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“My ideas are sparked by my passions—for the exotic (which I manage to find almost anywhere), for the particular details that make other people’s lives unforgettable.”—Suzanne Fisher Staples

Suzanne Fisher Staples is the award-winning author whose novels for young adults include Haveli, the sequel to Shabanu; Dangerous Skies; and Shiva’s Fire. Before writing books, she worked for many years as a UPI correspondent in Asia, with stints in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.


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I come from a literal family. Everybody says just what they mean, with few embellishments, regardless of who likes it, or whether it makes sense.

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Haveli
Written by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Trade Paperback

The world of Newbery Honor Book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani woman's heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in her husband's household, even as she plans for her young... Read More
 





Haveli
Written by Suzanne Fisher Staples
eBook

The world of Newbery Honor book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani woman's heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in her husband's household, even as she plans for her young... Read More
 





The House of Djinn
Written by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Trade Paperback

Mumtaz, daughter of Shabanu, has lived with her father's traditional Muslim family for 10 years, enduring the scorn of her auntie Leyla day in and day out. Her only protectors are her uncle Omar and Baba, patriarch of the Amirzai tribe, but even they would disown her if they knew she... Read More
 





Shabanu
Written by Suzanne Fisher Staples
eBook

Life is both sweet and cruel to strong-willed young Shabanu, whose home is the windswept Cholistan Desert of Pakistan. The second daughter in a family with no sons, she’s been allowed freedoms forbidden to most Muslim girls. But when a tragic encounter with a wealthy and powerful landowner ruins the marriage... Read More
 





Shabanu
Written by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Trade Paperback

Life is both sweet and cruel to strong-willed young Shabanu, whose home is the windswept Cholistan Desert of Pakistan. The second daughter in a family with no sons, she's been allowed freedoms forbidden to most Muslim girls. But when a tragic encounter with a wealthy and powerful landowner ruins the marriage... Read More
 

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