Saving Kabul Corner Curriculum Guide

Saving Kabul Corner Curriculum Guide
The fast-paced mystery Saving Kabul Corner, by N. H. Senzai, blends fascinating details about Afghan-American food and culture with themes about conflict and family. The discussion questions in this curriculum guide to the text align with Common Core State Standards for Reading Literature. Students will discuss foreshadowing, conflict resolution, key ideas and details, and the craft and structure of the text. Through research activities, they'll learn about foods from different cultures and explore the rich history and cultural heritage of Afghanistan.

Grade Levels: 3 - 7

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Saving Kabul Corner
N.H. Senzai

A rough and tumble tomboy, twelve-year-old Ariana couldn't be more different from her cousin Laila, who just arrived from Afghanistan with her family. When a rival Afghan grocery store opens near Ariana's family store, it reignites a decades-old feud tracing back to Afghanistan. The cousins, their friend Mariam, and their newfound frenemy, Waleed Ghilzai, must ban together to help the families find a lasting peace before it destroys both businesses and everything their parents have worked for.
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