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Haveli

By: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Format: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Ember
ISBN: 9780307977892
09/11/2012 - $8.99
Categories: Family - General,

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 daughter's education and uncertain future. Then, during a visit to the haveli, their home in the city of Lahore, Shabanu falls in love with Omar, in spite of traditions that forbid their union.