Last weekend I visited the Falls Church Mary Styles Library for an event sponsored by JAM DC. The JAM part stands for Jews and Muslims, and the story time was to focus on things we had in common. Here’s a picture of all four of the authors together: Jacqueline Jules, Hena Kahn, Mohamed Abdel-Kader, and me.
We had a diverse audience:
and a lot of fun. The event was organized by JAM DC’s Minha Kauser:
Minha took a ton of pictures. My favorite is this one, of henna artist Fouzia Omer, smiling while I read from The Schmutzy Family:
She also took some photos of the food. I’m not including those here, but I can assure you: kabobs are extremely photogenic!!