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- DescriptionMarina Budhos s extraordinary and timely vel examines what it s like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans kw. Naeem is far from the model teen. Moving fast in his immigrant neighborhood in Queens is the only way he can outrun the eyes of his hardworking Bangladeshi parents and their gossipy neighbors. Even worse, they re t the only ones watching.Cameras on poles.Mosques infiltrated. Everyone kws: Be careful what you say and who you say it to. Anyone might be a watcher. Naeem thinks he can charm his way through anything, until his mistakes catch up with him and the cops offer a dark deal. Naeem sees a way to be a hero a protector like the guys in his brother s comic books. Yet what is a hero? What is a traitor? And where does Naeem belong? Acclaimed authorMarina Budhos delivers a riveting story that s as vivid and involving as today s headlines.
- Author BiographyMarina Budhos is the author of award-winning fiction and nonfiction. Her novels for young adults are Tell Us We re Home and Ask Me No Questions. Her nonfiction books include Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers and Sugar Changed the World, which she cowrote with her husband, Marc Aronson. Budhos has received an EMMA (Exceptional Merit Media Award), a Rona Jaffe Award for Women Writers, and two fellowships from the New Jersey Council on the Arts. She has been a Fulbright Scholar to India and is an associate professor of English at William Paterson University.
- Author(s)Marina Budhos
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication27/09/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2016
- ImprintRandom House Books for Young Readers
- Weight408 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine28 mm
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