Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Children's Literature"For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can't get better than this book." --R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WonderIn the companion novel to the beloved and award-winning Amina's Voice, Amina once again uses her voice to bridge the places, people, and communities she loves--this time across continents. It's the last few days of her vacation in Pakistan, and Amina has loved every minute of it. The food, the shops, the time she's spent with her family--all of it holds a special place in Amina's heart. Now that the school year is starting again, she's sad to leave, but also excited to share the wonders of Pakistan with her friends back in Greendale. After she's home, though, her friends don't seem overly interested in her trip. And when she decides to do a presentation on Pakistani hero Malala Yousafzai, her classmates focus on the worst parts of the story. How can Amina share the beauty of Pakistan when no one wants to listen?
Author: Hena Khan Publisher: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You Published: 04/19/2022 Pages: 304 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.45lbs Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.90d ISBN: 9781534459892 Audience: Ages 9-12
Accelerated Reader: Reading Level: 4.9 Point Value: 7 Interest Level: Middle Grade Quiz #/Name: 511720 / Amina's Song
Award: Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature - Winner
About the Author Hena Khan is a Pakistani American writer. She is the author of the middle grade novels Amina's Voice, Amina's Song, and More to the Story and picture books Golden Domesand Silver Lanterns, Under My Hijab, and It's Ramadan, Curious George, among others. Hena lives in her hometown of Rockville, Maryland, with her family. You can learn more about Hena and her books by visiting her website at HenaKhan.com or connecting with her @HenaKhanBooks.