipes from diverse regions of Syria, handed down through generations, painstakingly collected in numerous interviews, and charmingly retold here. Daybreak Press Paperback
If you've ever sighed wistfully upon hearing of someone memorizing the Quran, wishing it was something you could do, too, then prepare to replace that wistfulness with determination! Filled with inspirational stories for your heart and memorization techniques for your mind, The Crowning Venture reminds us that memorizing the Quran is not an achievement to be conquered, it's a journey to savor. A journey YOU can make. By Saadia Mian Binding: PaperbackPages: 137Publisher: Daybreak Press
By: Dr. Tamara Gray This is an awesome, joyful faith! Joy Jots is a collection of 52 weekly essays that take the reader through a year of seasons, blessings, and joyful spiritual growth. The reader goes on a journey from lessons learned to lessons lived, from talking about joy to feeling joy, and from the limitations of misery to the freedom of joy. A joy jot is a phrase coined around mindful thankfulness. As the reader works through the reflection prompts and practical projects, she will find herself collecting joy jots; happy moments or points of deep thankfulness to God....
By Afshan Malik As if track practice, yearbook meetings, and tumultuous friendships weren't enough, sisters Hannah and Noreen are catapulted into a disorienting new reality when their dad returns home from his medical mission in Syria a haunted and broken man. All of a sudden, their once tight knit family is falling to pieces. Little do they know, things will become a lot more crazy and unpredictable as each of them fights a different battle Paperback Publisher Daybreak Press
Her cell phone is dead and she has no idea where she is. After a bad fall in the river, 16 year-old Sophia suddenly finds herself in nineteenth century Kansas. She struggles to adjust to new food, new entertainment and a new family. She is still a twenty-first century Muslim girl, though, so slavery is intolerable and the way Native Americans are treated is unacceptable. Sophia copes the best she can as she tries to understand how she got there, how she can help those she's met, and if she will ever get back. Sophia's Journal is a fresh take...
The tale of a unique dream and the family that helped make it come true. Throughout the Muslim world, people fast during the month of Ramadan. All month a drummer walks each neighborhood in the quiet pre-dawn, waking its residents to partake in a blessed meal before the day's fast begins. This drummer is called a musaharati. Najma lives in Turkey and dreams of becoming the musaharati for her neighborhood - but a woman has never held the position. With colorful courage and support from her Baba, Najma's dream comes true...but will her neighborhood celebrate as much as she does? Inspirational story of...
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