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Author Abdel-Fattah, Randa.

Title Does my head look big in this? / Randa Abdel-Fattah.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Orchard Books, ©2005.
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 95th Street Teen Fiction  TEEN ABDELFAT    AVAILABLE
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Description 360 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style.
Subject Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Fiction.
Muslims -- Australia -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Islam -- Customs and practices -- Fiction.
Clothing and dress -- Fiction.
Australia -- Fiction.
Genre Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9780439922333
9781428746107 (BWI bdg.)
1428746102 (BWI bdg.)
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SRP 2012 X
August 24 2012
SRP 2012 REVIEW: A really good book about a Muslim teenager in Australia who decides to start wearing a veil and all of the discrimination she faces once she made that choice.
SRP 2012 X
August 17 2012
SRP 2012 REVIEW: This book is really interesting because it explains a little about Islam without becoming boring three pages in. It's cool to hear from a Muslim author's point of view why wearing a hijab is important and how it affects Muslim women's lives.
SRP 2010 X
September 30 2010
SRP 2010 REVIEW: A great YA fiction that deals with the struggles of being different in a society that wants to normalize everyone.
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