Aziz, Aziz, Stories of Old Tajiki Folk and their Mughul Commander, Dushanbe: Sangin, 1998.
Bahmanyor, Asbi Obi, Dushanbe: Adib, 1988. (for teenagers).
Golnazar, ed., Adiboni Tojikiston, (Biographical Encyclopedia) Adib, 2003.
Journal No.3, March 1981 (in Russian.)
Gonchahayi Umid series:
New Writers Poetry, Various young authors, Dushanbe: Nodir, 1999.
Akhtar (Star), by Majidzodayi Rostami Somonfar, Dushanbe: Nodir, 2000.
Nakhati Mehr (Breeze of Love), Collection of
poetry of children from Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Iran & Uzbekistan, Nodir, 2001.
Iriskoulov, I. ed. & head translator of English version, Light from the Depth of
Centuries: Imam al-Bukhari, Tashkent: Sharq, 1998.
Javod, Azizi, Khudomuzi Alefboi Niyogon (Self-teaching Manual for the Alphabet of our Ancestors), Dushanbe: Jamiyati Donish,
Langescheidts Pocket Dictionary, Russian-English, English-Russian, N.Y., Berlin & Munich: 2001.
Lazard, G., Persian & Tajik, in T. Sebeok, ed. Current Trends in Linguistics,
Vol.6: 64-69, Paris, Mouten, 1972.
Marzolf, Ulrich, Encyclopedia Des Merchen, Gottingen, (afsaneh) + Elville Sutton,
Iran folklore Ed. Uni.
Obidzoda, Dodojoni, ed. Isroil Baratov, Khurusi Khushsadoyi Man, Dushanbe:1999.
Obidzoda, Dodojoni & Bahromi Shermohammadi, eds., Alla Jonam Allayo (Lullabies)
Dushanbe: Central Publishing House of the Republic of Tajikistan, 1993.
Obidzoda, Dodojoni, Traditions of Ramadan in Afghanistan, Mashhad: Negin Sharq,
Rajab, Firuza & Firuz Hikmat, Khudomuzi Zaboni Forsi, Dushanbe: Embassy of the
Islamic Republic of Iran, 1995.
Rajabov, Askarali, Encyclopedia of Writers, Academy of Sciences, Dushanbe, 2003.
Razzoq, Abdurazzoqi, Bayozi Riozi, (Mathematical Anthology), Dushanbe: State
Pedagogical University of Tajikistan, Ministry of Education of Republic of Tajikistan, 2002.
Sadoyi Sharq, Journal of the Writers Union of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe:
Ministry of Culture, Nos 1-3 1999, Nos1-3, 3-4, 2003.
Tajiki School books:
Negmotov, C. & Abdukadirov, Zaboni Tojiki, (Tajiki Language) for Grade2,
Dushanbe: Maorif, 1994. (Has Russian/Tajiki). C/F:
Zaboni Modari, (Mother Tongue) Grade 2, Dushanbe: Maorif, 2002. (all in Tajiki,
much harder than the 94 Grade 2).
Boronov, B., F. Safarova, R.Mirzoev, H. Sharifov, compilers, Odobnoma, for Grades 3-4
Literature, Dushanbe: Maorif, 2002.
Tolibrozi, Ruzipur, Computer Glossary: English, Russian, Tajiki, Dushanbe:
International Research Foundation of Farsi Tajiki Language, 1995.
Books from Itifaqi Navisandigon
Sultoni, Tajinisa, Lulachayi Ochaam, (Little Pillow of my Mother) Dushanbe, 2001.
Mirshakar, Mirsaid, Gonchahoyi Khandon, (Smiling Blooms),
2002.(anthology of poems)
Rajab, Ubaid, Koja shod Penhan Tafsi Tabistan? (Where has the heat of summer
gone?) Dushanbe: Adib, 1991.
Muhammadi, Qurban, Kokili Bom, (The Braid of the Roof), collection,
1991. (And works by 17 other poets).
Ayubzodayi Mahzun, Safar, Golbazm, Dushanbe: Irfan, 2003. (poetry).
Bobojon, Ali, ed., Hadiya, (Present), Anthology of Prose of 6 Writers: Musofir
Bakhtior Juma, Isroil Ibrohim, Rashid Yusufi, Azim Niyoz, Muhammad Subhon, Dushanbe: Adib, 1990.
Aziz, Azizi, Khandonak, (Jokes),
Dushanbe: Oli Somon 1998.
Zarafshonfar, Salimi, Sadhayi Fighon, (Hundreds of Cries) (poetry collection) Dushanbe:
Rashti, Mutabari, Nakhi Sabz, (Green Thread) (poetry collection),
Yormohammad, Ravshani, Qissahoya Bud-o Nabud, (Stories of Once upon a Time) (prose) Dushanbe: Afsona, 2000.
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Only 3 books of prose were found from a total of 11 books produced for children of various ages from 1990 to 2003, the
remainder being poetry. Two female authors and 9 male authors/editors out of the 11 total.
In Adiboni Tojikiston 32 writers of all ages are female out of a total of 360 writers listed: many use a single pen-name or first name. (= just under one on ten or less than 10% of
writers in Tajikistan are female.) 29 marked writers are involved with childrens literature of which 6 are female, (over 20%).
16 Books have been produced since 1996 by the NGO Istiqbol:
1) Sulaimoni, Golchehra, Lolohoyi
Dasti Ma, (poetry) Dushanbe, Istiqbol, 1998.
2) Kinjaeva, Latofat, Sanduqchayi
Movarid (Box of Pearls), Dushanbe: Istiqbol, 1997.
3) Zarafshonfar, Salimi, Do
Olora, Dushanbe: Istiqbol, 2002.
4) Hashimi, Jura, Az
Yak Yak to Lak Lak, Dushanbe: Maorif, 2000.
5) Kinjaeva, Latofat, Musichi
va Durdona, (poetry) Dushanbe: Istiqbol, 2002.
6) Ismati, Olimkhon, Havo
Rota Kusho, Dushanbe: Istiqbol, 1991.
Ten other books are in production in Moscow: (for better quality)
Sher Toloi, Collection of ten childrens poets, Istiqbol.
Latofat, Yak Sabat Marjom, Collection of childrens games.
Yusuf, Abri Sefid, (story)
Yusuf, Murchi Donoyuft, (poetry).
11) Yokova, Natalie, writer and translator, Moh va Fil, (Collection of stories from different countries.)
12) Hashimi, Jura, Man
ba Koja Medovam?
13) Abdulaeva, Saema, Afsonayi
14) Narzolaev, Egamberde, Bahar,
15) Aziz, Azizi, ed., Majmua
Afsonho, (Collection of Stories).
16) Nasir, Safie, ed., Majmua
Hikoyaho, (Collection of Stories).