Mentor: Hena Khan

Hena Khan is the award-winning author of the middle grade novels AMINA’S VOICE, AMINA’S SONG, MORE TO THE STORY, and the ZAYD SALEEM: CHASING THE DREAM series, in addition to several picture books including GOLDEN DOMES AND SILVER LANTERNS, CRESCENT MOONS AND POINTED MINARETS, NIGHT OF THE MOON, UNDER MY HIJAB, and LIKE THE MOON LOVES THE SKY.

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Hena Khan
Amina's Song
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns

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Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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