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Marina Budhos

Biography

Marina Budhos

Marina Budhos

Books by Marina Budhos

by Marina Budhos - Current Affairs, Fiction, Prejudice , Young Adult 12+

Naeem is far from the “model teen.” Moving fast in his immigrant neighborhood in Queens is the only way he can outrun the eyes of his hardworking Bangladeshi parents and their gossipy neighbors. Even worse, they’re not the only ones watching. Everyone knows: Be careful what you say and who you say it to. Anyone might be a watcher. Naeem thinks he can charm his way through anything, until his mistakes catch up with him and the cops offer a dark deal. Naeem sees a way to be a hero --- a protector --- like the guys in his brother’s comic books. Yet what is a hero? What is a traitor?

by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos - Biography, History, How-to
Robert Capa and Gerda Taro were young Jewish refugees, idealistic and in love. As photographers in the 1930s, they set off to capture their generation's most important struggle --- the fight against fascism. Today, our screens are flooded with images from around the world. But Capa and Taro were pioneers, bringing home the crises and dramas of their time --- and helping give birth to the idea of bearing witness through technology.
by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos - Nonfiction

Sugar was the substance that drove the bloody slave trade and caused the loss of countless lives but it also planted the seeds of revolution that led to freedom in the American colonies, Haiti, and France. With songs, oral histories, maps, and over 80 archival illustrations, SUGAR CHANGED THE WORLD tells of how one product can reveal the grand currents of world history in new ways.