Wanting Mor

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Publisher:
Groundwood Books,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
540L
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Jameela and her family live in a poor, war-torn village in Afghanistan. Even with her cleft lip and lack of educational opportunities, Jameela feels relatively secure, sustained by her Muslim faith and the love of her mother, Mor. But when Mor dies, Jameela's father impulsively decides to start a new life in Kabul. Jameela is appalled as he succumbs to alcohol and drugs, then suddenly remarries, a situation that soon has her a virtual slave to a demanding stepmother. After she's discovered trying to learn to read, Jameela is abandoned in a busy market, eventually landing in an orphanage run by the same army that killed so many members of her family. Throughout it all, the memory of her mother sustains her, giving Jameela the strength to face her father and stepmother when fate brings them together again. Inspired by a true story, and set in a world far removed from that of Western readers, this powerful novel reveals that the desire for identity and self-understanding is universal.
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ISBN:
9780888998620
9780888998583
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.7, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
540L
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subject_facet Afghan War, 2001- -- Juvenile fiction
Girls -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction
Orphanages -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Wanting Mor
title_full Wanting Mor / Rukhsana Khan
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Girls
Orphanages