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Mina Javaherbin

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Verk av Mina Javaherbin

Goal! (2010) 252 exemplar
Elephant in the Dark (2015) 90 exemplar
My Grandma and Me (2019) 74 exemplar
Soccer Star (2014) 70 exemplar
The Secret Message (1656) 53 exemplar


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The author creates a tale about understanding the truth from an anecdote originally written by the Persian poet Rumi. Author’s Note.
NCSS | 19 andra recensioner | Jul 23, 2021 |
This book shares a touching story about the love between a young girl and her grandmother. It would be great to introduce my students to a different culture and see how they can relate to it. The universal love that we share for our families is a great way to make a connection.
emwalker97 | 1 annan recension | Nov 22, 2020 |
Elephant in the Dark is a retelling of a Rumi poem about villagers trying to figure out what a mysterious creature kept in the dark is. The story is set in Persia (current day Iran), and the illustrations are lively and reflective of Persian culture. The illustrations are a huge part of the success of the book. The expressions on faces of the characters bring the story to life. The text is simple but effective. The style of writing is familiar and evocative of the storytelling tradition.
alootens1 | 19 andra recensioner | Nov 17, 2018 |
What a lovely tale! This book can be seen as a bit silly at first but after reading the author’s note in the back I really love the message that it is conveying. The villagers try to guess what a new animal is after only touching it in the dark and they are all convinced they are correct. When the animal is revealed they begin to realize that each one of them only had part of the truth. The message is that if we insist on our own ideas without knowing the full story we will also be in the same position as the villagers. Although quite a difficult concept to grasp this story has a fun way of sending the message. Along with the animated drawings of the villagers I can see this book being a hit!… (mer)
Jess.Taylor | 19 andra recensioner | Nov 1, 2018 |



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