Rukhsana Khan

Stories for Building Bridges – In-Person or Virtual Presentation

Critically-acclaimed author Rukhsana Khan shares inspirational stories from behind the scenes of her highly acclaimed books. Students will hear stories from her childhood and learn about her inspiration and writing process. Exploring South Asian culture and issues surrounding poverty, immigration, and family, Rukhsana will adapt her performance to meet the needs of your students.

Curriculum Connections

Storytelling as a means to share experiences and foster understanding

Overcoming adversity and discrimination

Cross Curricular Connections

Experiential Learning

Equity & Inclusion


Teacher Resources

Booking Details

Virtual School Presentation: $371.00 + HST
Audience Size: 500

In-Person School Presentation: $488 + HST
Audience Size: 100

Evening Community Presentation: $732 + HST

Grades: K-8
Language: English

Available: limited year-round

About Rukhsana Khan

Born in Lahore, Pakistan, Rukhsana Khan is an award-winning storyteller and the author of sixteen books who has been invited to speak on television and radio as well as several international conferences. In 2013, her Big Red Lollipop was celebrated by the New York Public Library as one of the “Top 100 Great Children’s Books in 100 Years.” Rukhsana is also available for Skype visits (contact her directly at

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