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“With an up-close depiction of the intersection of the LGBTQIA+ community with Bengali culture, this hard-hitting and hopeful story is a must-purchase for any YA collection.” –School Library Journal

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

Written by Sabina Khan
Published by Scholastic Press

With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it’s like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.

Primary ISBN: 9781338227017

Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Young Adult, Age 15 or older

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Setting: United States, Bangladesh

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 1st Generation

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

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