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Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Photograph by Michael E. Gray, Jr.

About The Author

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow is a Philadelphia-based educator and children’s book author. Her works, which center young Black Muslim protagonists, have been recognized and critically praised by many trusted voices in literature, including American Library Association, School Library Journal, and NPR. Her books include Mommy’s Khimar and Your Name is a Song, and she is a contributor to the Once Upon an Eid anthology.

Books by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow