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Yasmin's hammer

Guided Reading Level: 

M

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Lee & Low Books, Volume 1st, New York (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3613 .A4326 Y37 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9171198

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

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 610; Ages 6-10; Book level 3.4; Realistic Fiction