Kiss the Dust
Kiss the dust by Elizabeth Laird is a story about a young Kurdistan girl names Tara. Her life is challenged by having to escape from Baghdad, because her father is a member of the Pesh Murgas. She has to move from Baghdad to the mountains of Iran. Tara has to adapt to her new surroundings and struggles to survive through each day.
Tara is forced to adapt to her new surroundings when
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new environment enabled her to survive through each day in the mountains of Kurdistan. She not only changed her style of clothing, but the way she appreciated the simple things in life. Her desire to alter her ways not only showed character, but her strength as an individual. Kiss the Dust is a interesting and exciting book which shows the struggles of adapting to a lower class of life and still being able to survive.