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2 current holds with 40 total copies.
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|Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library||J SAEED (Text)||39493108355779||Juvenile New Fiction||Available||-|
|Bordeaux Library||J SAEED (Text)||31781064716085||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Charles H. Stone Memorial Library||JF SAEED (Text)||30665100369051||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Cliffdale Library||J SAEED (Text)||31781064716077||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Columbus Library||YA F SAE (Text)||31250200029927||Young Adult New Fiction||Available||-|
|Cumberland Headquarters||J SAEED (Text)||31781064716069||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|East Asheville Library||J SAE (Text)||0020511886929||Juvenile New Fiction||Checked out||09/27/2018|
|East Regional Library||J SAEED (Text)||31781064716051||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Eden Library||J Fic (Text)||31554010361417||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Edneyville Branch||SAE (Text)||33258008416815||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9780399544682
- ISBN: 0399544682
- Physical Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, 
- Copyright: ©2018
|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
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.
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