X: A Novel: Cowritten by Malcolm X's daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world. Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's a pack of lies — after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the…
At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thrill we understand that things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed.
A tin hat. A bomb fragment. A toy soldier. These and other objects spark eleven original tales by authors including Michael Morpurgo, Marcus Sedgwick, and Ursula Dubosarsky. Black-and-white photographs and information about the items that inspired the book’s stories. Biographies of contributing authors. Black-and-white illustrations.
A journalist who grew up in the Midwest and the Middle East, offers her unique vantage point on the Quran's most provocative verses as she debates with Akram, conversations filled with both good humor and powerful insights. Their story takes them to madrasas in India and pilgrimage sites in Mecca, as they encounter politicians and jihadis, feminist activists and conservative scholars. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Reco