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Source:Lee & Low Books, Volume 1st, New York (2010)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3613 .A4326 Y37 2010
Keywords:Bangladesh--Fiction, Bangladesh--Juvenile fiction, Child labor--Fiction, Child labor--Juvenile fiction, Children's stories, Dhaka (Bangladesh)--Fiction, Dhaka (Bangladesh)--Juvenile fiction, Education--Fiction, Education--Juvenile fiction, Families--Bangladesh--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Bangladesh--Fiction
Summary: In Dhaka, Bangladesh, as two girls work hard all day to help support their family by chipping bricks into small pieces, older sister Yasmin seeks a way to attend school and learn to read so that she can have a better life one day. Includes author's note about conditions in Bangladesh, child labor, and how to help.
Lexile measure 610; Ages 6-10; Book level 3.4; Realistic Fiction