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N. H. Senzai


N. H. Senzai

N. H. Senzai

Books by N. H. Senzai

by N. H. Senzai - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Human Rights

It is December 17, 2010: Nadia’s twelfth birthday and the beginning of the Arab Spring. Soon anti-government protests erupt across the Middle East and, one by one, countries are thrown into turmoil. As civil war flares in Syria and bombs fall across Nadia’s home city of Aleppo, her family decides to flee to safety. Inspired by current events, this novel sheds light on the complicated situation in Syria that has led to an international refugee crisis, and tells the story of one girl’s journey to safety.

by N. H. Senzai

A map, two train tickets and a mission. These are things twelve-year-old Maya and her big sister Zara have when they set off on their own from Delhi to their grandmother’s childhood home of Aminpur, a small town in Northern India. Their goal is to find a chest of family treasures that their grandmother’s family left behind when they fled from India to Pakistan during the Great Partition. But soon the sisters become separated, and Maya is alone. Determined to find her grandmother’s lost chest, she continues her trip, on the way enlisting help from an orphan by named Jai.

by N. H. Senzai - Children's, Fiction
A rough and tumble tomboy, twelve-year-old Ariana couldn’t be more different from her cousin Laila. Laila is a proper Afghan girl, and Arianna hates her. Then a rival Afghan grocery store opens near Ariana’s family store, reigniting a decades-old feud tracing back to Afghanistan. The cousins must ban together to help the families find peace before it destroys everything their parents have worked for.