As 2017 comes to a close, we take a look back at our most fun reads of the year from A to Z! Here is a selection of books that you can pick up any time and they still enthrall, engage and even inspire you to act!
We have to start with A is for Activist coz let's admit it's been an activist kind of year!
B for Bhimrao Ambedkar in the The Boy Who Asked Why because we are still fighting the battles he began.
C for Chandra's Magic Light because alternative energy is the future to make the world a better and brighter place.
D for Drummer Girl to empower every girl to live to her fullest potential.
E for Escape from Aleppo, as our hearts go out to the Syrian refugees and hope that we all can offer our support and solidarity in this time of crisis.
F for Feminist Baby because you got to raise them right young!
G for Gajapati Kulapati a tongue twister that proves that laughter is truly the best medicine.
H for Harini and Padmini Say Namaste because there is nothing like the power of movement, meditation and aligning your muscles!
I for Ibn al-Haytham, the 12th century inventor you can thank for the pin-hole camera used to gaze at this year's solar eclipse.
J for Journey with the Gurus and balancing our duties, beliefs and own personal journeys in faith. See our other books on Sikhism here.
K is for King for a Day because we truly believe that every child needs to be king for at least a day! See other books with Muslim Kids as Heroes here.
L for Let's Go Time Traveling that looks at life in India through the ages - because who doesn't need an escape from the present right now!
M for Malala's Magic Pencil and the belief in the power of one. What would you wish for if you had one? See our other books on Malala here.
N for Never Say a Mean Word Again! Good for all occasions, especially on Twitter.
O is for Owl and Cat: Muslims are ...pretty much like everyone else.
P is for Purple Jojo a fun bilingual English- Hindi book that introduces you to a world of color. See other bilingual books here.
Q is for quality puzzles that double up as art work to be framed on the wall.
R is for Room In Your Heart, our first publication a heartwarming story about kindness from Bhutan. It's our way of saying #NoWallEver
S is for Step up to the Plate, Maria Singh and frankly a good reminder for all of us to step up too!
T is for Tales of Wit and Wisdom because they never go out of style! Our series of five has classic favorites such as Mulla Nasiruddin, Akbar-Birbal and more!
U is for Unhappy Moon and us too with all the unfortunate natural calamities in 2017 - hurricanes, earthquakes and fires. #Sendingourlove
V is for Vroom! because there is nothing like playing with toys to take your mind off the heavy stuff. See our other toys here.
W is for We Too Sing America for a look at how immigrants shape the multiracial future of America. See our other adult titles here.
Y is Yo soy Muslim and You Bring the Distant Near, two looks that encourage youngsters to take pride in their heritage and face the challenges ahead with faith in their hearts.
Z is for Zaha Hadid and a celebration of the renowned architect's life and work in The World is not a Rectangle.
Let us know what books stood out for you in 2017 and here's wishing you all a joyous and peaceful 2018!
Check out KitaabWorld Favorites in 2017