Boy, Everywhere

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Product Details
Price
$19.95  $18.55
Publisher
Tu Books
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.8 X 1.2 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781643791968

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About the Author
A. M. Dassu is the internationally acclaimed author of Boy, Everywhere, an ALA Notable Book which was also nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. She won the We Need Diverse Books mentorship award in 2017 and serves on the Advisory Board of SCBWI-British Isles' Words & Pictures magazine. She is a director at Inclusive Minds, an organization for people who are passionate about inclusion, diversity, equality, and accessibility in children's literature. She lives in the heart of England, and you can find her on Twitter as @a_reflective, on Instagram as @a.m.dassu, or at amdassu.com. Daby Zainab Faidhi is a versatile artist and illustrator acclaimed for her impactful work in animation, illustration, art direction, and painting. Her portfolio features contributions to award-winning film projects, including The Breadwinner, and most recently, co-art directing Merry Little Batman for WarnerBros. Explore her dynamic creations at zainabfaidhi.com.
Reviews

* "Strongly evoked themes of family, homesickness, and friendship cohere in this resonant portrait of one teen's contemporary refugee experience." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Absolutely essential." -- Booklist, starred review

* "Compelling, informative, hopeful." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Carefully researched, wholly convincing, it's a gripping, uncompromising debut, super-charged with the power of empathy." -- The Guardian

"Dassu provides a fresh perspective on the Syrian refugee experience." -- School Library Journal

"Such a realistic story, Sami could be my son, daughter, or any of their friends." -- Mayida Yord, Teacher in Damascus, Syria

Editors' Choice Books for Youth 2022 - Booklist
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