Words in the Dust

Words in the Dust

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2012
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Zulaikha hopes. She hopes for peace, now that the Taliban have been driven from Afghanistan; a good relationship with her hard stepmother; and one day even to go to school, or to have her cleft palate fixed. Zulaikha knows all will be provided for her - "Inshallah," God willing.
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2012].
ISBN: 9781615878734
1615878734
Branch Call Number: Y Fic
Characteristics: 1 sound media player (8 hr., 28 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

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Dyck0125
Apr 24, 2018

I highly recommend this book from about ages 10-16. There are some more serious parts in it, about childhood marriage, but this is still worthy to pick up as a physical book. I haven't listened to it, as I prefer the printed page. (audio books take me much longer to finish) I am hoping that this book will win the Schneider award, which is the American Library Association award for books that have some sort of disability in it. We need to have more of these books in our collection!

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angelapelletier
May 30, 2017

Loved this book

PimaLib_SueJ Jul 12, 2016

I listened to this from a free download and wanted to share it with our library customers. The narrator Ariana Delawari was excellent. It's about an Afghan girl with a cleft palate and what she has to endure. An great book for teens and young adults. (some mature content)

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Violet_Snake_11
Jul 16, 2013

very interesting, makes you think. the narration is fabulous.

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Apr 24, 2018

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Violet_Snake_11
Jul 16, 2013

Violet_Snake_11 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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