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“On one level an accessible and enjoyable drama of teenage live, on another, a thought-provoking examination of the pressures faced by young women, particularly Muslims, growing up in a westernized society, this is a book every library should contain.” –The Guardian

Ten Things I Hate About Me

Written by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Published by Bolinda Audio

“At school I’m Aussie-blonde Jamie — one of the crowd. At home I’m Muslim Jamilah — driven mad by my Stone Age dad. I should win an Oscar for my acting skills. But I can’t keep it up for much longer…” Jamie just wants to fit in. She doesn’t want to be seen as a stereotypical Muslim girl, so she does everything possible to hide that part of herself. Even if it means pushing her friends away because she’s afraid to let them know her dad forbids her from hanging out with boys or that she secretly loves to play the darabuka (Arabic drums).

Primary ISBN: 9781743108635-Audio
Available As: Audiobook
Young Adult, Age 12 or older

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Setting: Australia

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: 1st Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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