Homeless Bird
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Books on Tape 2009
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Edition:
Unabridged
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
800L
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Description
Gloria Whelan's National Book Award–winning novel, chronicles the breathtaking story of a remarkable young woman who dares to defy fate. Like many girls her age in India, thirteen–year–old Koly faces her arranged marriage with hope and courage. But Koly's story takes a terrible turn when in the wake of the ceremony, she discovers she's been horribly misled; her life has been sold for a dowry. In prose both graceful and unflinching, this powerful novel relays the story of a rare young woman, who even when cast out into a brutal current of time–worn tradition, sets out to forge her own remarkable future.Inspired by a newspaper article about the real thirteen–year–old widows in India today, this universally acclaimed bestselling novel, characterized by spare, lyrical language and remarkable detail, transports listeners into the heart of a gripping tale of hope.
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Street Date:
04/28/2009
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780739386026
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
800
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APA Citation (style guide)

Gloria Whelan. (2009). Homeless Bird. Unabridged Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gloria Whelan. 2009. Homeless Bird. Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gloria Whelan, Homeless Bird. Books on Tape, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gloria Whelan. Homeless Bird. Unabridged Books on Tape, 2009.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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