The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah

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The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Title: The Lines We Cross
By: Randa Abbel-Fattah
Published: 2017 (2016 in Australia)
Call #: High School Abdel-Fattah, R. (In Wilmette)

Abdel-Fattah’s new book goes right for today’s news headlines:  Michael’s parents run an anti-immigrant group and Mina is a beautiful, strong Afghan refugee who won a scholarship to Michael’s prestigious school. Narrated alternately by both teenagers, this story is compelling, powerful and stirs up questions about how to find our place and our voice in a world we didn’t choose.  The minor character are well drawn with rich backstories and trajectories. You get a strong sense of modern Sydney. Read this one!


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