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The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story

by Khalil, Aya (Author), Semirdzhyan, Anait (Author)

ISBN: 9780884487548

That night, Kanzi wraps herself in the beautiful Arabic quilt her teita (grandma) in Cairo gave her and writes a poem in Arabic about the quilt. Next day her teacher sees the poem and gets the entire class excited about creating a quilt (a paper collage) of student names in Arabic. In the end, Kanzi's most treasured reminder of her old home provides a pathway for acceptance in her new one.

This authentic story with beautiful illustrations includes a glossary of Arabic words and a presentation of Arabic letters with their phonetic English equivalents. LBYR FW2021 Frontlist

Month*: 7

Age Range: From 6 to 8

Format: Hardcover, 36 pages

Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, February 2020

Product Dimensions: 10.4 L × 9.4 W × 0.5 H

* Subject to availability