The Color of Home

Hassan is newly arrived in America and he misses his home in Somalia. Hassan has learned just a few words of English, and his first day at school is very different from back home and lonely. Hassan discovers a way to communicate through art. Hassan tells his story. His teacher invites an interpreter to the classroom so that he can share the story of his past.

Related: Africa, Picture Book, Primary (ages 6-9), Realistic Fiction, Somalia