Shooting Kabul

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
N. H. Senzai
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
ISBN:
978-1442401952
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

In the summer of 2001, twelve-year-old Fadi’s parents make the difficult decision to illegally leave Afghanistan and move the family to the United States. When their underground transport arrives at the rendezvous point, chaos ensues and Fadi is left dragging his younger sister Mariam through the crush of people. But Mariam accidentally lets go of his hand and becomes lost in the crowd just as Fadi is snatched up into the truck. With Taliban soldiers closing in, the truck speeds away, leaving Mariam behind.

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