Author/Publisher/Website: Hashimi, N.
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Oct/2017
Primary Identifier: 9780062369611
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
11-12 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)
When the Moon is Low
When the Taliban regime in Afghanistan rips her family apart, Fereiba decides to take her children and escape the horrors, while her eldest son, Saleem, struggles with the loss of his father and his new role as the male head of the family. En route to England, the family is separated in Greece and Fereiba must decide whether to stay in Athens in hope that Saleem will find them, or carry on to England to save her youngest, who is ill. This timely and engaging novel for senior grades provides insight into the plight of refugees and would be useful as a class, literature circle, or independent novel. +Read More...