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Make Your Own Mosaic Tile


Colorful, intricately painted tiles decorated the floors and walls of houses, palaces and houses of worship in Tehran, the capital of Iran, formerly known as Persia. In this activity, you will create your own mosaic tile inspired by The Girl with a Brave Heart and traditional Persian tiles.

The Girl with a Brave Heart

Young Shiraz lives a lonely life with her stepmother and stepsister, completely unaware of the old woman who lives alone next door...until Shiraz's runaway yarn ball brings them face-to-face. This beautiful story from Tehran-born Israeli pop star Rita Jahanforuz explores the power of listening to others and the value of empathy. Written by Rita Jahanforuz Illustrated by Vali Mintzi