The Resource Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan

Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan

Label
Homeless bird
Title
Homeless bird
Statement of responsibility
Gloria Whelan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story told clearly and without extravagance, somber in the way in which it confronts the difficulties of Koly's life, and yet radiant with hope. Married at thirteen Koly's life begins a seemingly inexorable downward spiral into poverty and isolation. Abandoned in a city of temples and white sari-clad widows, the young girl discovers opportunities and savage crimes among those who would helpher and those who would exploit her
Summary
Kali discovers that the husband her parents have chosen for her is sickly
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2000.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
101111
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whelan, Gloria
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Book Awards
  • Arranged marriage
  • Courage
  • Children's stories
  • Literary prize winners
  • India
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Harper Trophy, 2001
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
167 p.
Isbn
9781845079772
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781845079772
Label
Homeless bird, Gloria Whelan
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Harper Trophy, 2001
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
167 p.
Isbn
9781845079772
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781845079772

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