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No Place For Hate® Book Talk with Author Hena Khan

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 10:00am
Virtual Event
Free
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Amina's Song (Amina's Voice) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534459885
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - March 9th, 2021

EVENT GUIDELINES

  • Registration for this event is free! Register by clicking the button above or visiting this link.
  • The first 15 educators to RSVP (and also attend) will get a complimentary copy of Amina’s Song!
  • We ask that you consider purchasing a copy of AMINA'S SONG to support the author, as well as our virtual programming! Your purchase will be reimbursed if you are within the first 15 to sign up and attend!
  • Digital Doors Open at 9:45 AM CT on May 20th.
  • Event Begins at 10 AM CT.
  • NOTE: Because this is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom, you will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing and sufficient Internet access. If you have not used Zoom before, you may consider referencing Getting Started with Zoom.

 

Join ADL Austin & BookPeople for a No Place for Hate® Book Talk with Author Hena Khan

Author Hena Khan will talk about the importance of inclusion in children’s literature and her newest book Amina’s Song, a story about identity, family, and advocacy. 

This conversation is for educators interested in inspiring empathy in young readers.  

The first 15 educators to RSVP and attend will get a complimentary copy of Amina’s Song! More details about that offer under "event guidelines" above.

 

More information about Amina’s Song by Hena Khan

In the companion novel to the beloved and award-winning Amina’s Voice, Amina once again uses her voice to bridge the places, people, and communities she loves—this time across continents.


It’s the last few days of her vacation in Pakistan, and Amina has loved every minute of it. The food, the shops, the time she’s spent with her family—all of it holds a special place in Amina’s heart. Now that the school year is starting again, she’s sad to leave, but also excited to share the wonders of Pakistan with her friends back in Greendale.

After she’s home, though, her friends don’t seem overly interested in her trip. And when she decides to do a presentation on Pakistani hero Malala Yousafzai, her classmates focus on the worst parts of the story. How can Amina share the beauty of Pakistan when no one wants to listen?

 

More information about No Place for Hate

Whether you’re a educator, student or family member, you have a role to play in combating bias and bullying as a means to stop the escalation of hate. Learn more about how to join the No Place for Hate® movement and see how it can help your school create a more equitable and inclusive climate.