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From Somalia with love

Author: Na'íma bint Robert
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although born in Somalia, teenager Safia considers herself a Londoner in every way, but when her father reunites with the family after twelve years, new rules and cultural expectations change everything she has known--forcing her to find a balance between her western life, her Muslim faith, and the person she is meant to be.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Na'íma bint Robert
ISBN: 9781845078324 1845078322 9781845078317 1845078314
OCLC Number: 220003091
Description: 159 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Na'ima B. Robert.

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Safia Dirie is a modern Muslim Somali girl who has lived in East London all her life. After 12 long years, her father comes home from war-torn Mogadishu and her life changes dramatically.  Read more...

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An engagingly perplexing book that represents different cultures as more syrtic than solid, and individual identity as a process of life-long struggle between these cultures. While focusing on Somali Read more...

 
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