SAVING SUNSHINE written by Saadai Faruqi, illustrated by Shazleen
Saadai Faruqi and Shazleen Kahn’s magnificent graphic novel collaboration, SAVING SUNSHINE, unites visual and word imagery to create depth in describing the Muslim American characters and their emotional sibling struggles which occur against a backdrop of racism. The satisfying resolution leads to understanding of what is true and truly important to both. Story and illustrations gracefully blend themes of environment, animals, prejudice, family, and identity with humor and heart. The book is available at the link below.