Khadra is trying to deal with her recent falling out with her best friend, Alice. As she reflects on Alice’s betrayal, she makes an unlikely new friend and finds unexpected purpose in helping him survive a dangerous situation. Set in Marseille, the second largest city in France, this second installment of the "Alice" series takes the reader on a journey of compassion and perseverance. "Khadra" can be read either separately from "Alice" or as a sequel.
- 300 unique words; total word count: 4000
- 38 pages of text
- written in present tense
- contains information about Marseille and about daily Arabic culture
- setting: Marseille
- with free audio version
||In 'Alice, La liste', Khadra was kind of antagonistic, but fortunately in this book we get to know her as a very kind, engaged person who is able to reflect on her own behavior. She cares about people and is willilng to do what she can to help them. One of my favorite characters!
Information for teachers
The real-life characters, situations and emotions will make this book the favorite of many students. The story naturally includes information about the culture and habits of Khadra's French-Algerian family and friends, and about the city of Marseille. More factual information about these can be found in the back of the book. Themes: Friendship - Perseverance - Compassion - Family and religious traditions - City.
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