That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim

That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba KarimGr. 8-12  It’s the summer before college, and Shabnam Qureshi is lonely. She and her BFF, the feisty Farah, are on the outs since Farah showed up at school wearing a hijab without consulting Shabnam first—and Shabnam didn’t exactly defend her friend from the judgmental onslaught that followed. Eventually, Shabnam meets the free-spirited Jamie, who is visiting his aunt, and she falls for him hard. Wanting to tell Farah of her secret but overwhelming happiness, Shabnam reaches out to her, but Farah is concerned that Jamie isn’t as sweet as he appears. [Read More]