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Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind

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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. A Newbery Honor Book. Reissue.

About the Author

Suzanne Fisher Staples is the award-winning author whose novels for young adults include Haveli, the sequel to Shabanu; Dangerous Skies; and Shiva’s Fire. Before writing books, she worked for many years as a UPI correspondent in Asia, with stints in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375985898
Subtitle:
Daughter of the Wind
Publisher:
Laurel-Leaf Books
Author:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : General
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Publication Date:
20030812
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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