Saving Sunshine

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Product Details
Price
$14.99  $13.94
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.64 X 8.0 X 0.52 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250793812

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About the Author

Saadia Faruqi was born in Pakistan and moved to the United States when she was 22 years old. She writes the Yasmin series and popular middle-grade novels such as Yusuf Azeem Is Not A Hero. She was featured by Oprah Magazine as a woman making a difference in her community. Besides writing books for kids, Saadia also loves reading, binge-watching her favorite shows, and taking naps. She lives in Houston with her family.

Shazleen Khan is an award-winning London based Illustrator, Writer and Designer, specializing in Narrative and Sequential Illustration. Shazleen began self-publishing their graphic novel work Buuza!! in 2011 and has since gone on to achieve a First Class Bachelor's (hons) degree in Illustration (2017) and a Master's in Children's Books and Graphic Novels (2018). They currently work as a freelance Illustrator while doing part-time teaching work.
Reviews

"A beautiful, realistic, and important story focusing on family and sibling bonds." --Kirkus, starred review

"[A] stirring and uplifting story of family and identity." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"The art style moreover captures a variety of nuanced expressions with an approachably cute quality, offering emotional depth as well as humor and sweetness." -- The Bulletin of the Center For Children's Books, starred review

"A
relatable sibling story that approaches tough topics like discrimination with compassion and intention...heartwarming, funny, and bright." --Booklist

"A fine addition for collections seeking representation of discordant sibling relationships." --School Library Journal