Nomination: The Secret Sky

downloadAbawi, Atia. The Secret Sky. 2014. 300p. Philomel, Penguin. $17.99 (9780399160783) Gr. 10-up.

Reunited after a number of years, Fatima and Sami realize that their childhood affection has turned into love.  But as a Hazara female and a Pashtun male in a small Afghanistan village, they know their relationship will bring dishonor and possibly death. Searching for a way to be together brings about hidden prejudices and betrayal.

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