Deep in the Sahara

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Deep in the Sahara

by Kelly Cunnane

Illustrations by Hoda Hadadi

First Release:

December 2013

ISBN: 9780375970344

Lalla wants to dress in a malafa like her mother. But she’ll learn that wearing this colorful cloth is about more than beauty, mystery, or even Mauritanian tradition. Author '’ note. Glossary. Full-color collage illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780375970344
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
    Page Count: 40
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.7, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.7, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: 890L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2013; ALA 2014 Notable Children’s Books, Younger Readers; Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Religion and Spirituality; Winner, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, 2014
    Genre: Fic
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