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Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

Amina’s Voice

Hena Khan, Author

Salaam Reads/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Fiction,  Mar. 14, 2017

Suitable for Ages: 8-12

Themes: Pakistani and Asian Americans, Friendship, Peer Pressure, Family, Muslim Culture, Community, Prejudice, Racism… 505 more words

Friendship

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 3/27/17

finally finished Carmer and Grit: The Wingsnatchers by Sarah Jean Horowitz – it took me quite a while to finish and it wasn’t because I didn’t enjoy reading it, for whatever reason it just took me some time. 380 more words

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Review for Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

Note: This review is based on the eARC I received from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

My Summary: Things are changing around Amina. Her best friend Soojin is getting friendly with one of the “cool” girls and preparing to change her name to something “American”-sounding. 906 more words

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Ms. Marvel

by G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona and Jacob Wyatt

I don’t often find myself reading Marvel comics. Mostly, superhero stories are fun, but largely predictable. ::Hero is normal. 215 more words

Double sided: being an American teenager and a Pakistani daughter

By Sabika Mirza

Contributing Writer

Dunkin runs, leggings, the New England Patriots, Forever 21, Netflix-watching; these are some of my favorite things as an American-born teenage college student. 580 more words

Simmons College

Making America racist again (even though it never really wasn't)

Trump’s Muslim ban is having consequences for more than visa and green card-holders from the seven listed countries. My best friend and cousin, Faiza, was returning from her honeymoon in Belize Saturday evening, when she was held for hours at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. 666 more words

Review for Ticket to India by N.H. Senzai

My Summary: Maya flies from the U.S. to Pakistan to attend the funeral for her grandfather. There, she finds out that her family has roots in India through her grandmother, who moved to Pakistan after Partition. 622 more words

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