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                                           Farhana Zia, author, multi-cultural books for children
                     Book Talk/Cultural Fest/Multi-media presentations for grades K-8
        
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          The above link will take you to an author by state list, a valuable resource created by children's book author, Kim Norman.
You will find my name listed under Massachusetts. Ooops!  I think you will need to highlight, right click and then go to the site when prompted.  How, O how can I get this link to be live?? 

Book reading/ culture awareness building program designed to bring the audience up close and personal with the foods, music and traditions of the Indian subcontinent through a telling of Aneel and Dada-ji’s tale.  Students will participate in a variety of fun hands-on experiences such as: roti making and sari wrapping.  The author will share her journey as a writer and address her personal history and her writing process.  The session will be followed by a question/answer period.

Target audience:  Grades K-4

Duration: 1 hour

                    
                                               

 This presentation combines  slide presentation, demonstrations/artifacts and excerpt reading to introduce the customs and traditions of Aliya’s family, a Muslim/American family with roots in the Indian subcontinent.  The audience will learn about Aliya’s festive foods and about the workings of a joint family.  Among other things, they will learn to tie the hijab and will have the opportunity to ask questions about it.

Target audience: Grades 5-8.

Duration: 1 hour

         

A multi media presentation that includes a book reading, an exhibit and a fun peek into Basanta's world.  Make tamarind lollies!  Sweep the floor with Basanta's hand broom!  Try your hand at Amma's winnow!  Tie on Amma's sari! Light a Diwali sparkler!  Create lovely rangoli patterns!

Target audience: Grades 3-6

Duration: I hour


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                                                                                                      Home: (508) 620-0035 Cell: (508) 361-2373  

                                                                                              website: www.fziastories.com   

                                                                                             email: farhanazia@hotmail.com 

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Farhana Zia,
Feb 27, 2017, 11:48 AM
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Farhana Zia,
Feb 27, 2017, 11:48 AM
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Farhana Zia,
Apr 25, 2015, 4:39 PM
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Farhana Zia,
Feb 27, 2017, 11:47 AM
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Farhana Zia,
Feb 27, 2017, 11:48 AM
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Farhana Zia,
Apr 25, 2015, 4:39 PM
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