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Other words for home / by Jasmine Warga.

Warga, Jasmine, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch LTJ WARGA J (Text) 33126024964300 J New Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432878962 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1432878964
  • Physical Description: 413 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed. Jude never thought she'd be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her hometown start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives. At first, everything in America seems too fast and too loud. The American movies that Jude has always loved haven't quite prepared her for starting school in the US--and her new label of "Middle Eastern," an identity she's never known before. But this life also brings unexpected surprises--there are new friends, a whole new family, and a school musical that Jude might just try out for. Maybe America, too, is a place where Jude can be seen as she really is. This lyrical, life-affirming story is about losing and finding home and, most importantly, finding yourself"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Thorndike Press.
Grades 4-6 Thorndike Press.
Subject: Refugee children > Fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Syrians > United States > Fiction.
Cincinnati (Ohio) > Fiction.
Genre: Novels in verse.
Large type books.

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