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Rukhsana Khan

Rukhsana Khan was born in Pakistan and grew up in North America. She has thirteen books published that have won numerous awards and been published in many countries.


Facing a Refugee Foster Child

Many families sponsor a displaced orphan or refugee, but how many can say they get to meet them? This presentation involves the inspiration behind an award-winning book and a visual tour of the Afghan refugee camp it was based on.

Rukhsana Khan

45 Minute Program

King for a Day

Malik is a boy in Pakistan who has one day a year that he rules! Basunt! The day of the kite festival!

Rukhsana Khan

30 Minute Program

Big Red Lollipop

Hilarious misadventures inspired this story that won the Golden Kite and Charlotte Zolotow awards and was chosen by the New York Public Library as one of the 100 greatest children's books in the last 100 years!

Rukhsana Khan

30 Minute Program

Rukhsana Khan was born in Pakistan and grew up in North America. She has thirteen books published that have won numerous awards and been published in many countries. Some of her best known books: BIG RED LOLLIPOP (chosen by New York Public Library as one of the hundred greatest children’s books in the last hundred years), KING FOR A DAY, WANTING MOR, and THE ROSES IN MY CARPETS.

She’s been featured at conferences and festivals all over the world.

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