A girl like that

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Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, LLC,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
890L
Description
Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: an Indian girl, a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a troublemaker whose romantic entanglements are the subject of endless gossip among the girls in her school. "You don't want to get involved with a girl like that," they say. So how is it that Porus, a Parsi boy, has only ever had eyes for her? And how did Zarin and Porus end up dead in a car together, crashed on the side of the highway in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? When the religious police arrive, everything everyone thought they knew about Zarin is called into question.
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ISBN:
9780374305444
Lexile measure:
890L
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Last Update 2018-05-27 04:46:50AM
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display_description In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, sixteen-year-old half-Hindu/half-Parsi Zarin Wadia is the class troublemaker and top subject for the school rumor blogs, regularly leaving class to smoke cigarettes in cars with boys, but she also desperately wants to grow up and move out of her aunt and uncle's house, perhaps realizing too late that Porus, another non-Muslim Indian who risks deportation but remains devoted to Zarin, could help her escape. When the two end up dead in a car on a highway in Jeddah, it becomes clear she was far more than a "girl like that."
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subject_facet Bullying -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, East Indians -- Saudi Arabia -- Fiction, East Indians -- Saudi Arabia -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Jiddah (Saudi Arabia) -- Fiction, Rape -- Fiction, Religion -- Fiction, Saudi Arabia -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display A girl like that
title_full A girl like that / Tanaz Bhathena
title_short A girl like that
topic_facet Bullying, Dating (Social customs), East Indians, High schools, Rape, Religion, Schools