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Author Saeed, Aisha, author.

Title Amal unbound / Aisha Saeed.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL YA Fiction - BDBB-2  YA SAE    AVAILABLE
 Byron PL Juvenile Fiction - BYLY-14  J FIC SAE    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile Fiction - CHVY-11  J SAE    AVAILABLE
 Cordova DL Stacks - CORG-7  J SAE    AVAILABLE
 CUSD 2 - Serena High Juvenile Fiction - SHBB-3  F SAE    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  J SAE    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Juvenile Fiction - FRPY-12  J FIC SAE    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Juvenile Fiction - FPLY-13  J FIC SAEED    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Juvenile Fiction - GALY-13  J FIC SAE    AVAILABLE
 Genoa PL Stacks - GELY-11  J SAEED    AVAILABLE

Description 226 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary "Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior, she is forced to leave her heartbroken family behind and go work at their estate. Amal is distraught but has faced setbacks before. So she summons her courage and begins navigating the complex rules of life as a servant, with all its attendant jealousies and pecking-order woes. Most troubling, though, is Amal's increasing awareness of the deadly measures the Khan family will go to in order to stay in control. It's clear that their hold over her village will never loosen as long as everyone is too afraid to challenge them--so if Amal is to have any chance of ensuring her loved ones' safety and winning back her freedom, she must find a way to work with the other servants to make it happen." --Page [2] of cover.
Audience HL600L Lexile
Decoding demand: 94 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 85 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.2 6 194712.
Subject Indentured servants -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Pakistan -- Juvenile fiction.
Courage -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Indentured servants -- Fiction.
Family life -- Pakistan -- Fiction.
Courage -- Fiction.
Conduct of life -- Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Family -- General (see also headings under Social Issues)
JUVENILE FICTION -- People & Places -- Middle East.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Social Issues -- General (see also headings under Family)
Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Courage -- Fiction.
Indentured servants -- Fiction.
Family life -- Pakistan -- Fiction.
Pakistan -- Juvenile fiction.
Pakistan -- Fiction.
Pakistan -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780399544682 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)
0399544682 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)

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