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IT AIN’T SO AWFUL, FALAFEL

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Dumas
Author's First Name: 
Firoozeh
Publisher: 
HMH (Clarion)
Publication Month: 
May
Publication Date: 
2016

 Iranian immigrant Zomorod, aka “Cindy,” tries to fit in at her new California middle school in the late 1970s, just as the Iranian Revolution and the hostage crisis bring fear and discrimination. But Cindy’s voice is wry and true in this humorous tale of identity and acceptance.