Whose Doll is this?

Written by Taghreed Najjar
Illustrated by


Born and raised in the US, 17-year-old Arwa is looking for a special gift to give to her grandmother Laila, a university professor in Chicago. Never in her wildest dreams did she expect to find such an unbelievable present. Together with her best friend Sarah she embarks on an exciting adventure to find out how her Grandma’s present ended up in Chicago all the way from Jaffa Palestine. As the story of a family of Palestinian immigrants unfolds, Arwa must find the right balance between two cultures and come to terms with her family’s painful history.

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