Search Results: "N.H. Senzai"


BOOK REVIEW

TICKET TO INDIA by N.H. Senzai
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"Facts outshine the trappings of fiction here, leading to a book that is important and educational—but not very satisfying. (Fiction. 9-12)"
After her grandfather's death, American Maya learns that her Pakistani grandmother was born in India and is determined to return before the funeral, in search of a ring left behind when the family fled during Partition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAVING KABUL CORNER by N.H. Senzai
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"An engaging mystery—that it's about Afghani families struggling and surviving in America is a plus. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The arrival of a rival Afghani food market at the same California shopping plaza as the Shinwari family's already established store brings with it the threat of an awakened family feud. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHOOTING KABUL by N.H. Senzai
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 22, 2010

"A great match with Suzanne Fisher Staples's Under the Persimmon Tree (2005) and Deborah Ellis's Breadwinner Trilogy. (map, author's note, further reading, websites) (Fiction. 9-14)"
As 11-year-old Fadi Nurzai and his family escape from Afghanistan in the summer of 2001, the Taliban show up, forcing their truck driver to take off abruptly, and Fadi's little sister Mariam is accidentally left behind. Read full book review >