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Shabanu : daughter of the wind

Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Publisher: New York : Laurel-Leaf Books, 2003, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : 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: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fisher Staples
ISBN: 0440238560 9780440238560 9781439506301 1439506302
OCLC Number: 52959798
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1990.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 18 cm
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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