Razia's Ray of Hope

Gender & Sexism
People, Identity & Culture
Religion & Religious Bigotry
Author(s):
Elizabeth Suneby
Illustrator(s):
Suana Verelst
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Kids Can Press
ISBN:
978-1554538164
Year:
Gender & Sexism
People, Identity & Culture
Religion & Religious Bigotry

Razia dreams of getting an education, but in her small village in Afghanistan, girls haven't been allowed to attend school for many years. When a new girls' school opens in the village, a determined Razia must convince her father and oldest brother that educating her would be best for her, their family and their community. Razia's Ray of Hope is based on the true stories of the students of the Zabuli Education Center for Girls just outside of Kabul.

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