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Author Wilson, Tammy (Tammy K.), author.

Title Through my eyes / by Tammy Wilson ; illustration by Jill Dubbeldee Kuhn.

Publication Info. Edina, MN : Beaver's Pond Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 United Township HS SD 30 Stacks - UTSG-6  304.8 WIL    AVAILABLE
Description 120 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes introductory material on the history of Somalia and Islamic religion and customs, as well as a glossary, discussion questions, and extension projects.
Summary Eleven-year-old Zamzam escapes Somalia's civil war, coming to Saint Cloud, Minnesota with her mother, sister, and brothers. Besides the new school, community, climate, foods, and cultural differences, Zamzam has to deal with biases and stereotyping that she isn't prepared to handle. She want to be seen as a person of value and has dreams of making a difference in this world.
Subject Somalis -- Minnesota -- Juvenile fiction.
Somali students -- Minnesota -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrant children -- Minnesota -- Juvenile fiction.
Refugees -- Somalia -- Juvenile fiction.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Bullying in schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Somali Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Somali Americans -- Religious life and customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Somalis -- Cultural assimilation -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Somalis -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
Prejudices -- Fiction.
Self-confidence -- Fiction.
Immigrant children. (OCoLC)fst00967710
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Refugees. (OCoLC)fst01092797
Bullying in schools. (OCoLC)fst00841563
Somali students. (OCoLC)fst01125724
Somalis. (OCoLC)fst01125730
Stereotypes (Social psychology) (OCoLC)fst01431521
Saint Cloud (Minn.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Minnesota. (OCoLC)fst01204560
Minnesota -- Saint Cloud. (OCoLC)fst01210140
Somalia. (OCoLC)fst01205351
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Kuhn, Jill Dubbeldee, illustrator.
ISBN 9781592986989 (paperback)
1592986986 (paperback)

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