Kamran Smith has it all. He's the star of the football team, dates the most popular girl in school, and can't wait to enlist in the Army like his big brother, Darius. Although Kamran's family hails from Iran, Kamran has always felt 100% American. Accepted. And then everything implodes.
Darius is accused of being a terrorist. Kamran refuses to believe it, but the evidence is there -- Darius has been filmed making threats against his country, hinting at an upcoming deadly attack. Kamran's friends turn on him -- suddenly, in their eyes, he's a terrorist, too.
Kamran knows it's up to him to clear his brother's name. In a race against time, Kamran must piece together a series of clues and codes that will lead him to Darius -- and the truth. But is it a truth Kamran is ready to face? And is he putting his own life at risk?
This novel is another great story by acclaimed author, Alan Gratz. The story is a heart-racing action-adventure about the War on Terror. Each chapter will capture you and make you want to read the next! The story centers on two brothers, Kamran and Darius Smith. Darius is the oldest and fighting for the U.S. in Afghanistan until one day his family, and the world see him in a video of a terrorist attack on a U. S. Embassy. Kamran and his family are detained and interrogated by Homeland Security. Is Darius a terrorist or is he innocent? Kamran believes he is innocent and sets out to prove it.
Novel Study Includes:
*Introduction PowerPoint to be used before the study begins (5 slides)
*Over 260 Novel Questions by Chapter (8 pages) The questions are only literal questions that can be used as running quizzes as your read the novel in class. Instructors are free to create their own higher order thinking questions for this novel.
*Answers to Novel Questions with page numbers (8 pages)
*Suggested Reading Guide for Novel Study
*Vocabulary Handout (2 pages)
*Vocabulary Definitions included (2 pages)
*End of the Novel Test with answers
*End of the Novel Essay with grading rubric