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The lines we cross

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A remarkable story about the power of choosing tolerance from one of the most important voices in contemporary Muslim literature, critically acclaimed author Randa Abdel-Fattah. Michael usually concerns himself with basketball and hanging out with his friends, but every once in a while, his parents drag him to meetings and rallies with their anti-immigrant group. And it all makes sense to Michael.Until Mina, a beautiful girl from the other side of the protest lines, shows up at his school, and turns out to be funny, smart -- and a Muslim refugee from Afghanistan. Suddenly, his parents' politics seem much more complicated.Mina has already had a long and arduous journey leaving behind her besieged home in Afghanistan, and the frigid welcome at her new school is daunting. She just wants to settle in and help her parents get their restaurant up and running. But nothing about her new community will be that easy. As tensions increase, lines are drawn. Michael has to decide where he stands. Mina has to protect herself and her family. Both have to choose what they want their world to look like.
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Level 4.8, 11 Points
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HL: High-Low 690L
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Full title lines we cross
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subject_facet Australia -- Ethnic relations -- Juvenile fiction, Australia -- Fiction, Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature, Emigration and immigration -- Fiction, Ethnic relations -- Fiction, Families -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Australia -- Fiction, Interpersonal attraction -- Juvenile fiction, Love stories, Muslim families -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction, Muslims -- Australia -- Fiction, Refugees -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction, Refugees -- Fiction
title_display The lines we cross
title_full The Lines We Cross, The lines we cross / Randa Abdel-Fattah, The lines we cross [electronic resource] / Randa Abdel-Fattah
title_short The lines we cross
topic_facet Emigration and immigration, Ethnic relations, Families, Family life, Interpersonal attraction, Love stories, Muslim families, Muslims, Politics and government, Refugees, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature