Sadiq and the Desert Star

Sadiq and the Desert Star

When Sadiq's father leaves on a business trip, he worries he'll miss his baba too much. But Baba has a story for Sadiq: the story of the Desert Star. Learning about Baba's passion for the stars sparks Sadiq's interest in outer space. But can Sadiq fi...

Title:Sadiq and the Desert Star
ISBN:9781515838784
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    Sadiq and the Desert Star Reviews

  • Etienne

    This book is good, but trying to touch so many subjects it became a bit over pack with content. It goes into astronomy, Islamic/Arabic culture (not so sure how to call it... I hope I don’t offend an...

  • Lacy

    🌠🎶 can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars 🎶🌠 Sadiq and the Desert Star is a middle grade short chapter book that blends with graphic novel. Sadiq is our m...

  • Angel

    Beginning chapter book featuring a Somali-American family from Minnesota! Included in the front are some facts about Somalia and some vocabulary used throughout the book, which help unfamiliar readers...

  • Jessica

    I loved this story about a Somali-American boy who loves space. Sadiq is a character that I've been waiting to see in kids lit for a long time—kind, adventurous, and relatable. His story opens a doo...

  • Amber Webb

    Sadiq is going to be an excellent new series for early readers along the same lines of Yasmin. Sadiq, the main character shares his pains, interests, friends and love with the reader. A young Somali M...

  • Heather Albrecht

    This book is perfect for my first grade classroom (in Minnesota, just like Sadiq!). We study astronomy just like his class does in the book. I can see Sadiq being a wonderful example for my students w...

  • Franki Sibberson

    A good new series-early chapter book with good supports for transitional readers....

  • Umm Afraz

    In this book, Sadiq learns about astronomy and planet observation through a telescope. Although I have heard of the desert star, living in the city – like Sadiq – it is nearly impossible to see th...

  • Margaret Boling

    3/21/2020 ~ A strong new #ownvoices transitional chapter book series from Capstone. Sadiq is Somali, living in Minnesota (where there is a large Somali population). I appreciated that Sadiq is a kid (...

  • Erin

    Thanks to the publishers and Netgalley for providing a review copy. Sadiq and the Desert Star is an early chapter book about Sadiq, a Somali Muslim American boy. Sadiq's third grade class is taking a ...