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User Review  - CatieN - LibraryThing

Told through the eyes of 8-year-old Ruba, this is the story of one family trying to survive in 1980s Lebanon as the country is being attacked by Israel. This is a story of lost innocence, religious ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - AlexDraven - LibraryThing

Child's perspective mirroring individuals looking at the big political perspective. Narrowly Ruba's POV, so the picture we get of those around her shifts over the book, and things skip around based on ... Read full review

Review: A Girl Made of Dust

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

I picked this up on a whim at the library and was instantly hooked. I knew almost nothing about this group of Christians who were displaced in Lebanon in the '80s. This author has a knack of ... Read full review

Review: A Girl Made of Dust

User Review  - Carla - Goodreads

A bittersweet coming of age story told through the eyes of a 10-year-old girl in Lebanon. I read one reviewer who claimed that the narrator was awkward and forced, but I found her believable and ... Read full review

Review: A Girl Made of Dust

User Review  - Katie Lynn - Goodreads

Favorite parts of the book: "Teta, tell me a sotry." She blinked as though I'd woken her. "what?" "A story." "Not now, habibti." "Please. Tell me the one about the boy who wants the moon." Even if she ... Read full review

Review: A Girl Made of Dust

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Ruba, an eight-year-old Lebanese Maronite Christian girl is of an age where she is becoming more aware of family tensions, as well as being concerned with real and imaginary childhood issues such as ... Read full review

Review: A Girl Made of Dust

User Review  - Joel - Goodreads

Set in Lebanon during the Israeli invasion, it's a family's story told by the young daughter. While it was interesting and an okay read, there was some missing element; a passion that didn't come ... Read full review


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