Iqbal: a novel

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"You see, for Iqbal I was not invisible. I existed, and he made me free." For Fatima and the other unseen children of Hussain Khan's carpet factory, Iqbal Masih's arrival is the end of hope and its beginning. It is Iqbal who tells them that their family's debt will never be cancelled, no matter how many inches of progress they make in their rugs, no matter how neat the knots or perfect the pattern. But it is also Iqbal who is brave enough to talk about the future. "Fatima," he promises, "next spring you and I are going to go and fly a kite. Remember that, whatever happens." This is the story of the real Iqbal: a courageous thirteen-year-old boy who knew that his life was worth more than a rug, that chaining children to looms to work hours without rest was not right, and that there was a way to stop the abuse.
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9780689854453
9781449888077
9781416903291
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.1, 4 Points
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730L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-16 23:16:10PM
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subject_facet Child abuse -- Fiction, Child abuse -- Juvenile fiction, Child labor -- Fiction, Child labor -- Juvenile fiction, Child labor. -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Masih, Iqbal, -- 1982-1995 -- Fiction, Masih, Iqbal, -- 1982-1995 -- Juvenile fiction, Rug and carpet industry -- Pakistan -- Fiction, Rug and carpet industry -- Pakistan -- Juvenile fiction, Rug and carpet industry -- Pakistan. -- Fiction
title_display Iqbal : a novel
title_full Iqbal / written by Francesco D'Adamo ; translated by Ann Lenori, Iqbal : a novel / written by Francesco D'Adamo ; translated by Ann Lenori, Iqbal [electronic resource] / Francesco D'Adamo ; [translated by Ann Lenori]
title_short Iqbal :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Child abuse, Child labor, Masih, Iqbal, Rug and carpet industry