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Author: Aisha Saeed
Publisher: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, ©2018 [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior, she is forced to leave her heartbroken family behind and go work at their estate. Amal is distraught but has faced setbacks before. So she summons her courage and begins navigating the complex rules of life as a servant,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aisha Saeed
ISBN: 9780399544682 0399544682
OCLC Number: 1001323628
Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Aisha Saeed.

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Aisha Saeed's middle-grade debut tells the compelling story of a girl's fight to regain her life and dreams after being forced into indentured servitude.  Read more...
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* "Saeed (Written in the Stars) infuses this true-to-life story of unjust power dynamics in a poor Pakistani village with a palpable sense of dread regarding the fate of the inquisitive, industrious, Read more...

 
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