Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative’s home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.
Other Words for Home has been discussed in My Take/Your Take in April 2020 and July 2020.
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- ISBN: 9780062747808
- Author: Warga, Jasmine
- Published: 2019 , Balzer + Bray
- Themes: Family, immigration and emigration, Refugees
- Descriptors: Intermediate (ages 9-14), Middle East, Poetry, Realistic Fiction, Syria
- No. of pages: 352