That Thing We Call a Heart
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About the Author
Sheba Karim is the author of Mariam Sharma Hits the Road, That Thing We Call a Heart, and Skunk Girl. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and NYU School of Law and currently lives in Nashville. You can visit her online at www.shebakarim.com.
"Funny, fresh, and poignant, Karim's (Skunk Girl, 2009) novel is noteworthy for its authentic depiction of a Pakistani American teen coming of age and falling in love."--Booklist
"Populated by complicated characters who are so well described readers will feel they might bump into them on the street, Karim's second novel delivers on its title's promise."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"This is a warm-hearted story that may encourage readers, like Shabnam, to find possibilities in greater human connections."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)