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Homeless bird

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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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9780064408196
9780739386026
9780060284527
9780807220139
9780061975820
9780060284541
9780006028451
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
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Grouped Work ID 7f25028c-8037-a07f-9d51-0da12cd77672
Grouping Title homeless bird
Grouping Author whelan gloria
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 23:20:07PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-14 23:44:09PM

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subject_facet Courage -- Fiction, India -- Fiction, India -- Social life and customs. -- Fiction, National Book Award -- 2000
title_display Homeless bird
title_full Homeless Bird, Homeless bird / Gloria Whelan, Homeless bird [sound recording] / Gloria Whelan
title_short Homeless bird
title_sub
topic_facet Courage, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, National Book Award, Social life and customs