Homeless Bird
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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.

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. Can she forge her own future, even in the face of time-worn tradition?

Perfect for schools and classrooms, this universally acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning novel by master of historical fiction Gloria Whelan is a gripping tale of hope that will transport readers of all ages.

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Street Date:
10/06/2009
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780061975820
ASIN:
B001NRNITY
Reading Level:
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Lexile measure:
800
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APA Citation (style guide)

Gloria Whelan. (2009). Homeless Bird. HarperCollins.

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Gloria Whelan. 2009. Homeless Bird. HarperCollins.

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Gloria Whelan, Homeless Bird. HarperCollins, 2009.

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Gloria Whelan. Homeless Bird. HarperCollins, 2009. Web.

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