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Shabanu : daughter of the wind, with related readings

Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Publisher: New York : Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
Series: Glencoe literature library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father's wishes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fisher Staples
ISBN: 0028180178 9780028180175
OCLC Number: 53325869
Awards: Newbery honor, 1990
Description: iv, 187 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Shabanu, daughter of the wind / Suzanne Fisher Staples --
from Desert flower / Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller --
Nothing runs like a camel / Diane Yancey --
My mother combs my hair / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni --
Picture bride / Cathy Song --
Marriage is a private affair / Chinua Achebe --
Story of Wali Dâd the simple-hearted / Andrew Lang, editor.
Series Title: Glencoe literature library.
Other Titles: Newbery honor, 1990.
Responsibility: by Suzanne Fisher Staples.

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When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father's wishes.

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