Fire and Ashes - by Ahmed Hassan & Wes Erwin (Hardcover)
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About this item
Suggested Age: 7-13 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Social Topics
Publisher: Little Fig
Book theme: Emotions & Feelings
Author: Ahmed Hassan & Wes Erwin
Street Date: July 1, 2022
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-3969
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
About the Book
This picture book is a story, lesson, guide, and inspiration to all children, but especially to those dealing with trauma. This and future wisdom-rich African proverb stories are intended to expand the narrative of nonfiction inclusion in social emotional learning (SEL) curricula. Each book in the series helps children move forward with confidence and healthy coping skills..
Fire and Ashes, A Boy and an African Proverb is the debut story in a series of children's picture books that brings the relevance of African proverbs to our modern world. Warfa, a Somalian refugee, struggles to adapt to his new elementary school. Haunted by distressing memories, he turns to his grandmother and her sage African proverb:
Ninna dab buu ka baqaa, ninna dambaas buu ka baqaa.
One man fears fire, another man fears ashes
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