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."--Page 2 of cover
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2019
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2019.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2019
  • 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
[Fic]
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
juvenile
Label
Amal unbound, Aisha Saeed
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399544705
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A13A34C3-EED0-4541-BA59-F25E78547C9D
System control number
(OCoLC)1035214762
Label
Amal unbound, Aisha Saeed
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399544705
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A13A34C3-EED0-4541-BA59-F25E78547C9D
System control number
(OCoLC)1035214762

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