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Senzai, N. H.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014
IL 5-8, RL 6.1
ISBN 1442484942

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Saving Kabul Corner is a book about family, friendship, and saving things you love. Twelveyear old-Ariana Shinwari, a true tomboy, can't wait to have her own room in the new house that her parents have just put a deposit on. But for now, she must share her small bedroom with her grandmother Hava Bibi and her perfect, ladylike cousin Laila, who has just recently arrived from Afghanistan with her mother. A jealous Ariana soon discovers that she just can't stand her cousin. To make matters worse, a decades old family feud is reignited when a rival Afghan grocery store opens up across the street from their family store. When both grocery stores are vandalized, the families blame each other. Laila and Ariana are convinced that something fishy is going on. Will Ariana and Laila be able to overcome their differences, solve the mystery, find the guilty parties, and save the family stores? Read Kabul Corner by N.H. Senzai and find out! (Prepared by: Cheryl Curtis, Chukker Creek Elementary,, South Carolina Book Awards, 2017)

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