Zainab Akbary is a Grade 7 student at Branksome Hall in Toronto, Canada. She loves reading and writing and being creative. She has been awarded the L’engagement en Français Award. Zainab loves helping people. Her desire is to help children to have a good education. To start building that desire, she built a school in Afghanistan under her name for girls from Grades 1 through 12. She wishes to do this all around the world.
In her spare time, Zainab loves skiing, playing tennis, and swimming. She swims at a competitive level and has finished Red Cross Swimming, receiving a lifeguard certificate. She loves debating and public speaking. Since Grade 1, she has given speeches at assemblies, weddings, and events.
This is her first book that tells a very encouraging story about how to have a truthful friendship. Zainab hopes this story will help young readers to understand friendship better.