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From Somalia with love

Author: Na'íma bint Robert
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Safia Dirie is a teenage girl living in East London with her mother, Hoyo, and two older brothers, Ahmed and Abdullahi. Though she was born in Somalia, she doesn't really remember it. Now, after 12 years, her father has returned to the family from Mogadishu. Safia knew things would change, but nothing could have prepared her for the reality of dealing with Abo's cultural expectations. Or that Ahmed, her favorite  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robert, Na'íma bint.
From Somalia with love.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2009
(OCoLC)760351350
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Na'íma bint Robert
ISBN: 9781845078324 1845078322 9781439597712 1439597715
OCLC Number: 271713924
Description: 159 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Na'íma 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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