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Author Huq, Priya, author, illustrator.

Title Piece by piece : the story of Nisrin's hijab / Priya Huq.

Publication Info. New York : Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Graphic Novels    HUQ,PRI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Graphic Novels.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Language In English, with some Bengali.
Summary "Nisrin is a 13-year-old Bangladeshi-American girl living in Milwaukie, Oregon, in 2002. As she nears the end of eighth grade, she gives a presentation for World Culture Day about Bangladesh while wearing a traditional cultural dress. On her way home, she is the victim of a hate crime when a man violently attacks her for wearing a headscarf. Deeply traumatized by the experience, Nisrin spends the summer depressed and isolated. Other than weekly therapy, Nisrin doesn't leave the house until fall arrives and it's time for her to start freshman year at a new school. The night before class starts, Nisrin makes a decision. She tells her family she's going to start wearing hijab, much to their dismay. Her mother and grandparent's shocked and angry reactions confuse her--but they only strengthen her resolve. This choice puts Nisrin on a path to not only discover more about Islam, but also her family's complicated relationship with the religion, and the reasons they left Bangladesh in the first place. On top of everything else, she's struggling to fit in at school--her hijab makes her a target for students and faculty alike. But with the help from old friends and new, Nisrin is starting to figure out what really makes her happy"--Jacket
Subject Teenage girls -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Bangladeshi Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Hate crimes -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Bullying -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Milwaukie (Or.) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
School comics.
Domestic comics.
Coming-of-age comics.
Added Title Story of Nisrin's hijab
ISBN 9781419740169 (trade)
1419740164 (trade)
9781419740190 (pbk.)
1419740199 (pbk.)
9781713783084 (Follett bdg.)
1713783088 (Follett bdg.)

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