FAITH/RELIGIOUS GROUPS

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Gravity
by: Leanne Lieberman

Gravity tells the story of Ellie Gold, who finds a conflict with her Jewish faith when she falls in love with a girl at her grandmother's cottage. But, her family may be able to show Ellie that there is space for both identities in her life. 

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
by: Michael Chabon

As the world seems to follow the ideals of Hitler's anti-Semitism, Kavalier and Clay, two Jewish boys in America, escape into a comic book adventure of their own that gives them a place to thrive.

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Amina's Voice
by: Hena Khan

Amina's Voice follows Amina's struggles as a Pakistani-American Muslim girl. She is caught between assimilation and retaining her familial and faith-based cultures, and the pressures of fitting in certainly don't help.

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Persepolis
by: Marjane Satrapi

In a beautiful graphic novel, Satrapi tells the story of her development in the wake of the triumph Islamic Regime, the devastating effects of war in Iraq, and the overthrowing of the Shah's regime.

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Godless
by: Pete Hautman

Godless follows the story of Jason Bock, as he swears off all traditional religion and creates his own that praises his town's water tower. As the religion grows, it takes on a life of its own.

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The Young Atheist's Handbook
by: Alom Shaha

The Young Atheist's Handbook tells the true story of Alom's struggle with faith. Growing up in a Muslim household, Alom was drawn much more to science than faith, which ultiamtelyleads to this text: a guide to life a fullfilling and compassionate life without faith.

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The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf
by: Mohja Kahf

Khadra Shamy is a Syrian immigrant who lives in a tight-knit Muslim community in Indiana. But, as she continues life in the United States, Khadra consistently wrestles with the concepts of "Muslim" versus "American."

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Skunk Girl
by: Sheba Karim

Nina Khan's familial pressures of preparing herself for marriage and the endless possibilities of everything else put her in a compromised position between two cultures and their respective expectations.

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