Minnesota at it again...Educators Hoping for More Muslim Books in Public Schools

Patriot Action Network Poor grades. Loneliness. Alienation. Feeling worthless. Can’t relate. Those are just some of the reasons why educators in Minnesota are fighting for more Muslim-oriented books in public school libraries.

“There wasn‘t a whole lot in our library that provided a sense of ’this is what’s normal,’” Julie Scullen, a reading intervention specialist at Northdale Middle School in Coon Rapids, MN, told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune regarding literature for young Muslims.

Scullen is leading the charge at her school to make more Muslim centered literature available to students. She even used $800 in federal funds to make that happen, ordering books such as “The American Muslim Teenager’s handbook“ and ”From Somalia With Love.”

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