Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Ichikawa, Satomi.
La Jolla, CA : Kane/Miller, 2006
IL K-3, RL 2.3
ISBN 1929132999
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Mustafa lives in Morocco.  His father owns a carpet shop and sells to the tourists who come to the market.  Mustafa's father wants Mustafa to learn to speak foreign languages so he can communicate with the tourists.  But Mustafa just wants to play.  When he finds a carpet with a hole in it, he begs his father to give it to him.  After all, it will never sell with a hole in it.  But his father insists he study some foreign words in exchange.  Hmm, what do you think will happen?
SUBJECTS:     Morocco -- Fiction.
                        Tourism -- Fiction.
                        Father and child -- Fiction.
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