MY NAME IS BILAL
Honesdale, PA : Boyds Mills
IL K-3, RL 3.5
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is not looking forward to his first day of school. He liked living
in Chicago where there were many other Muslim children in the school.
But here there were none. Only he and his sister. On the first
day, some boys ran up to Bilal's sister and tried to pull off her head
scarf. Bilal was ashamed of himself for not coming to her aid.
But he wanted to fit in. When introduced to his classmates, he insisted
that his name was Bill. Will Bilal find a way to come to terms with
his Muslim beliefs and his American life?
Muslims -- Fiction.
Prejudices -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
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