The sky at our feet

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This #ownvoices novel by bestselling author Nadia Hashimi tells the affecting story of an Afghan-American boy who believes his mother has been deported. For fans of Inside Out and Back Again and Counting by 7s.

Jason has just learned that his Afghan mother has been living illegally in the United States since his father was killed in Afghanistan. Although Jason was born in the US, it's hard to feel American now when he's terrified that his mother will be discovered--and that they will be separated.

When he sees his mother being escorted from her workplace by two officers, Jason feels completely alone. He boards a train with the hope of finding his aunt in New York City, but as soon as he arrives in Penn Station, the bustling city makes him wonder if he's overestimated what he can do.

After an accident lands him in the hospital, Jason finds an unlikely ally in a fellow patient. Max, a whip-smart girl who wants nothing more than to explore the world on her own terms, joins Jason in planning a daring escape out of the hospital and into the skyscraper jungle--even though they both know that no matter how big New York City is, they won't be able to run forever.

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9780062421937
006242193
9780062821065
9780062421951
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Full title sky at our feet
Author hashimi nadia
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Last Update 2018-05-23 04:36:46AM
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subject_facet Afghan Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Courage -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Illegal aliens -- Fiction, Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction, Mothers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Novels, Runaway children -- Fiction
title_display The sky at our feet
title_full The Sky at Our Feet, The sky at our feet / Nadia Hashimi
title_short The sky at our feet
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topic_facet Afghan Americans, Courage, Family problems, Friendship, Illegal aliens, Immigrants, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Mothers and sons, Runaway children