On the eve of 9/11, a new daughter is born. Khadijah goes to School shares ideas of Contribution with the world. This is A story about You…

Sep 09, 2011, 13:14 ET from Khadijah goes to School

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - New book, Khadijah goes to School - A story about You…is universal and empowering.  In one word, its theme is Contribution: personal contribution, contribution to others, and contribution to society.   It is a "device" designed to spark curiosity, discussion, and even break down some stereotypes.

The careful reader will be rewarded, regardless of age.  The experience lies in the details, including both covers.  It is fun and simple, yet native and direct. This book will talk to you; it will invite you to look inside and beyond, refusing to be judged by its cover.  It is an Ideas book.

A young girl, Khadijah, learns about the lessons of life, namely, life is helping yourself and helping other people™. The book is a grassroots, self-funded production. The making involved hundreds of people from educators, to students, even the homeless, who helped review the manuscript.  Author Asim Hussain, wanted to ensure this book had value, "because this book is a contribution to Canada and every other nation."

"This book is my ambassador to Canada, the United States, and wherever else this book may go.  This book shares experiences and tells stories.  It's a bridge builder, a device for communication, and discussion, and is for all people.  It's something friends and neighbours can share across this nation," says Asim Hussain, author of Khadijah goes to School.

Khadijah goes to School is subtitled: A story about You… It is a 28 page multi-layered graphical production.  In particular, the presentation of poetry, prose, and art enforce themes of education, philosophy, and psychology.  In essence, ideas of "The Self" and Contribution remind the reader to remember themselves and their personal contribution, which are special and necessary, Now.

Join Khadijah on a journey.  Come closer - imagine being in Khadijah's shoes for a moment - now experience the story: A story about You…


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