Books by Ahmad Akbarpour

THAT NIGHT'S TRAIN by Ahmad Akbarpour
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Short and simply told, but hard to follow and likely to have less meaning to children than to reflective older readers with authorial ambitions of their own. (Fiction. 12-14, adult)"
A writer's broken promise to a motherless child frames ruminations on story crafting and the sometimes conflicting imperatives of life and art. Read full book review >
GOOD NIGHT, COMMANDER by Ahmad Akbarpour
Released: May 1, 2010

"Tanks and fallen soldiers, no matter how innocently rendered, make this more suitable for older readers, but the recognition of the essential humanity of an enemy is a good lesson for all. (introductory note) (Picture book. 8-12)"
In the war between Iran and Iraq, a little boy loses his leg—and also his mother. Read full book review >