The Resource A very large expanse of sea, Tahereh Mafi

A very large expanse of sea, Tahereh Mafi

Label
A very large expanse of sea
Title
A very large expanse of sea
Statement of responsibility
Tahereh Mafi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 2002, a year after 9/11. It's an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who's tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She's tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments--even the physical violence--she endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day. So she's built up protective walls and refuses to let anyone close enough to hurt her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing with her brother. But then she meets Ocean James. He's the first person in forever who really seems to want to get to know Shirin. It terrifies her--they seem to come from two irreconcilable worlds--and Shirin has had her guard up for so long that she's not sure she'll ever be able to let it down
Summary
A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down
Theme
Storyline
Character
Award
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10736785
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mafi, Tahereh
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A385
LC item number
V479 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muslim teenagers
  • Prejudices
  • First loves
  • Muslim teenagers
  • Prejudices
  • First loves
  • Muslim teenagers
  • Iranian Americans
  • Prejudices
  • First loves
  • Love
  • Young adult fiction
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Religious / Muslim
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A very large expanse of sea, Tahereh Mafi
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1050861288
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780062866561
Lccn
2018945999
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1050861288
Label
A very large expanse of sea, Tahereh Mafi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1050861288
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780062866561
Lccn
2018945999
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1050861288

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