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Drawing a Veil

Ellie and Amina are best friends. When Amina starts wearing the hijab, the bullies take notice, and Ellie's loyalties are tested.


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By (author) Lari Don
Illustrated by Emma Chinnery
Publication Date 16/02/2012
ISBN13 / Product Code 9781408155592
ISBN10 1408155591

Detailed Description

Ellie and Amina are best friends. But when Amina decides to start wearing the hijab, it attracts the attention of the bullies. Now Ellie's loyalties are being tested. Has Amina changed? Does it matter if best friends have different beliefs? Is she ready to stand up for Amina? A thought-provoking story about friendship, religion and modern life. Highly readable, exciting books that take the struggle out of reading, Wired encourages and supports reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers or those with English as an additional language aged 11+, at a manageable length (64 pages) and reading level (8+). Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.

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