In the Name of Allaah, as salāmu alaykum what we do here and it seems to be benefitting, pocket size Concise Collection on Creed and Tawḥīd, Collection from Riyad us Saliheen, Noble Quran all pocket size it cuts down on shipping and handling
Its not a complete list-but I wanted to send in my suggestion before the decision process passed:
1. Interpretation of the Qurʾān (MuHsin/Hilaali)
2. The Prophet's (صلى الله عليه و سلم)Prayer Described of Imām Al-Albaani,translated by Daawud Burbank رحمهما الله
3.Upright Moral Character
4.Relief Of Distress - An Explanation To The Du'a Of Yunus (*this one I have not read myself, and the price is a little expensive-alternative: An Explanation of the Four Fundamental Principles)
5. An Exegesis of the Opening Chapter of the Qur'aan-Shaikh AbdurRahmaan ibn Naasir as-Sa'dee
1.WE WILL PROTECT YOU MUHAMMAD (SALLALLAAHU 'ALAYHI WA SALLAM) FROM THE MOCKERS!!-hassan Sumaali
2.THE NEED FOR TAWHEED (THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWLEDGE)-kashiff khaan
3.BE CAREFUL WHO YOU TAKE YOUR DEEN FROM!-Shaykh ahmad bin umar bazmool
4.You can't put out the Light of Allaah-Abū uwais (I don't see this one on you site)
5.EXPLANATION OF THE DU'AA TO ALLEVIATE GRIEF, DISTRESS AND ANXIETY-Hassan AsSumaali
1.I'M STRESSED OUT. I'M ANGRY. I'VE HAD ENOUGH. I'M GOING TO EXPLODE!!
Some great suggestions so far. We should be announcing the welcome package soon, InshaaAllah. We still hope to get more suggestions from our brothers and sisters. Try to think about the basics in terms of Aqīdah, Manhaaj, fiqh and topics related to du'aa, naseehah, etc.
al-Hamdulillaah, we have settled on our package for Muslims in prison. The goal is to put this library in the hands of each Muslim inmate upon initial contact with the programme.
With the initial establishment of the programme a success, we are now turning our attention to creating a standardised welcome package. We thank everyone for their feedback, we have decided to create a Mini-Library for Muslim Inmates. This set of books and Islamic essentials will be sent to each and every Muslim inmate in shaa' Allaah (pending availabilty).
The Mini-Library for Muslim Inmates consists of:
The Noble Qur'an (Arabic hardback)
The Noble Qur'an (pocket-size English)
Fortress of the Muslim (du'aa book)
Islamic Rulings for Incarcerated Muslims
Some of the Benefits of Sooratul-Faatihah
The Three Fundamental Principles (pocket-size)
How to Pray According to the Sunnah
Upright Moral Character
The Concise Collection of Creed and Tawḥīd (pocket-size)
Exemplary Principles Concerning the Beautiful Names and Attributes of Allaah
Fundamentals of the Salafī Methodology