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Other Words for Home
Other Words for Home | Jasmine Warga
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GirlNamedJesse
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Things I love about novels in verse: beautiful language, you can breeze through them, they have the ability to convey intense emotions and big subjects for their readership without detailing every horror or hardship. Jude‘s story is lovely, inspiring, and encourages its readers to be who they want to be without apology. 🎭🎭🎭🎭🎭

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GirlNamedJesse
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Just started this at 6:30 am (up with baby) and I am already enjoying it!

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Peddler410
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Current read ... another #2019mgnovelinverse
So far very much enjoying this one.

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ness
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Just checked this audiobook out from my local public library. I‘m excited to dive in. (One of my Muslim students saw a hijabi on the cover and lost her mind. I obviously let her borrow my copy.)

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smilingshelves
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❤️

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SqueakGirl
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A great book to introduce middle grade children to the kinds of conflicts happening in the Middle East as well as to help teach kids of all backgrounds about the importance of empathy, tolerance, and acceptance - very vital themes - especially during our current troubling political climate. This book is also in verse and makes for a quick, lyrical read.

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Meg_pooley
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I really loved this book! It had a good mix of humour, sadness, knowledge and feeling! Although my life is very different from Jude‘s I can connect to her on many level. My favourite part of the book was when Jude and Issa got to talk on the phone for the first time! I would really recommend this book to someone who likes books that really a sad story with some happiness in it!

MissYaremcio Is this the post for class? It sounds like a good book! 2mo
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TracyReadsBooks
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Fantastic MG book told in verse about a young girl who flees war-torn Syria with her mother, while her father & brother stay behind, for Cincinnati & a home with her uncle & how she navigates this new life. A powerful, heartfelt story about the reasons families leave their homes, & the courage it takes to make that decision, as well as the courage, hope, & perseverance it takes to rebuild their lives in a new & unfamiliar place. Recommended.

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❤️🍰❤️

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Abby2
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Sweet and hopeful story of an immigrant from Syria. It‘s realistic with the dangers in Syria and the hurtful behavior in the US. But gives comforting resolution to all issues. Good for middle grade.

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lauren.lerner
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It‘s not the book, it‘s me. I thought I would try verse again but I just don‘t like it. That said, the story is good and I like the characters, I‘m just not the target audience (and that‘s okay!)

Might try it again if I can get it in hard copy from the library. For now, returning this digital loan and moving on to the next thing!

#lifeistooshorttoreadwhatyoudontenjoy

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lauren.lerner
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About to start this #blameitonlitsy read having just finished Gods Of Jade And Shadow (review to come because WOW). Featuring about half the books Little Dude brought me to read to him today (his dad already put the other half away, my rainbow shelves be damned — bless his heart, he tries); now that we‘re done with camp, both kiddo and I are enjoying a lot more reading time!

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#BOTM #libraryhaul #raisingreaders

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Eggs
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Jude is a Syrian refugee navigating two worlds and languages in America, coming into her own. Told in verse

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DrSpalding
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My #ReadingSummit recommendation...good so far! ❤️📚

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BookInMyHands
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When Jude‘s home in Syria becomes too violent she and her mother flee to the U.S. where her uncle and his family live. As Jude navigates school in a language she is learning, she also finds excitement in trying out for the school play, even as she worries about her father and brother left behind in Syria.

This beautifully told novel in verse is a great read for upper elementary and early middle.

#readingwomenofcolor2019
#immigrationstories

Peddler410 I bought my copy about a month ago. I‘m making it next in line. 5mo
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SarahBradley
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“I have learned that sometimes the simplest things are the hardest things to say. That sometimes there is no word for when you feel, no word in any language.” Beautiful story in verse of Jude who flees war-torn Syria, arriving in Cincinnati without her father and brother. The contrasts in her surroundings and identity propel her to find hope and courage. Empathy-building book.

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TheBookStacker
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Reading this one today. 💜 anybody else read this yet? Interested to hear thoughts!!

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LibrarianRyan
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This has got to be one of my favorite covers of this summer. And I have read that this book is told in verse. Should make it a quick read.

#CoverLove #Kids Edition
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SaturnDoo Ohhh verse is my guilty pleasure/favorite. 7mo
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mandi1082
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This book is written in verse. The portagnast is a 12 year old girl from Syria who flees from her war torn country to America with her mother leaving behind her father and her brother. This book deals with the struggles and the heart ache of leaving everything you know behind and starting something knew and foreign in your life.

5⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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So excited my ARC request for this one got approved!

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