Books Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga Hardcover, 352 pages, Balzer + Bray, List Price: $16.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleOther Words for HomeAuthorJasmine Warga Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises. Genres: Poetry Children's Books Fiction Also by Jasmine Warga My Heart and Other Black Holes Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Other Words for Home Review Book Reviews These 'Words For Home' Are Poetic And Powerful May 30, 2019 Jasmine Warga's middle grade novel in verse follows a Syrian immigrant girl struggling to fit in with her relatives in unfamiliar Cincinnati. It's remarkably sensitive, and deceptively easy to read.