Al Salwa Books - Mama My Classmate Paperback – 2018
Noura is appalled when her mother Abeer joins her English class as a student to improve her language skills. Nobody wants to have their mother as a classmate and neither does Noura.
Will Noura be able to deal with the new situation? A funny story that shows the different situations both the mother and daughter must face as classmates. When Noura's mother decides to join her English class to improve her language skills Noura is shocked and aghast at having her mother with her in the same class.
Noura is sure that Mothers should never be in the same class as their daughters. As time goes on Noura finds out that it may not be all bad to have her mother with her in class. Discussion points: Is there an age limit to learning new skills?
Making fun of others can be hurtful. How can learning a new language improve one's life? Being open and accepting can help make new meaningful relationships.
How did Noura's mother make friends with her classmates regardless of age difference?
Sometimes by trying new things one discovers a hidden talent. What talent did Noura's mother discover and nurture? Awards WINNER of the 2018 Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children's Literature in the "Best Text" category