Mariam Sharma Hits the Road

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Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Quill Tree Books
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062445742

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About the Author

Sheba Karim is the author of That Thing We Call a Heart and Skunk Girl. Her fiction has appeared in Asia Literary Review, Barn Owl Review, Femina, Shenandoah, Time Out Delhi, and in several anthologies in the United States and India. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and NYU School of Law and currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee. You can visit her online at ShebaKarim.com

Reviews

"Mariam Sharma Hits the Road, like all great road trip stories, is about finding adventure, finding surprises, and finding yourself. It's also so much fun that it's not until the journey is over that you realize the depth of what you've just read."--Abdi Nazemian, author of The Authentics
"Sheba Karim has done it again! Funny, heartwarming, and achingly real, Mariam Sharma Hits the Road is the road-trip novel everyone needs to be reading right now."--Sandhya Menon, New York Times bestselling author of When Dimple Met Rishi and From Twinkle, With Love
"Readers who enjoy a great road trip story and those desiring to read more 'own voices' stories will find much to enjoy here."--Booklist
"An entertaining story that examines tough issues."--Kirkus Reviews
"With warmth and intimacy, Karim explores the bond among the three protagonists, as well as their individual identity conflicts."--Publishers Weekly
"Karim offers a nuanced perspective on the road trip novel, centering the experiences of three South Asian American teens who also encounter racism and Islamophobia on their journey of self-discovery. This joyously exuberant tale will speak to readers who enjoy a blend of barbed humor and poignant reflection."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"For all of its facing of issues, Mariam Sharma feels like a celebration of being young and on the road with good friends by your side.... A fast read that's fun, political, and the perfect addition to a summer travel bag."--NPR