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Does My Head Look Big in This? (2006) [Novel]
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The slide opened and I heard a gentle, kind voice: "What is your confession, my child?"
I was stuffed. The Priest would declare me a heretic; my parents would call me a traitor…
The Priest asked me again: "What is your confession, my child?"
"I'm Muslim." I whispered.

Welcome to my world. I'm Amal Abdel-Hakim, a seventeen year-old Australian-Palestinian-Muslim still trying to come to grips with my various identity hyphens.

It's hard enough being cool as a teenager when being one issue behind the latest Cosmo is enough to disqualify you from the in-group. Try wearing a veil on your head and practising the bum's up position at lunchtime and you know you're in for a tough time at school.

Luckily my friends support me, although they've got a few troubles of their own. Simone, blonde, gorgeous and overweight – she's got serious image issues, and Leila's really intelligent but her parents are more interested in her getting a marriage certificate than her high school certificate!

And I thought I had problems…

Original title: Does My Head Look Big in This?
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionReligiousIslam
FictionChildren & Young AdultTeensChicklit

Edition #1: Does My Head Look Big in This?

Does My Head Look Big in This? (2006)
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Language: English

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Does My Head Look Big in This? (2006)


ISBN: 0439950589

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