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Homeless Bird

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Homeless Bird by Whelan, Gloria, 9780064408196
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  • ISBN: 9780064408196 | 0064408191
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/7/2010
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National Book Award Winner. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

Like many girls her age in India, thirteen-year-old Koly is getting married. When she discovers that the husband her parents have chosen for her is a sickly boy with wicked parents, Koly wishes that she could flee. But on her wedding day, her fate is sealed. Then Koly's life takes an unexpected turn. Finding herself in a city of widows begging for food, this rare you woman sets out to forge her own future.

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