Saturday, July 4, 2009

Yahiya Emerick

Yahiya Emerick was a former vice principal at an Islamic school, President of the Islamic Foundation of North America and a Muslim author and has written many articles that have been published in local as well as national magazines, both in North America and abroad. He was born into an American Protestant Christian family and converted to Islam in 1989. Amirah Publishing was founded by Yahiya Emerick in 1992 in order to further his ideal of publishing American-oriented literature on Islam. Emerick's juvenile fiction books are amongst the very first examples of the Islamic Fiction genre.[1] In addition to being an author he is also a lecturer and educator with national recognition. One of Emerick's books has been adopted into the curriculum of Al-Azhar University in Egypt, the world's oldest college and the foremost in Islam. From 1998 till NOW 2008 Noorart Inc. published all his books. [2]

[edit] Books by Yahiya Emerick

  • Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Islam
  • Critical Lives: Muhammad
  • Learning About Islam
  • Complete Idiot's Guide to Rumi Meditations
  • The Meaning of the Holy Qur'an in Today's English
  • My First Book About Islam
  • What Islam is All About
  • The Seafaring Beggar and Other Stories
  • How to Tell Others About Islam
  • Ahmad Deen and the Curse of the Aztec Warrior
  • Ahmad Deen and the Jinn at Shaolin
  • Layla Deen and the Case of the Ramadan Rogue
  • The Holy Qur'an for School Children Juz 30
  • Muslim Youth Speak
  • Color and Learn Salah
  • In the Path of the Holy Prophet
  • Test Masters for What Islam is All About
  • Test Masters for Learning About Islam
  • My First Book of Eman
  • Full Circle Story and Coloring Book
  • Isabella a Girl of Muslim Spain

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