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Nadia"s hands

by Karen English

  • 93 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Boyds Mills Press in Honesdale, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistani Americans
    • Subjects:
    • Weddings -- Fiction.,
    • Mehndi (Body painting) -- Fiction.,
    • Pakistani Americans -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      A Pakistani-American girl takes part in her aunt"s traditional Pakistani wedding.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Karen English ; illustrated by Jonathan Weiner.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsWeiner, Jonathan, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.E7232 Nad 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL394064M
      ISBN 101563976676
      LC Control Number98071668
      OCLC/WorldCa40721570

        Nadia's aunt is getting married and she gets to be the flower girl in the Pakistani-American wedding. She also will get mehndi put on her hands for the big event. Her cousins warn her that she might mess up and even in the midst of . Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best. From classics to self-help, cookbooks, children's books and more. Find a great selection at unbeatable prices.

      Saturday is Auntie Laila's wedding day and Nadia has been chosen as flower girl. The morning of the ceremony, Auntie Amina prepares Nadia's hands in the traditional way. Using henna, a natural dye, she creates intricate designs, called mehndi, on Nadia's hands. But Nadia is worried. Mehndi lasts a long time and doesn't wash off right away. When she goes to school on Reviews: 1.   This is a 3rd grade social studies lesson plan-Nadia's Hands by Karen English.

      Saturday is Auntie Laila’s wedding day and Nadia has been chosen as flower girl. The morning of the ceremony, Auntie Amina prepares Nadia’s hands in the traditional way. Using henna, a natural dye, she creates intricate designs, called mehndi, on Nadia’s hands. But Nadia is worried. Mehndi lasts a long time and doesn’t wash off right away. Publisher Synopsis "How the strength of time-honored traditions and the warmth and love of a large extended family transform Nadia's feelings about her hands make an affecting story." --Kirkus Reviews "Children will enjoy the wedding story, and many will recognize how a family custom can be a source of both embarrassment and pride.".


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There is a dearth of stories on issues faced by Pakistani-American children. Nadia's Hands makes a rich and stunning contribution to this area.

The storyline is splendidly rendered. Nadia has been chosen to be the flower girl in Auntie Laila's traditional Pakistani wedding. Her hands are to be decorated with intricate designs of mehndi henna/5(8).

Nadias Hands is a fiction story of a Pakistani-American girl, Nadia, who struggle with her mixed feelings over the Nadias hands book (temporary designs drawn onto womens hands with henna) on her hands (ex. she didnt want these hands that didnt look like her hands/5.

Overview When Nadia is chosen to be a flower girl in Auntie Laila's traditional Pakistani wedding, her hands are decorated with beautiful designs made with mehndi, and she comes to understand the rich culture she has inherited/5(6).

Nadia's Hands. By Jonathan Weiner, Karen English. Grades. PreK-K,Genre. Fiction When Nadia is chosen to be a flower girl in Auntie Laila's traditional Pakistani wedding, her hands are decorated Nadias hands book beautiful designs made with mehndi, and she comes to understand the rich culture she has inherited.

Other Books You Might Like. Nadia's hands is a book about a young girl who is going to be a flower girl in her Aunt's traditional Pakistani wedding and how she has to get her hands painted for the wedding, a Pakistani tradition.4/5(16).

Nadia's Hands by Karen English and Jonathan Weiner. Nadia is going to be a flower girl for Auntie Laila’s wedding. For little Nadia read more. Nadia is going to be a flower girl for Auntie Laila’s wedding.

For little Nadia this means having her hands decorated with mehndi, something about which her relatives are much more excited than she is.

She knows the markings will still. Nadia is the flower girl at her aunt's wedding and, as part of the Pakistani tradition, has her hands decorated with a long-lasting henna dye, but Nadia worries.

The morning of the ceremony, Auntie Amina prepares Nadia’s hands in the traditional way. Using henna, a natural dye, she creates intricate designs, called mehndi, on Nadia’s hands. But Nadia is worried. Mehndi lasts a long time and doesn’t wash off right away.

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Nadia is thrilled to be the flower girl at her aunt's wedding, yet continues to worries her classmates will respond on Monday to the temporary henna tattoos (mehndi). The intricate hand decorations that wear off slowly are a tradition of the family's Pakistani background. The book is a discussion of the tensions between the British and Egyptians following WW2 and how I was recommended to read this book by one of the patrons at the library I work at.

Starting to read this book, I wasn't that interested in the characters or the story, not the fault of the author, but because this wouldn't have been a book I picked /5.

How the strength of time-honored traditions and the warmth and love of a large extended family transform Nadia's feelings about her hands make an affecting—though somewhat abruptly resolved'story. Weiner's pastel illustrations amplify the text; he shows Nadia's ambivalence in her face and posture, and conveys both her pleasure at her important role in the wedding, and her.

Nadia’s Hands shows not only what henna is, but also many of the traditions and cultural aspirations many Pakistani Americans have. It is a celebration of family, a realization that sometimes being a kid is hard, and a wonderful discovery that sometimes those things that make us different aren’t bad or wrong.

Nadia isn't sure she wants hands to look so different, and she worries that she will be teased at school. Little by little, though, Nadia comes to appreciate the special Pakistani tradition that she shares with many generations of women in her family.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). There is a dearth of stories on issues faced by Pakistani-American children. Nadia's Hands makes a rich and stunning contribution to this area. The storyline is splendidly rendered. Nadia has been chosen to be the flower girl in Auntie Laila's traditional Pakistani wedding.

Her hands are to be decorated with intricate designs of mehndi henna/5. For the wedding, Nadia's Aunt puts mehndi on her hands which is only put on their hands for important occasions. I enjoyed this book because it pushes readers to think about other cultures besides their own and try to connect their own experiences to another culture or learn more about something they may have never experienced/5(33).

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Nadia’s Hands tells the story of a Pakistani-American girl and her Auntie Laila’s wedding. Auntie Laila is having a traditional Pakistani wedding, and Nadia will be the flower girl. Already worried that she won’t be good enough as a flower girl, another Auntie puts mehndi (henna) on her hands the day of the n: