Love from A to Z /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Salaam Reads, Edition: First edition.Description: 342 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781534442726; 1534442723.Subject(s): Muslims -- Fiction | Arabs -- Fiction | Prejudices -- Fiction | High schools -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Multiple sclerosis -- Fiction | Dawḥah (Qatar) -- Fiction | Qatar -- Fiction | Muslims -- Fiction | Arabs -- Fiction | Prejudices -- Fiction | High schools -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Multiple sclerosis -- Fiction | Dawḥah (Qatar) -- Fiction | Qatar -- Fiction | Young adult fiction | Fiction | Novels | Romance fiction | Romance fiction | Novels | Young adult fictionSummary: Eighteen-year-old Muslims Adam and Zayneb meet in Doha, Qatar, during spring break and fall in love as both struggle to find a way to live their own truths.
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A Today Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick <br> A School Library Journal Best Young Adult Book of 2019 <br> A YALSA 2020 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers <br> <br> From William C. Morris Award Finalist S.K. Ali comes an unforgettable romance that is part The Sun Is Also a Star mixed with Anna and the French Kiss , following two Muslim teens who meet during a spring break trip. <br> <br> A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes--because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together.<br> <br> An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact that there are hateful people in the world. Like Zayneb's teacher, who won't stop reminding the class how "bad" Muslims are.<br> <br> But Zayneb, the only Muslim in class, isn't bad. She's angry .<br> <br> When she gets suspended for confronting her teacher, and he begins investigating her activist friends, Zayneb heads to her aunt's house in Doha, Qatar, for an early start to spring break.<br> <br> Fueled by the guilt of getting her friends in trouble, she resolves to try out a newer, "nicer" version of herself in a place where no one knows her.<br> <br> Then her path crosses with Adam's.<br> <br> Since he got diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in November, Adam's stopped going to classes, intent, instead, on perfecting the making of things. Intent on keeping the memory of his mom alive for his little sister.<br> <br> Adam's also intent on keeping his diagnosis a secret from his grieving father.<br> <br> Alone, Adam and Zayneb are playing roles for others, keeping their real thoughts locked away in their journals.<br> <br> Until a marvel and an oddity occurs...<br> <br> Marvel: Adam and Zayneb meeting.<br> <br> Oddity: Adam and Zayneb meeting.
Eighteen-year-old Muslims Adam and Zayneb meet in Doha, Qatar, during spring break and fall in love as both struggle to find a way to live their own truths.