Wildflower Girl

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Marita Conlon-McKenna
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
ISBN:
978-1402219078
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Peggy O'Driscoll, a thirteen year old girl, leaves her home in Ireland during the Great Famine of the 1840s to make a better life for herself in America. Despite the fact that she is scared and misses her family, she displays great courage and strength.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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