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Author Qamar, Amjed.

Title Beneath my mother's feet / Amjed Qamar.

Publication Info. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Children's Department  J FICTION QAMAR    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Young Adult  Y QAMAR    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 198 pages ; 22 cm
Audience Ages 12 up.
Summary When her father is injured, fourteen-year-old Nazia is pulled away from school, her friends, and her preparations for an arranged marriage, to help her mother clean houses in a wealthy part of Karachi, Pakistan, where she finally rebels against the destiny that is planned for her.
Study Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG+ 4.9 8.
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 4.9 8.0 122750.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Family life -- Pakistan -- Fiction.
Household employees -- Fiction.
Pakistan -- Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Sex role -- Fiction.
Poverty -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Subject Families -- Pakistan -- Juvenile fiction.
Household employees -- Juvenile fiction.
Pakistan -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.
Poverty -- Juvenile fiction.
Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Wounds and injuries -- Juvenile fiction.
Fate and fatalism -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Life change events -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9781416947288 hardcover
1416947280 hardcover
9781442414518 paperback
1442414510 paperback
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