Based in part on Ms. Senzai’s husband’s experience fleeing Soviet controlled Afghanistan in 1979, Shooting Kabul is a powerful story of hope, love, and perseverance.
I think there is a huge lack of novels set in or about the Middle East for young readers and I want to read more about that partiuclar region. This book is middle grade and it sounds really cute and I have a feeling it may tug at my heartstrings :)
Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2010:
North America (incl Central America)
Try to find novels from twelve different countries or states