Here to Stay

Title

Here to Stay

Authors

Sara Farizan

Publisher

Algonquin Young Readers

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781616207007

Pages

265 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When a cyberbully sends the entire high school a picture of basketball hero Bijan Majidi, photo-shopped to look like a terrorist, the school administration promises to find and punish the culprit, but Bijan just wants to pretend the incident never happened and move on.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL690L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Single parent; Bicultural; single mother; death of father; bicultural child

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Arab American

Keywords

basketball; cyberbullying; high school; racial discrimination; prejudice

Diversity Impact

direct

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