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One Half from the East
by Nadia Hashimi


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Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh --a preteen girl dressed as a boy.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh--a preteen girl dressed as a boy.

Obayda's family is in need of some good fortune, and her aunt has an idea to bring the family luck--dress Obayda, the youngest of four sisters, as a boy, a bacha posh.

Life in this in-between place is confusing, but once Obayda meets another bacha posh, everything changes. Their transformation won't last forever, though--unless the two best friends can figure out a way to make it stick and make their newfound freedoms endure.

Nadia Hashimi's first novel for adults, The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, was a bestseller that shares a bacha posh character with One Half from the East.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780062421906
  • ISBN-10: 0062421905
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 272
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - Asia
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