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All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney; Narrated by Priya Ayyar
Dreamscape Media, LLC
Publication Date: November 12, 2019
Allie carries more of her white mother’s genes than her Circassian Jordanian father’s, and because of this, has been witness to the racism and Islamophobia of some of her peers. She has also had a complicated relationship with her Muslim faith, as her mother was a convert upon marrying her father, and her father is no longer practicing, and she seeks what it means to be Muslim for her. At her new school in Providence, Georgia she starts dating Wells Henderson, son of one of the country’s biggest Islamophobic radio personalities.
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Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins
Publication date: February 4, 2020
When painfully shy Jamie and change-averse
Maya are forced by their mothers to team up to canvas for a local progressive
political candidate, it’s not the ideal summer either of them planned. Cultural
misunderstandings fly as Jamie helps plan his little sister’s bat mitzvah and
Maya fasts for Ramadan, and they never know when the face on the other side of
the door they’re knocking on will be an unfriendly one. Still, as election day
gets closer, so do Jamie and Maya. And while falling in love might be easy,
separating the personal from the political is harder than it seems.
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