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Other Words for Home
by Jasmine Warga

When things become too dangerous to stay in Syria, Jude is sent to live with her relatives in America. She is immediately met with the culture shock of being in a completely new world. Jude has to navigate making a new life for herself while also learning what it means to be "Middle Eastern" in a western country. 

Warga's beautiful poetry will draw you in as you journey with Jude through new friendships, a new school, and a school musical. As an added bonus, this book is set right here in Clifton! Readers can enjoy looking for Cincinnati shout outs.

Sarah R.
June 5, 2019
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