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Climbing the stairs

Author: Padma Venkatraman
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In India, in 1941, when her father becomes brain-damaged in a non-violent protest march, fifteen-year-old Vidya and her family are forced to move in with her father's extended family and become accustomed to a totally different way of life.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Padma Venkatraman
ISBN: 9780399247460 0399247467
OCLC Number: 147959304
Target Audience: 012-017.
Description: 247 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: August 1941 --
Krishna Jayanthi --
Rifka --
Mahim Beach --
The chess game --
Periappa --
Black crow --
The protest march --
The idiot --
Ganesha Chathurthi --
Madras --
School --
Upstairs --
Chinni Chithi --
Hans Brinker --
A walk --
Saraswathi Poojai --
Raman --
Deepavali --
Raman's gift --
The library --
The outhouse --
Karthigai --
Malati's wedding --
Malati's departure --
Pearl Harbor --
Pongal --
Air-raid drills --
The dark fortnight --
Kitta's choice --
Alone --
Saidapet --
The officer --
St. Thomas Mount --
The return --
The proposal --
The diary --
In Thatha's study --
The evacuation --
Coimbatore --
Madras, August 14, 1942.
Responsibility: Padma Venkatraman.
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In India, in 1941, when her father becomes brain-damaged in a non-violent protest march, fifteen-year-old Vidya and her family are forced to move in with her father's extended family and become accustomed to a totally different way of life.

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