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A Very Large Expanse of Sea

By: Tahereh Mafi

2002: Shirin figures everyone at her new school will dislike her for her race, religion, and hijab. Then she meets Ocean James, who actually seems to want to get to know her—and she discovers breakdancing.

ISBN: 9780062866561

JLG Release: Feb 2019


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Sensitive Areas: Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism, Language: Strong Language, Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur, Discrimination: Religious
Topics: Muslims , Muslim Americans , Hijab (Islamic clothing) , Prejudice , Breakdancing , High schools , Friendship , Dating , Interpersonal relations , Twenty-first-century US history

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Awards & Honors

Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth - 2018
NYPL Best Books for Teens - 2018
VOYA's Perfect Tens - 2018

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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Book Details

ISBN

9780062866561

First Release

February 2019

Genre

Fic

Dewey Classification

F

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Page Count

320

Accelerated Reader

Level 5; Points: 10;

Scholastic Reading Counts

N/A

Lexile

N/A

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Harper Teen

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism, Language: Strong Language, Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur, Discrimination: Religious

Topics

Muslims, Muslim Americans, Hijab (Islamic clothing), Prejudice, Breakdancing, High schools, Friendship, Dating, Interpersonal relations, Twenty-first-century US history,

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