Saints and misfits

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A William C. Morris Award Finalist An Entertainment Weekly Best YA Book of 2017 Saints and Misfits is a "timely and authentic" ( School Library Journal , starred review) debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life ...starring a Muslim teen. There are three kinds of people in my world: 1. Saints, those special people moving the world forward. Sometimes you glaze over them. Or, at least, I do. They're in your face so much, you can't see them, like how you can't see your nose. 2. Misfits, people who don't belong. Like me--the way I don't fit into Dad's brand-new family or in the leftover one composed of Mom and my older brother, Mama's-Boy-Muhammad. Also, there's Jeremy and me. Misfits. Because although, alliteratively speaking, Janna and Jeremy sound good together, we don't go together. Same planet, different worlds. But sometimes worlds collide and beautiful things happen, right? 3. Monsters. Well, monsters wearing saint masks, like in Flannery O'Connor's stories. Like the monster at my mosque. People think he's holy, untouchable, but nobody has seen under the mask. Except me.
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author S. K. Ali
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display_description Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Divorce -- Fiction, Divorce -- Juvenile fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Muslims -- United States -- Fiction, Muslims -- United States -- Juvenile fiction, Sex crimes -- Fiction, Sex crimes -- Juvenile fiction, Sexual abuse -- Fiction
title_display Saints and misfits
title_full Saints and Misfits, Saints and misfits / S. K. Ali, Saints and misfits / a novel by S.K. Ali
title_short Saints and misfits
topic_facet Divorce, Identity, Identity (Philosophical concept), Muslims, Romance, Sex crimes, Sexual abuse, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature