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Life's not easy for Sami Sabiri, especially since his dad stuck him at a private boys' school where he's the only Muslim kid. But it's about to get a whole lot worse.
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;When Sami catches his father in a lie, he gets suspicious. Unfortunately, he's not the only one. In a whirlwind, the FBI and RCMP descend, and Sami suddenly finds his family at the centre of an international terror plot. Everything he's ever known comes into question as Sami fights to keep his world from unravelling.
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Borderline is an action-packed page-turner about loyalty and identity, starring a funny and gutsy 15-year-old determined to save his father, his family and his life.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperTrophyCanada, c2010
ISBN: 9781554680832
Branch Call Number: STRATTO
Characteristics: 298 p


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Aug 29, 2012

i didnt know what to expect when i picked up the book but when i was done reading it i was glad i did. It was definately a fun read.

Jul 22, 2011

The way Sammi's personal feelings and thoughts about islam and how others percieve it with a negative or positive light was very well written. I like that he matures thoughout the book with all the walls of security go down and what the brush of hatred can do to an individual due to their race, religion, etc. Yet, I personally thought it a bit to quick for some of the exeptence from the mother and what the friends did to aid Sammi to find out what was happening to his father.

shannonleemcnaughty Apr 26, 2011

I loved this book!!
It really make you think about how actions really effect everyone. the author chose some of the greatest characters. It was as if I was part of the story but nobody would listen to me.

cailjarv42 Apr 08, 2011

This book was a bit slow at first but i really liked the ending!

ashlyngagne Apr 08, 2011

This book was ok. The book did not get me excited and wanting to read more, i found it very boring.

meglabe6 Apr 08, 2011

I loved this book! It really made me think of how our actions really effect someone... The author chose great characters and i loved how they over come racism

SgntSprinklez Apr 08, 2011

This book was a very fast paced book. It got right into the action and never stopped on the gas. I would recommend this book to anyone..... like ian.

marthmarie Mar 29, 2011

This was a really good book! The scenes at Sami's school always seemed so real and the scene where (SPOILER ALERT!) the FBI came scared me so much :P I really liked how Allan Stratton handled the topic. 4.5/5

Mar 24, 2011

This was a hilarious, serious, and meaningful book. The main character Sami expresses his view on Islam, which is surprising to some, but actually very common among some young muslim teenagers. The injustice and trials that Muslim children face growing up in islamophobic societies was deeply explored. i loved that Sami eventually embraced his religion. overall, really great book.

ahuff Mar 10, 2011

This was a fast paced exciting book and I really liked it. I also liked how there was a different culture and how it was written.

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Aug 07, 2012

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