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Karma: a novel in verse

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It is 1984, and fifteen-year-old Maya is on her way to India with her father. She carries with her the ashes of her mother, who has recently committed suicide, and arrives in Delhi on the eve of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination - one of the bloodiest riots in the country's history. Then Maya is separated from her father and must rely upon the help of a mysterious, kindhearted boy, Sandeep, to safely reunite them. But as her love for Sandeep begins to blossom, Maya will have to face the truth about her painful adolescence . . . if she's ever to imagine her future. In this gorgeous, haunting portrait of love, loss, and growing up, Cathy Ostlere - in masterful strokes of verse - has created a simply unforgettable read.
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Level 3.1, 7 Points
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HL: High-Low 400L
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Full title karma a novel in verse
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display_description In 1984, following her mother's suicide, 15-year-old Maya and her Sikh father travel to New Delhi from Canada to place her mother's ashes in their final resting place. On the night of their arrival, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated, Maya and her father are separated when the city erupts in chaos, and Maya must rely on Sandeep, a boy she has just met, for survival.
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Canadians -- Fiction, Canadians -- India -- Fiction, Canadians -- India -- Juvenile fiction, Canadians -- Juvenile fiction, Children of interfaith marriage -- Fiction, Children of interfaith marriage -- Juvenile fiction, Children of suicide victims -- Fiction, Children of suicide victims -- Juvenile fiction, Gandhi, Indira, -- 1917-1984 -- Assassination -- Fiction, Gandhi, Indira, -- 1917-1984 -- Assassination -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, India -- Fiction, India -- Juvenile fiction, Mute persons -- Fiction, Mute persons -- Juvenile fiction, Novels in verse, Young adult fiction
title_display Karma : a novel in verse
title_full Karma : a novel in verse / Cathy Ostlere
title_short Karma :
title_sub a novel in verse
topic_facet Assassination, Bildungsromans, Canadians, Children of interfaith marriage, Children of suicide victims, Gandhi, Indira, Historical fiction, Mute persons, Novels in verse, Young adult fiction