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Call Me American (Adapted for Young Adults)

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Call Me American (Adapted for Young Adults) by Abdi Nor Iftin
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Aug 10, 2021 | ISBN 9781984897138

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Praise

“Devastating, inspiring, and ultimately hopeful.” —SLJ, starred review

An absolutely stunning survival story that is beautifully and vividly written. . . . Simply a terrific read.” —Booklist, starred review

“This remarkable, nuanced story facilitates a deeper understanding of immigration today. A triumphant memoir that offers hope for Somalia’s and, indeed, America’s futures.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Young Abdi is a tremendously appealing figure in his desire to enjoy music and movies and find an alternative to the only choices Somalia offers him. . . . The narrative is genuinely suspenseful.” —The Bulletin, starred review

Awards

Maine Library Association Lupine Award – Juvenile/Young Adult NOMINEE 2020

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2021

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices SELECTION 2021

Kirkus Reviews Best Young Adult Books SELECTION 2020

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