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The weight of our sky  Cover Image Book Book

The weight of our sky

Hanna Alkaf (author.).

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  • ISBN: 1534426094 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781534426092 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: ix, 277 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Salaam Reads, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Reading group guide inside" -- Cover.
Summary, etc.: Amidst the Chinese-Malay conflict in Kuala Lumpur in 1969, sixteen-year-old Melati must overcome prejudice, violence, and her own OCD to find her way back to her mother.
Target Audience Note:
15-18 years old.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Middle School (Teen), 2024.
Subject: Young adult fiction
Obsessive-compulsive disorder Juvenile fiction
Mental illness Juvenile fiction
Riots Juvenile fiction
Race relations Juvenile fiction
Malays (Asian people) Juvenile fiction
Chinese Malaysia Juvenile fiction
Ethnic relations Juvenile fiction
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) History 20th century Juvenile fiction
Malaysia History 20th century Juvenile fiction

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  • 33 of 34 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.


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