When you ask me where I'm going (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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When you ask me where I'm going

Author: Jasmin Kaur
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn't always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America. Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of resilience, healing,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jasmin Kaur
ISBN: 9780062912619 0062912615
OCLC Number: 1127261284
Description: 244 sidor illustrationer
Responsibility: by Jasmin Kaur.

Abstract:

The six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn't always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America. Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of resilience, healing, empowerment, and love will galvanize readers to fight for what is right in their world.

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Beautiful, Powerful, and Timely

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2020-06-10) Excellent Permalink

Written in verse, this story of a girl of color growing to womanhood, and moving through the world as an immigrant, resonates on many levels. Kaur's depiction of the blatant (and subtle) racism and misogyny her protagonist endures cuts like a knife. Then the author lifts the reader up with her portrayal...
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