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Homeless Bird

Homeless Bird
Author: Gloria Whelan
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ISBN: 9780439296915
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This National Book Award-winning novel chronicles the story of a young Indian woman who dares to defy fate when she is forced into an arranged marriage.
Homeless Bird
Language: un
Pages: 216
Authors: Gloria Whelan
Categories: Arranged marriage
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:
This National Book Award-winning novel chronicles the story of a young Indian woman who dares to defy fate when she is forced into an arranged marriage.
Homeless Bird
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Gloria Whelan, Various
Categories: Arranged marriage
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Koly's parents have arranged a marriage for their only daughter and now, like many girls her age in India, she will leave her home forever. She longs to run away, but she knows that she cannot go against tradition. On her wedding day, Koly's fate is sealed. Caught up in
Homeless Bird
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gloria Whelan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-06 - Publisher: Harper Collins
The National Book Award-winning novel about one remarkable young woman who dares to defy fate, perfect for readers who enjoyed A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park or Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in
Building Character Through Multicultural Literature
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Rosann Jweid, Margaret Rizzo
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press
A comprehensive reference to 50 titles that will help children cultivate ethics, assume personal responsibility, and practice moral judgment in unfamiliar cultural contexts.
Homeless Bird
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Gloria Whelan
Categories: Arranged marriage
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
When thirteen-year-old Koly enters into an ill-fated arranged marriage, she must either suffer a destiny dictated by India's tradition or find the courage to oppose it.
Angel on the Square
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Gloria Whelan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-06 - Publisher: Harper Collins
From the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Homeless Bird comes “an absorbing saga”* about a young heroine coming of age in the tumultuous years leading up to the Russian revolution. Gripping, accessible historical fiction that's perfect for schools and classrooms, as well as for fans of Ruta Sepetys
Listening for Lions
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Gloria Whelan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-06 - Publisher: Harper Collins
A critically acclaimed historical novel “that roars” (Kliatt), from the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Homeless Bird. Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when her missionary parents are struck with influenza, she is left vulnerable to her family’s malicious neighbors. Surrounded by greed
Thematic Guide to Young Adult Literature
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Alice Trupe
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
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Chu Ju's House
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gloria Whelan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-06 - Publisher: Harper Collins
One girl too many . . . When a girl is born to Chu Ju's family, it is quickly determined that the baby must be sent away. After all, the law states that a family may have only two children, and tradition dictates that every family should have a boy.
A Field Guide to the Classroom Library
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Lucy McCormick Calkins, Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (Columbia University)
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Heinemann
Noted teacher/author Lucy Calkins and a team from The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Community have created the most comprehensive and accessible leveled lists and guides for nearly 1,200 children's trade books.