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An impossible thing to say  Cover Image Book Book

An impossible thing to say / Arya Shahi.

Shahi, Arya, (author.).


In the aftermath of 9/11, high school sophomore Omid grapples with finding the right words to connect with his grandfather, embrace his Iranian heritage, and express his feelings towards a girl, until he immerses himself in the rhymes and rhythms of rap music and finds his voice.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063248359
  • ISBN: 0063248352
  • Physical Description: 410 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Allida, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 13 up. Allida.
Grades 10-12. Allida.
Subject: Families > Young adult fiction.
Iranian Americans > Young adult fiction.
Rap (Music) > Young adult fiction.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 > Young adult fiction.
Novels in verse.
Family life > Fiction.
Iranian Americans > Fiction.
Rap (Music) > Fiction.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 > Fiction.
Genre: Novels in verse.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library TEEN SHAHI 39851001778670 Teen New Books Copy hold Available -

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