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Mustafa

Title

Mustafa

Authors

Marie-Loise Gay

Publisher

Groundwood Books

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781773061382

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After leaving his war-torn country with his family, Mustafa visits a park near his new home and finds beautiful flowers, lady bugs, fall leaves, and finally, a friend.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Single parent; Immigrants and refugees; Language barrier; single mother; immigrant family; refugee family; asylum; communication barrier; different languages

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Arab) / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Quebec Writer's Federation Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2018, Nominee

Keywords

park; cat; friendship; nature; country; war; smoke; invisible; language; seasons; drawing; moon

Diversity Impact

direct

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