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Written in the stars

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This heart-wrenching novel explores what it is like to be thrust into an unwanted marriage. Has Naila's fate been written in the stars? Or can she still make her own destiny? a Naila's conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing- She may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up-but they will choose her husband. Following their cultural tradition, they will plan an arranged marriage for her. And until then, dating-even friendship with a boy-is forbidden. When Naila breaks their rule by falling in love with Saif, her parents are livid. Convinced she has forgotten who she truly is, they travel to Pakistan to visit relatives and explore their roots. But Naila's vacation turns into a nightmare when she learns that plans have changed-her parents have found her a husband and they want her to marry him, now! Despite her greatest efforts, Naila is aghast to find herself cut off from everything and everyone she once knew. Her only hope of escape is Saifa.a.a. if he can find her before it's too late.
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Level 4.1, 8 Points
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HL: High-Low 560L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-12-17 23:17:29PM
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subject_facet Arranged marriage -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs), Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Forced marriage, Forced marriage -- Fiction, Love stories, American, Pakistan, Pakistan -- Fiction, Pakistani Americans, Pakistani Americans -- Fiction, Romance fiction, Young adult fiction
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