Here to Stay

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Product Number: 3E1239
Released: Feb 20, 2019
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ISBN: #9781980021155
Narrator/s: Jonathan Todd Ross
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Description

For most of high school, Bijan Majidi has flown under the radar. He gets good grades, reads comics, hangs out with his best friend, Sean, and secretly crushes on Elle, one of the most popular girls in his school. When he's called off the basketball team's varsity bench and makes the winning basket in a playoff game, everything changes in an instant. But not everyone is happy that Bijan is the man of the hour: an anonymous cyberbully sends the entire school a picture of Bijan photoshopped to look like a terrorist. His mother is horrified, and the school administration is outraged. They promise to find and punish the culprit. All Bijan wants is to pretend it never happened and move on, but the incident isn't so easily erased. Though many of his classmates rally behind Bijan, some don't want him or his type to be a part of their school. And Bijan's finding out it's not always easy to tell your enemies from your friends . . .

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Author(s): Sara Farizan
Narrator(s): Jonathan Todd Ross
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Released: Feb 07, 2019
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ISBN: #9781980011361
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Author(s): Sara Farizan
Narrator(s): Jonathan Todd Ross
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Released: Oct 04, 2018
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ISBN: #9781980011408
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Author(s): Sara Farizan
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Released: Sep 18, 2018
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ISBN: #9781616208721
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Sara Farizan
Narrator(s): Jonathan Todd Ross
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ISBN: #9781980030911
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Text - Hardback
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Teacher's Guide
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Product Number 4T1371
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ISBN: #9781980031178

Professional reviews

"Narrator Jonathan Todd Ross delivers a relevant and timely story about bullying, Islamophobia, and racism. Bijan Majidi is a nerdy junior varsity jock at the Granger School in Boston. After winning a playoff game, he finds himself part of the popular group at Granger. However, he discovers that not everyone is thrilled about him when he receives an anonymous email with his picture photoshopped to look like a terrorist. Ross's powerful voice perfectly reflects Bijan's personality. In some instances, however, he fails to make the female characters' voices distinct. Since the audiobook has basketball elements to it, Ross also delivers a lively sports commentator's play-by-play every time Bijan becomes pensive. Teens aren't the only ones who will appreciate this listen. A.C. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine"

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