Author Visit – Rukhsana Khan

The Grade 6 class had the honour to hear Rukhsana Khan present her book, THE ROSES IN MY CARPET. “A young Afghan describes his grim life in the refugee camp where he lives with his mother and younger sister . . . One day his sister is hit by a truck. That night, after learning that she will survive, he dreams of jets crossing the sky and dropping bombs, but unlike his earlier nightmares of suffering a direct hit, he now dreams that the three find a space “the size of a carpet” where no bombs can strike.” It was an inspiring presentation.