Amina's Voice

Hena Khan (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You
Publish Date
May 01, 2018
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781481492072

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About the Author

Hena Khan is a Pakistani American writer. She is the author of the middle grade novels Amina's Voice, Amina's Song, and More to the Story and picture books Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns, Under My Hijab, and It's Ramadan, Curious George, among others. Hena lives in her hometown of Rockville, Maryland, with her basketball-loving family. You can learn more about Hena and her books by visiting her website at HenaKhan.com or connecting with her @HenaKhanBooks.

Reviews

"This gentle example of multicultural domestic realism hits all of the right notes...a comforting counternarrative to what young readers may see on the news."--BCCB "March 2017 "
"Realistic fiction centered on a Pakistani-American Muslim girl is a refreshing change in the middle grade market.....It's solid storyline and the common denominator of middle school drama highlights the fact that students from all backgrounds may be more alike than they realize. Recommended."--School Library Connection "May/June 2017 "
"Hena Khan (It's Ramadan, Curious George) writes a gentle coming-of-age story universal in theme and original in context, and appealing to any reader who has just wanted to slow the world down."--Shelf Awareness "3/17/17 "
"For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can't get better than this book."--R. J. Palacio, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder
*"Amina's middle school woes and the universal themes running through the book transcend culture, race, and religion. A perfect first book for this new Muslim imprint."--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
*"A universal story of self-acceptance and the acceptance of others. A welcome addition to any middle grade collection."--School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
"Watching Amina literally and figuratively find her voice--bolstered by community, friendship, and discovered inner strength--makes for rewarding reading."--Publishers Weekly
*"Written as beautifully as Amina's voice surely is, this compassionate, timely novel is highly recommended for all libraries."--Booklist, STARRED REVIEW
"[A] relatable portrayal of a tween who wants to fit in, and who's devoted to her faith even amid her confusion about her family's varied approaches to it."--Horn Book