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Mar 06, 2018
| 73 Minutes
| 7-10 years
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Mar 06, 2018 | ISBN 9780525624424 | 7-10 years
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.
Mitali Perkins has written many novels and picture books for young readers, including You Bring the Distant Near, Forward Me Back to You, Rickshaw Girl, and Bamboo People. Her books have been nominated for the National Book Award, won the South… More about Mitali Perkins
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