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Homeless bird

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Publisher:
HarperCollinsPublishers,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
800L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
Description
Leaving Home...forever. Like many girls her age in India, thirteen-year-old Koly is getting married. When she discovers that the husband her parents have chosen for her is sickly boy with wicked parents, Koly wishes she could flee. According to tradition, though, she has no choice. On her wedding day, Koly's fate is sealed.In the wake of her marriage, however, Koly's life takes an unexpected turn, and she finds herself alone in a strange city of white-sari-clad windows. Her only choice seems to be to shed her name and her future and join the hopeless hordes who chant for food.Even then, cast out in a current of time-worn tradition, this rare young woman sets out to forge her own exceptional future. And a life, like a beautiful tapestry, comes together for Koly-- one stitch at a time.Books for the Teen Age 2001 (NYPL) and 2000 National Book Award Winner
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ISBN:
9780060284541
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.3, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
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Grouping Title homeless bird
Grouping Author whelan gloria
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-03 05:03:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 04:47:03AM

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display_description When thirteen-year-old Koly enters into an ill-fated arranged marriage, she must either suffer a destiny dictated by India's tradition or find the courage to oppose it.
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subject_facet Courage -- Juvenile fiction, India -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Homeless bird
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