The Resource Amal unbound, Aisha Saeed

Amal unbound, Aisha Saeed

Label
Amal unbound
Title
Amal unbound
Statement of responsibility
Aisha Saeed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior, she is forced to leave her heartbroken family behind and go work at their estate. Amal is distraught but has faced setbacks before. So she summons her courage and begins navigating the complex rules of life as a servant, with all its attendant jealousies and pecking-order woes. Most troubling, though, is Amal's increasing awareness of the deadly measures the Khan family will go to in order to stay in control. It's clear that their hold over her village will never loosen as long as everyone is too afraid to challenge them--so if Amal is to have any chance of ensuring her loved ones' safety and winning back her freedom, she must find a way to work with the other servants to make it happen
Summary
In Pakistan, Amal holds onto her dream of being a teacher even after becoming an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt to the wealthy and corrupt Khan family
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10657575
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saeed, Aisha
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indentured servants
  • Families
  • Courage
  • Conduct of life
  • Pakistan
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Amal unbound, Aisha Saeed
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9781925773026
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Amal unbound, Aisha Saeed
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9781925773026
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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