DIVerse Families
 
A Map of Home

Title

A Map of Home

Authors

Randa Jarrar

Publisher

Other Press

Pages

292 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780143116264

Genre

historical

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; multicultural; multiracial; multiple cultures; multiple races

Annotation

Nidali, the rebellious daughter of an Egyptian-Greek mother and a Palestinian father, narrates her story from her childhood in Kuwait, her early teenage years in Egypt (to where she and her family fled the 1990 Iraqi invasion), to her family's last flight to Texas.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Egyptian-Greek / Palestinian

Keywords

immigrants; family; invasion; Iraq

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

A Map of Home

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