May 18, 2022
400 NW 2nd Avenue
BOCA RATON, FL 33432
Tween Book Jam: The Boy at the Back of the Class, by Onjali Q. Rauf (ages 9-12)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
There used to be an empty chair at the back of Mrs. Khan's classroom until a new kid fills it: 9-year-old Ahmet, a Syrian refugee. He doesn't seem to smile, and he doesn't talk much. But after learning that Ahmet fled a war and was separated from his family, his classmates band together to concoct a magnificent plan to reunite Ahmet with his loved ones.
**Pick up a free copy of the book at the Downtown Library Youth Services desk once enrolled. Books donated by Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library.**