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The night diary

Author: Veera Hiranandani
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random house LLC, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.
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Genre/Form: Diary fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Children's fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veera Hiranandani
ISBN: 9780735228528 0735228523
OCLC Number: 1050955435
Notes: First published in the United States of America by Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.
Includes discussion questions and recipe.
Awards: Commended for Newbery Medal (Children's) 2019
Target Audience: Ages 8 up.
Description: 264 pages, 11 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Veera Hiranandani.

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