More to the Story
by Hena Khan
From the critically acclaimed author of Aminas Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcotts beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia. When Jameela Mirza is picked to be feature editor of her middle school newspaper, shes one step closer to being an award-winning journalist like her late grandfather. The problem is her editor-in-chief keeps shooting down her article ideas. Jameelas assigned to write about the new boy in school, who has a cool British accent but doesnt share much, and wonders how shell make his story gripping enough to enter into a national media contest. Jameela, along with her three sisters, is devastated when their father needs to take a job overseas, away from their cozy Georgia home for six months. Missing him makes Jameela determined to write an epic article--one to make her dad extra proud. But when her younger sister gets seriously ill, Jameelas world turns upside down. And as her hunger for fame looks like it might cost her a blossoming friendship, Jameela questions what matters most, and whether shes cut out to be a journalist at all...
Author: Hena Khan
Publisher: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2020-09-08