That thing we call a heart

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This young adult novel by Sheba Karim, author of Skunk Girl, is a funny and affecting coming-of-age story for fans of Jenny Han, Megan McCafferty, and Sara Farizan. A Kirkus Best Book of 2017!

Shabnam Qureshi is facing a summer of loneliness and boredom until she meets Jamie, who scores her a job at his aunt's pie shack. Shabnam quickly finds herself in love, while her former best friend, Farah, who Shabnam has begun to reconnect with, finds Jamie worrying.

In her quest to figure out who she really is and what she really wants, Shabnam looks for help in an unexpected place--her family, and her father's beloved Urdu poetry.

That Thing We Call a Heart is a funny and fresh story about the importance of love--in all its forms.

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9780062445704
9780062445728
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Grouped Work ID 8a3562ce-01bc-aa22-7d1f-baccb6664998
Full title that thing we call a heart
Author karim sheba
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Last Update 2018-05-20 22:58:42PM
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display_description "High school has ended, and Shabnam Qureshi is facing a summer of loneliness and boredom. She's felt alienated from her gutsy best friend, Farah, ever since Farah started wearing the Muslim head scarf--without even bothering to discuss it with Shabnam first. But no one else comes close to understanding her, especially not her parents. All Shabnam wants to do is get through the summer. Get to Penn. Begin anew. Not look back. That is, until she meets Jamie...In her quest to figure out who she really is and what she really wants, Shabnam looks for help in an unexpected place--her family." provided by publisher.
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Families -- Fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction, Muslims -- Fiction, Romance fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display That thing we call a heart
title_full That Thing We Call a Heart, That thing we call a heart / Sheba Karim
title_short That thing we call a heart
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topic_facet Best friends, Families, Identity (Philosophical concept), Muslims, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature