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Saints and misfits

Author: S K Ali
Publisher: New York : Salaam Reads, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.
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Genre/Form: Contemporary realistic fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ali, S.K.
Saints, misfits, monsters, and mayhem.
New York : Salaam Reads, [2017]
(DLC) 2017009908
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S K Ali
ISBN: 9781481499248 1481499246 9781481499255 1481499254
OCLC Number: 960031230
Notes: Tayshas high school reading list, 2018-2019.
Awards: 2018 William C. Morris Honor
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: a novel by S.K. Ali.

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Saints and Misfits is an unforgettable debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life...starring a Muslim teen.  Read more...

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"Saints and Misfits is an engaging portrayal of a young woman and the abundance of differing, loving people who make up her extended family." -- Shelf Awareness "[R]eaders . . .will appreciate Read more...

 
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