Rickshaw Girl by Mitali Perkins audiobook

Rickshaw Girl

By Mitali Perkins
Read by Zehra Naqvi

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1.23 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780525624424

This acclaimed, award-winning novel by Mitali Perkins will soon be a movie! Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort to help puts her family deeper in debt, she draws on her resourceful nature and her talents to bravely save the day.

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This acclaimed, award-winning novel by Mitali Perkins will soon be a movie!

Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort to help puts her family deeper in debt, she draws on her resourceful nature and her talents to bravely save the day.

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Author Bio: Mitali Perkins

Author Bio: Mitali Perkins

Mitali Perkins is the author of Rickshaw Girl, a New York Public Library Top 100 Book; Tiger Boy, a Junior Library Guild selection; and You Bring the Distant Near, among other novels. Mitali was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, India, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana. She resides in San Francisco, where she is a lecturer at Saint Mary’s College of California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 1.23
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English