The Picture of NobodyBook - 2010
Tommy lives with his family in Ajax, a small town close to Toronto. His parents are Ismaili Muslims who immigrated to Canada before Tommy was born. Tommy, a shy, chubby seventeen-year-old, feels like an outsider. The arrest of a terrorist group in Toronto turns Tommy's world upside down. No one noticed him before. Now, he experiences the sting of racism at the local coffee shop where he works part-time. A group of young men who hang out at the coffee shop begin to bully him. In spite, Tommy commits an act of revenge against the group's ringleader.
Publisher: Edmonton : Grass Roots Press, 2010
Branch Call Number: ESL FICTION MAH
Characteristics: 78 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Book Club Selection
From Library Staff
After the arrest of a terrorist group in Toronto, a shy Muslim teenager is faced with dealing with racism while working at a coffee shop.