Chapters 1-3, pages 1-33
The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Ahmed, Samira. Internment. Little, Brown & Co., 2019. Hardcover version.
• Internment begins with Layla Amin sneaking to her boyfriend David’s house, alert to the possibility that she might hear the sound of the Exclusion officers’ boots.
• In the Center Square, the Exclusion Authority is holding a book burning, as has become the custom since the election, the Nazi march on Washington DC, the Muslim ban, the Registry of Muslims, and then the Exclusion Laws that led to the firing of all Muslims three months ago, and the President’s categorization of Muslims as a threat to the country a month ago.
• Layla says that she lives in a small college town where her father has been a poetry professor, but soldiers and pepper spray shut down the students’ protests, and David is...
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