Love, Hate & Other FiltersAhmed, Samira
Maya Aziz can appreciate that her parents will want to control her life for as long as possible, but she is having none of it. She has her sights set high - studying film-making in New York - and nothing is going to stop her. Even a terrorist attack that adds yet another layer of scrutiny for them as Muslims and people of colour, will not deter her.
With its thought-provoking depiction of Islamophobia in contemporary America and its exploration of the challenges for children of migrants, this is an engaging coming-of-age story that will appeal to readers of all ages. [Larger font]