As young Nora waits impatiently for her mother to come home from work and for her father to serve the long-simmering couscous that smells so delicious, her father tells her about his childhood in Morocco. During a famine, when Nora's grandfather had to travel far to find work and bring food for the family, her father learned the valuable life lessons of patience, perseverance, and hope.
|Publisher:||Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Elizabeth Alalou is a writer. She met Ali Alalou, who was born and raised in the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, when she was serving as a Peace Corp volunteer in southern Morocco, where they both taught in a public school. They are now married and live with their four children near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Well written easy to read to little ones.