“As she did in Flying the Dragon (2012), Lorenzi sympathetically captures the challenges of cultural relocation. A warm, sensitive, realistic portrait of a Muslim boy adjusting to contemporary America.” ~ Kirkus Reviews
“Filled with details about Pakistani and Muslim life…Lorenzi’s novel offers a sensitive look at the cultural merging that accompanies immigration.” ~ Publishers Weekly
Coming on September 6, 2016!
Awards & Honors:
· IndieBound Kids’ Summer Next List 2012
· NY Public Library’s – 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
· CCBC Choices 2013
· Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Books of the Year
· IRA Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards, Intermediate Fiction Honor Book
· Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Master List 2014-2015
· Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List 2013-2014
· Maud Hart Lovelace Minnesota Youth Reading Awards Master List 2016-2017
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