The Resource Darius the Great is not okay, Adib Khorram

Darius the Great is not okay, Adib Khorram

Label
Darius the Great is not okay
Title
Darius the Great is not okay
Statement of responsibility
Adib Khorram
Title variation
  • Darius the Great isn't okay
  • Darius the Great is not OK
  • Darius the Great isn't OK
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He's a Fractional Persian -- half, his mom's side -- and his first ever trip to Iran is about to change his life. Darius has never really fit in at home, and he's sure things are going to be the same in Iran. His clinical depression doesn't exactly help matters, and trying to explain his medication to his grandparents only makes things harder. Then Darius meets Sohrab, the boy next door, and everything changes. Soon, they're spending their days together, playing soccer, eating faludeh, and talking for hours on a secret rooftop overlooking the city's skyline. Sohrab calls him Darioush -- the original Farsi version of his name -- and Darius has never felt more like himself than he does now that he's Darioush to Sohrab. By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Adib Khorram's brilliant debut is for anyone who's ever felt not good enough -- then met a friend who makes them feel so much better than okay
Summary
Clinically-depressed Darius Kellner, a high school sophomore, travels to Iran to meet his grandparents, but it is their next-door neighbor, Sohrab, who changes his life
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Young Adult Literature, 2019.
  • William C. Morris YA Debut Award, 2019.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2019.
  • Westchester Fiction Award, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10684614
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khorram, Adib
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Grandparents
  • Depression, Mental
  • Iranian Americans
  • Americans
  • Young adult fiction
  • Iran
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Darius the Great is not okay, Adib Khorram
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9780525553809
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Darius the Great is not okay, Adib Khorram
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9780525553809
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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