A very large expanse of sea / Tahereh Mafi.

By: Mafi, Tahereh [aut]Material type: TextTextEdition: First editionDescription: 310 pages ; 22 cmISBN: 9780062866561; 0062866567Subject(s): Muslim teenagers -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction | First loves -- Juvenile fiction | Muslim teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Iranian Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Romance fiction | Young adult fictionGenre/Form: Romance fiction. | Historical fiction. | Young adult fiction. DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.M2695 | Ve 2018Summary: A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down.Summary: 2002. A year after 9/11, it's an extremely turbulent time politically for Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who's tired of being stereotyped. She's tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments, even the physical violence she endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day. Now she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing with her brother. When she meets Ocean James., he seems to want to get to know Shirin. They seem to come from two irreconcilable worlds -- and Shirin has had her guard up for so long that shes not sure she'll ever be able to let it down. -- adapted from jacket
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A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down.

2002. A year after 9/11, it's an extremely turbulent time politically for Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who's tired of being stereotyped. She's tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments, even the physical violence she endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day. Now she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing with her brother. When she meets Ocean James., he seems to want to get to know Shirin. They seem to come from two irreconcilable worlds -- and Shirin has had her guard up for so long that shes not sure she'll ever be able to let it down. -- adapted from jacket