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Northwest Passages Book Club - Sabina Khan is Here! Virtually!

April 19, 2021, 7 p.m.

Sabina Khan writes about Muslim teens who are straddling cultures. Khan's newest book is ZARA HOSSAIN HERE. Zara Hossain's family has waited years for their visa process to be finalized so that they can officially become US Citizens. But it only takes one moment for that dream to come crashing down around them. "A vivid account exploring issues many immigrant teens face." (Kirkus Reviews) This is a topic Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year, understands and will be moderating the evening.

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