Hena Khan

About the Author

Hena Khan is the author of many books for children, notably the middle grade book Amina’s Voice. She is Pakistani-American and Muslim, was born in Maryland, and enjoys writing books that share her culture and religion. She writes many kinds of stories, including adventure, space travel, and spy books. Her favorite animals are penguins and peacocks, and her favorite dessert is ice cream. She also loves to talk about her books with the kids who read them! You can learn more about Hena at henakhan.com.

Discussion Questions
Battle of the Books Home
Power Forward By Hena Khan

NOLS Book Talk

Read-Alikes

Elle of the Ball by Elena Delle Donne

Elle of the Ball
by Elena Delle Donne

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Ghost
by Jason Reynolds

Nikki on the Line by Barbara Carroll Roberts

Nikki on the Line
by Barbara Carroll Roberts

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

The Crossover
by Kwame Alexander

Additional Activities

About Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books is a book group for 4th graders, offered by NOLS in collaboration with schools in Clallam County. Students, including homeschool students, can sign up through their teachers to participate and receive a free copy of each book. From November through March, Library staff will hold book discussions with participating classrooms.