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Sheth, Kashmira.

Keeping corner / Kashmira Sheth. - 1st Disney-Hyperion pbk. ed. - New York : Disney-Hyperion Books, 2009. - 272, [20] p. ; 21 cm.

Reprint with new Discussion guide. Previously published: New York : Hyperion, 2007.

In India in the 1940's, thirteen-year-old Leela's happy, spoiled childhood ends when her husband since age nine, whom she barely knows, dies, leaving her a widow whose only hope of happiness could come from Mahatma Ghandi's social and political reforms.

A Junior Library Guild selection

9780786838608 (pbk.) 0786838604 (pbk.)

Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 --Juvenile fiction.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 --Fiction.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 --Fiction.

Families--India--Juvenile fiction.
Widows--Juvenile fiction.
Child marriage--Juvenile fiction.
Women's rights--Juvenile fiction.
Child marriage--Fiction.
Women's rights--Fiction.
Family life--India--Fiction.
Teenage marriage--Fiction.
Women's rights--Fiction.

India--History--British occupation, 1765-1947--Juvenile fiction.
India--History--British occupation, 1765-1947--Fiction.
India--History--20th century--Fiction.

PZ7.S5543 / Kee 2009


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