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[T]welve-year-old Ariana couldn’t be more different from her cousin Laila, who just arrived from Afghanistan with her family. Laila is a proper, ladylike Afghan girl, one who can cook, sew, sing, and who is well versed in Pukhtun culture and manners.
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3 stars. N.H. Senzai’s Shooting Kabul was a book that I enjoyed quite a bit, so I was eager to read Saving Kabul Corner. This book was enjoyable but didn’t have quite the same appeal to me; themes were not as weighty and a little heavier on tween girl drama. 67 more words
N.H. Senzai’s debut novel Shooting Kabul (a young adult fiction targeted at children who are in grades three to seven) follows the adventures of an 11 year-old-Afghani transnational Fadi who comes to the United States in the wake of turmoil in his home country. 411 more words
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From Afghanistan to America, family matters most in this companion to Shooting Kabul, which Kirkus Reviews called “an ambitious story with much to offer.”
A rough and tumble tomboy, twelve-year-old Ariana couldn’t be more different from her cousin Laila, who just arrived from Afghanistan with her family.