The Resource Deep in the Sahara

Deep in the Sahara

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Deep in the Sahara
Title
Deep in the Sahara
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Summary
"Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination," declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.Lalla lives in the Muslim country of Mauritania, and more than anything, she wants to wear a malafa, the colorful cloth Mauritanian women, like her mama and big sister, wear to cover their heads and clothes in public. But it is not until Lalla realizes that a malafa is not just worn to show a woman's beauty and mystery or to honor tradition—a malafa for faith—that Lalla's mother agrees to slip a long cloth as blue as the ink in the Koran over Lalla's head, under her arm, and round and round her body. Then together, they pray. An author's note and glossary are included in the back of the book
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Cunnane, Kelly
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dictionaries
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Picture Book Fiction
Label
Deep in the Sahara
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Control code
OVERDRIVE:0595ef5d-8535-4ba1-ba93-2f25bf813379
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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Isbn
9780375988936
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optical disk
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Deep in the Sahara
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:0595ef5d-8535-4ba1-ba93-2f25bf813379
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780375988936
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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