Other Words for Home 6-Book Pack

by Jasmine Warga

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After leaving her home in war-torn Syria, a young girl struggles to adjust to a new life in America. Includes six copies of the book.

Good For:
Lyrical Verse Novel, Making Contemporary Events Come Alive, Life-Affirming Message, Realistic Portrait of the Refugee Experience

Topics and Themes:
Refugees and Immigration, School Days, Fitting In, Musicals, Syrian Americans

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Jude never thought she’d be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind—all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her hometown start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives.

At first, everything in America seems too fast and too loud. The American movies that Jude has always loved haven’t quite prepared her for starting school in the US and her new label of “Middle Eastern,” an identity she’s never known before. But this life also brings unexpected surprises—there are new friends, a whole new family, and a school musical that Jude might just try out for. Maybe America, too, is a place where Jude can be seen as she really is.

Includes six copies of the book.
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  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-67468-2