Deep in the Sahara

Ebook $10.99

Schwartz & Wade | Oct 08, 2013 | 40 Pages | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780375988936

  • Hardcover$17.99

    Schwartz & Wade | Oct 08, 2013 | 40 Pages | 10 x 10 | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780375870347

  • Ebook$10.99

    Schwartz & Wade | Oct 08, 2013 | 40 Pages | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780375988936

Awards

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year WINNER

Virginia Capitol Choices Award List SUBMITTED 2014

ALA Notable Children’s Book SELECTION 2014

Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2014

IRA Notable Books for a Global Society SELECTION 2014

NCSS/CBC Notable Children’s Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies SELECTION 2014

Praise

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, September 1, 2013:
“Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination.”

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, September 9, 2013:
“The warm, affirming portrait of Islam makes this a valuable resource for both Muslim audiences and a broader readership interested in potentially unfamiliar customs and observances of faith.”

Starred Review, School Library Journal, November 2013:
“This book incorporates authentic cultural details in both the poetic text and the evocative illustrations… [A] lovely original story.”

Starred Review, Booklist, November 15, 2013:
“The women, all individualized, exude true warmth, and readers will feel a quiet satisfaction when Lalla joins them. A special offering.”

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