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The house of djinn

Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An unexpected death brings Shabanu's daughter, Mumtaz, and nephew, Jameel, both aged fifteen, to the forefront of an attempt to modernize Pakistan, but the teens must both sacrifice their own dreams if they are to meet family and tribal expectations.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fisher Staples
ISBN: 9780374399368 0374399360
OCLC Number: 86117271
Notes: "Frances Foster books."
Description: ix, 207 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Suzanne Fisher Staples.

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An unexpected death brings Shabanu's daughter, Mumtaz, and nephew, Jameel, both aged fifteen, to the forefront of an attempt to modernize Pakistan, but the teens must both sacrifice their own dreams if they are to meet family and tribal expectations.
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-05) Good Permalink

     Staples, a former UPI correspondent in India, is a skilled storyteller whose works reminds me of the work of Deborah Ellis. She tackles tough topics in this book for mature readers.  It is the sequel to Shabanu and readers who relished that work will also want to read...
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