Hena Khan on Writing for Kids and Teens About American Muslim Experiences: Event Archive

Hena Khan is a Pakistani-American author for children and young adults from Rockville, MD. In this interview, Hena Khan talks about her love of reading as a child, the absence of characters like her in the books she read, and the stories behind some of her books. She also shares what she is hearing from students in her conversations about growing up as a young American Muslim today. You can see more from Hena in our author interview with her as well!

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This Facebook Live event was made possible by generous support from the National Education Association.

Event Archive

Excerpts: What I'm Learning from Young People Today

Excerpts: My Pakistani-American Childhood

Excerpts: On Writing and My Books

Hena Khan: Author Interview Highlights

These clips feature some great moments and additional stories from Hena's author interview!