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The Resource Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan

Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan

Label
Homeless bird
Title
Homeless bird
Statement of responsibility
Gloria Whelan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: Gloria Whelan's National Book Award-winning novel, chronicles the breathtaking story of a remarkable young woman who dares to defy fate. Like many girls her age in India, thirteen-year-old Koly faces her arranged marriage with hope and courage. But Koly's story takes a terrible turn when in the wake of the ceremony, she discovers she's been horribly misled; her life has been sold for a dowry. In prose both graceful and unflinching, this powerful novel relays the story of a rare young woman, who even when cast out into a brutal current of time-worn tradition, sets out to forge her own remarkable future. Inspired by a newspaper article about the real thirteen-year-old widows in India today, this universally acclaimed best-selling novel, characterized by spare, lyrical language and remarkable detail, transports readers into the heart of a gripping tale of hope
Summary
Kali discovers that the husband her parents have chosen for her is sickly
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2000.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
101111
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.W5718
LC item number
Ho 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
1277235
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780060284541
Lccn
99033241
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41482279
  • (OCoLC)41482279
Label
Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan
Link
Publication
Control code
1277235
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780060284541
Lccn
99033241
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41482279
  • (OCoLC)41482279

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