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The Boy at the Back of the Class

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Onjali Q. Rauf
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9781984850782
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    **2019 OWL AWARD MIDDLE SCHOOL CATEGORY WINNER**

    Told with humor and heart, The Boy at the Back of the Class offers a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense.

    There used to be an empty chair at the back of Mrs. Khan's classroom, but on the third Tuesday of the school year a new kid fills it: nine-year-old Ahmet, a Syrian refugee.

    The whole class is curious about this new boy--he doesn't seem to smile, and he doesn't talk much. But after learning that Ahmet fled a Very Real War and was separated from his family along the way, a determined group of his classmates bands together to concoct the Greatest Idea in the World--a magnificent plan to reunite Ahmet with his loved ones.

    This accessible, kid-friendly story about the refugee crisis highlights the community-changing potential of standing as an ally and reminds readers that everyone deserves a place to call home.

    "This moving and timely debut novel tells an enlightening, empowering, and ultimately hopeful story about how compassion and a willingness to speak out can change the world." --School Library Journal, Starred Review

    Overall Winner of the 2019 UK Waterstones Children's Book Prize
    Winner of the 2019 UK Blue Peter Book Award
    A CLIP Carnegie Medal Children's Book Award Nominee

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    $16.99
    Shipping Weight 0.90 LBS
    Publisher Delacorte Press
    ISBN-13 9781984850782
    Pages 304
    Format Hardcover
    Publication Date 08/06/2019 00:00
    Language English
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