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Gratz, Alan

Summary: When Iranian-American Kamran Smith learns that his big brother, Darius, has been labelled a terrorist, he sets out to piece together the codes and clues that will save his brother's life and his country from a deadly terrorist attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Abdoh, Salar

Summary: Iranian ex-pat Reza Malek's quiet professorial life is upended when he returns to Tehran to help his best friend Sina Vava who is involved with Shia militants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABD

Kheiriyeh, Rashin

Summary: Rashin is an Iranian immigrant girl living in New York, excited by her first trip to Coney Island, and fascinated by the differences in the beach customs between her native Iran and her new home--but she misses the saffron flavored ice cream that she usedto eat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KHE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KHE

Mafi, Tahereh

Summary: A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Khadivi, Laleh

Summary: "Laguna Beach, California, 2009. Alireza Courdee, a fourteen-year-old straight-A student and chemistry whiz, takes his first hit of pot. In as long as it takes to inhale and exhale, he is transformed from the high-achieving son of Iranian immigrants into a happy-go-lucky stoner. He loses his virginity, takes up surfing, and sneaks away to all-night raves. For the first time, Reza--now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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Tyler, Anne.

Summary: Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TYL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TYL

Farizan, Sara.

Summary: High school junior Leila's Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at Armstead Academy, and if word got out that she liked girls life would be twice as hard, but when a new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual, so she struggles to sort out her growing feelings...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC FAR

Gratz, Alan

Summary: When Iranian-American Kamran Smith learns that his big brother, Darius, has been labeled a terrorist, he sets out to piece together the codes and clues that will save his brother's life and his country from a deadly terrorist attack.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRA

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons (a young American couple) invite the Yazdans (Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife) to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Tyl

Khorram, Adib

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Clinically-depressed Darius Kellner, a high school sophomore, travels to Iran to meet his grandparents, but it is their next-door neighbor, Sohrab, who changes his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KHO

Ahmadi, Arvin.

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Scott Ferdowsi's impromptu trip to a famous professor for advice about success turns into a summer of freedom that brings him answers in unexpected places"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AHM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AHM

Dumas, Firoozeh

Summary: "Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southern California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DUM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DUM

Saedi, Sara

Summary: In San Jose, California, in the 1990s, teenaged Sara keeps a diary of life as an Iranian American and her discovery that she and her family entered as undocumented immigrants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 SAE

Nazemian, Abdi

Summary: Daria Esfandyar is an Iranian American fiercely proud of her heritage. She and her friends call themselves the Authentics, because they pride themselves on always keeping it real. But in the course of researching a school project, Daria learns something shocking about her past, which launches her on a journey of self-discovery. Suddenly, it seems everyone is keeping secrets, and it's getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NAZ

Dubus, Andre

Summary: Kathy, a recovering alcoholic, separated from her husband, fails to open a series of letters from the tax office. The State seizes her house and it is sold to Behrani, a former Iranian Air Force officer. For him, the house comes to represent a passport to the American dream, but not for Kathy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUB