Dawn and Dusk
Thirteen-year-old Azad knows nothing but war while growing up in a predominantly Kurdish town in Sardasht, Iran. Iran's new religious leader, the Ayatollah Khomeini wants to eliminate the Kurds while Iraq's Saddam Hussein's would like to occupy that part of Iran. Readers get a glimpse into the heart of this young Kurdish refugee and will experience the loss and hope of emigration.
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)