One Green Apple

People, Identity & Culture
Religion & Religious Bigotry
Author(s):
Eve Bunting
Illustrator(s):
Ted Lewin
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Clarion Books
ISBN:
978-0618434770
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Religion & Religious Bigotry

Farah, a young Muslim immigrant girl, feels alone even when she's surrounded by her classmates. She listens and nods but doesn’t speak. It’s hard being the new kid in school, especially when you’re from another country and don’t know the language. Then, on a field trip to an apple orchard, Farah discovers there are lots of things that sound the same as they did at home, from dogs crunching their food to the ripple of friendly laughter.

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