AWARD Short-listed for the Sheikh Zayed Prize for Children Literature 2014
Written by: Taghreed Najjar, Illustrated by: Zeinab Faydee,
Raghda is the new girl in school. She is made fun of because she wears a hat all the time, even in hot weather. When Raghda reveals that she wears the hat because she has cancer her classmates become more accepting and understanding. Zainab becomes Raghda’s best friend with whom she shares her joys and pain. They spend a lot of time together sometimes joined by Raghda’s brother Salem. All three get to go on a balloon riding adventure; a trip that they will always remember and cherish.