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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
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 Cordova DL Stacks - CORG-7  J SAE    AVAILABLE
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 East Moline PL Juvenile Fiction - EMPG-6  J FIC SAE (Caudill 2021) cart    AVAILABLE
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Description 226 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Awards 2021 Rebecca Caudill Award nominee.
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)
Pakistan -- Juvenile fiction.
Pakistan -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780399544682 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)
0399544682 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)

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