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Farah is the new girl at school and the dupatta covering her head makes her just a little different from the other students. Because she hasn't learned the English language yet, she knows that some people might not be very friendly. On the second day of school, the class takes a field trip to an apple orchard. Farah sees that some of the children want to become friends with her on the hay ride. When it comes time to make the apple cider, however, other classmates protest as she drops the only green apple into a vat full of ripe red ones. Will Farah's apple ruin the cider? Winner of the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers, Eve Bunting warmly conveys the feelings of a young Muslim girl who faces a new school in a new country. Farah's fears and joys are deftly expressed in a eloquent reading by narrator Charlotte Parry.
©2006 Edward D.Bunting; (P)2007 Recorded Books, LLC
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Critic Reviews

"This poignant, attractive offering fills a growing need for picture books about contemporary immigrants of Arab descent." (Booklist)
"[A] gentle story about being new and different, with the author delivering her message in her classically subtle style." (Kirkus Reviews)
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