Publication date: July 2014
World Rights. Rights sold: Germany
Zeyneb is like any other thirteen-year-old British girl, juggling the demands of her social life, school work and family. But as a Muslim girl attracted to a non-Muslim boy she has more difficult choices – and one very big decision. Now a woman in the eyes of her religion, she must decide if she will wear a headscarf. Zeyneb wants to make the right choice, not just for her family or friends, but for herself.
I’m lying under the hydrangea bush at the bottom of our
garden. My father mowed the lawn this morning and the
smell of cut grass makes me think of the lazy summer...