Zahra 's Paradise

by Amir

Illustrations by Khalil

Hassan is trying to find his brother Mehdi, who has just disappeared during Iran’s 2009 protests. Then Hassan learns Mehdi is alive—in notorious Kahrizak Prison. Glossary. Afterwords. The Omid memorial: a list of individuals killed by the Islamic Republic since 1979. Black-and-white illustrations.

ISBN: 9781596436428

JLG Release: January 2012

JLG Member Price
$5.00

Graphic Novels High

Grades 9 & Up

$242.20/year

14 books / $17.30 a book

  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781596436428

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    -

    Publisher

    First Second

    Page Count

    224

    Trim Size

    6" x 8 1/2"

    Dewey Classification

    741.5/955

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 3.4, Points: 2

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 6.1, Points: 7

    Awards & Honors

    Booklist 2011 Editors' Choice, Best Adult Books for Young Adults, Fiction; ALA Top Ten Great Graphic Novels 2012; 2012 CCBC Choices


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