Green Deen Network – Recommended reads

Our Green Deen Educators and Professionals network members have begun to collate a list of recommended Green Deen reads. This list will be growing inshaAllah – so please do feel free to email your recommended reads and your opinions on them to research@greendeensa.org!

Islamic reads for younger audiences 

1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

2012, published by National Geographic Children’s Books, http://www.1001inventions.com/Awesome_Facts

A Drop of Mercy: The Water Cycle

By Shahbatum Abu Bakar and Nordin Endut (authors), 2004, published by The Islamic Foundation, http://www.islamic-foundation.com/shop/a-drop-of-mercy-book-poster-2/

Ali and the Spider

By Rawa El-Magazy (author), 2000, published by The Islamic Foundation, http://www.islamic-foundation.com/shop/ali-and-the-spider-2/

Allah’s Zoo

By Nafees Khan (author), 2005, published by Goodword Books, http://goodwordbooks.com/products/allahs-zoo

Maryam and the Trees

By Rawa El-Magazy (author), 2000, published by The Islamic Foundation, http://www.islamic-foundation.com/shop/maryam-and-the-trees-2/

General reads for younger audiences 

The Queen of Green: A Collection of Contemporary Cautionary Tales from Africa

By Iscqui Taylor (author and illustrator), 2013, published by Struik Lifestyle, http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21204520-the-queen-of-green

Green Deen Recommended Network Reads

Islamic reads for older audiences 

Among His Signs: An Illustrated Guide to Allah’s Creation

Published by Exhibition Islam, http://www.exhibitionislam.com/books.aspx?ID=41

Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet 

By Ibraim Abdul-Matin (author), 2010, published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers, https://seriouslyplanning.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/observing-understanding-and-respecting-nature-is-imperative-of-deep-faith/

Scientific Wonders on the Earth & in Space

By Yusuf Al-Hajj Ahmad (Author), 2010, published by Darussalam Publishers, https://darussalampublishers.com/scientific-wonders-on-the-earth-and-in-space

Scientific Miracles in Oceans And Animals

By Yusuf Al-Hajj Ahmad (author), 2010, published by Darussalam Publishers, https://darussalampublishers.com/yusuf-al-hajj-ahmed/scientific-miracles-in-oceans-and-animals

Green Deen Recommended Network Reads 2

Islamic reads for the more serious scholars

1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization (Limited Edition)

2012, published by National Geographic, http://www.1001inventions.com/National_Geographic

Figs, Dates, Laurel and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran

By Lytton John Musselman (author), 2007, published by Timberpress, http://www.timberpress.com/books/9780881928556

Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis in Modern Man

By Seyyed Hoosein Nasr (author), first publiched in 1968, published by George Allen & Unwin Publishers, http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/142129.Man_and_Nature

Medicinal Plants in the tradition of Prophet Muhammad (Prophetic Medicine)

By M.I.H. Farooqi (author), 2004, published by Sidrah Publishers, http://www.irfi.org/general/book_reviews_irfi/medicinal_plants_in_the_traditio.htm

Plants of the Quran

By M.I.H. Farooqi (author), 1992, published by Sidrah Publishers, http://www.irfi.org/general/book_reviews_irfi/book_review_plants_of_the_quran.htm

Rights and Duties Pertaining to Kept Animals: A Case Study in Islamic Law and Ethics

By Musu Furber (author), 2015, published by Tabah Foundation, Download at http://www.tabahfoundation.org/en/research/activities/papers/?action=view&id=36

The Unchangeable Miracles of the Quraan

By Yusuf Al-Hajj Ahmad (Author) 2010, published by Darussalam Publishers, https://www.kalamullah.com/unchallengeable-miracles-of-the-quran.html