DIVerse Families
 
A Map of Home

Title

A Map of Home

Authors

Randa Jarrar

Publisher

Other Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780143116264

Pages

292 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Egyptian-Greek / Palestinian

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

immigrants; family; invasion; Iraq

Diversity Impact

direct

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