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Homer Public Library J SAE 000148650 Children's Library -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780399544682
  • ISBN: 0399544682
  • Physical Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, [2018]

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"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.
Study Program Information Note:
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.
Family life > Fiction.
Conduct of life.
Indentured servants.
Pakistan > Juvenile fiction.
Pakistan > Fiction.
Pakistan > Fiction.
Middle East > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.