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Piece by piece : the story of Nisrin's hijab / Priya Huq.

Huq, Priya, (author,, artist.).

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Homer Public Library ACQ36845 ACQ36845 Teen Corner -- Graphic Novel Place on copy / volume In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419740169 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1419740164 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2021.

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General Note:
Chiefly illustrations.
Summary, etc.:
"Nisrin is a 13-year-old Bangladeshi-American girl living in Milwaukie, Oregon, in 2002. As she nears the end of eighth grade, she gives a presentation for World Culture Day about Bangladesh while wearing a traditional cultural dress. On her way home, sheis the victim of a hate crime when a man violently attacks her for wearing a headscarf. Deeply traumatized by the experience, Nisrin spends the summer depressed and isolated. Other than weekly therapy, Nisrin doesn't leave the house until fall arrives and it's time for her to start freshman year at a new school. The night before class starts, Nisrin makes a decision. She tells her family she's going to start wearing hijab, much to their dismay. Her mother's and grandparents' shocked and angry reactions confuse her--but they only strengthen her resolve. This choice puts Nisrin on a path to not only discover more about Islam, but also her family's complicated relationship with the religion, and the reasons they left Bangladesh in the first place"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bangladeshi Americans > Oregon > Fiction.
Muslims > Oregon > Fiction.
Hijab (Islamic clothing) > Fiction.
Oregon > Fiction.
Graphic novels.
Genre: Graphic novels.