Does my head look big in this?

Randa Abdel-Fattah.

Sixteen-year-old Amal makes the decision to start wearing the hijab full- time and everyone has a reaction, from her parents and friends to strangers on the street. But she stands by her decision to embrace her Muslim faith and all that it is in this stunning debut novel.


Tracy MillerPosted July 1, 2009

Amal decides to wear the hijab even though she realizes that it won't be well received among her classmates.  Although this story is about Amal's decision and the grief she faces for so outwardly expressing her religious beliefs, it is also abou...

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